Jung-Hwa Kim is an Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Architecture. She is a historian and landscape architect interested in nineteenth- and twentieth- century garden art and open spaces. Her research focuses on the global transfer of ideas and plants in the field of landscape architecture and on archiving records and memories of designed landscapes. Her studies have been funded by the Korean Ministry of Education, the National Research Foundation in South Korea, the Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies, the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the University of Edinburgh, and the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz – Max Planck-Institut. She received a BS in Agriculture, a Master of Landscape Architecture, and a PhD from Seoul National University. Before launching her academic career, she worked as a landscape architect in several design firms in Seoul. She taught at Gachon University, the University of Seoul, and Sungkyunkwan University in South Korea.