top of page



I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science & Diplomacy at Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, South Korea. My research interests lie at the intersection of public opinion, domestic and foreign policy, political economy, and quantitative and experimental methods. My principal line of research examines how citizens evaluate domestic and foreign policies and how this translates into voting decisions. My work is forthcoming or has appeared in the American Journal of Political Science, Comparative Political Studies, Review of International Political Economy, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, and Environmental Science & Technology, among others.

I completed my Ph.D. in Political Science at Columbia University. Prior to graduate school, I worked as a legislative staff in the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea for over two years. I received an M.A. in International Affairs (2012) from the School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA), Columbia University, and a B.A. in Political Science and French from Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea. I currently serve as a policy advisor to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Korea.


bottom of page