Bonnie Tilland is a sociocultural anthropologist of South Korea and transnational East Asia. Her main research specialties are gender and family, media and popular culture, and education and language politics. She is currently an Associate Professor of East Asian Studies/Anthropology at Yonsei University in South Korea. In spring 2022, she is a visiting scholar at National Taiwan University.

Dr. Tilland is currently completing her first book, Sensible Mothering: Shifting Maternal Subjectivity in South Korea. Based on a decade of research, the book combines ethnographic and cultural studies methods to understand changes to mothering expectations, ideology and practice in provincial South Korea.

Dr. Tilland also enjoys literary and academic translation, and hopes to do more of it.