BA (Yonsei University, Korea), PhD (York University, UK)
Department of Saemaul Studies & International Development
Department of Regional Development & Welfare Administration
College of Political Science & Public Administration
Academic Interest Areas
- Idea and policy develepment
- Political ideology in Britain
- Social care policy
- Policy transfer between West and East
- Service delivery and public management
- East Asian social policy
- Content analysis
- Global social policy
The lectureship in Yeungnam University was awarded after 5 years of study in York for PhD transferred from MA in Public Service Management. Before coming to Britain, I was involved in variouse campaigns for policy reforms as an activist in a leading NGO in Korea (People’s Solidarity for Paricipatory Democracy, PSPD).
During PhD study in York, I had been International Consulting Advisor for National Health Insurance Cooperation and also participated in a number of policy reports by governmental research institute for Korean government on social care, service delivery, social protection and family policy.