Professor Dawnhee Yim is a distinguished professor at the Department of History, Dongguk
University. She was also a Governing Board Member of ICHCAP. She has served as Chief of Committee for Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Republic of Korea for many years. Furthermore, Professor Yim was a Haitian Cultural Heritage specialist and an international judge selected by UNESCO World Intangible Cultural Heritage. She was awarded the Veterans Culture Award.