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Jayme Kim

Jayme Kim

Jayme Kim

Pronouns: they/their/them
Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor




  • Ph.D. in 2015 from New York University
  • B.S. in 2007 from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
Biographic Overview

Jayme Kim (they/their/them) joins the Department of Physics in the College of Arts and Sciences in Fall 2022 as a Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor. They will teach classes in Physics including the General Physics sequence.

Prior to joining Syracuse University, Professor Kim taught physics courses, including General Physics courses, at New York University from 2020-22. They began their appointment at New York University as an adjunct faculty and were promoted to a Lecturer in Physics at January 2021. Prior to New York University, Professor Kim was a Visiting Assistant Professor at Montclair State University from 2019-2020, teaching various undergraduate physics courses.


Research Interests

Professor Kim’s research focuses on quantization of gravity and related topics. Research papers they have contributed include “Asymptotic symmetries of colored gravity in three dimensions”, appeared in Journal of High Energy Physics (JHEP), “On a Canonical Quantization of 3D Anti de Sitter Pure Gravity”, also appeared in JHEP, and “More on long string dynamics in gravity on AdS3: Spinning strings and rotating BTZ black holes”, appeared in Physical Review D.