Curriculum Vitae

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Niehaus Center for
Globalization and Governance
Robertson Hall
Princeton, NJ 08544-1013


Academic Appointments

Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
       Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance                               Sep. 2020 - present

Education

University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
      Ph.D., Political Science, July, 2020
              Committee: Randall W. Stone (chair), David Primo, Kevin Clarke, and Sally W.
                                    Thurston (Biostatistics)
              Fields: International Relations, Research Methods, Comparative Politics
      M.A., Political Science, 2015

Seoul National University, Seoul
      M.P.P., Public Policy, 2012
      B.A., Political Science and Economics, 2009

Additional Education

  • Workshop on Research Design for Causal Inference, Northwestern Law School, 2017
  • Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2016

Research Interests

  • International Relations: International Political Economy, International Organizations, International Trade, Foreign Direct Investment, Economic Sanctions
  • Methodologies: Bayesian Inference, Ideal Point Estimation, Text Mining, Latent Variable

Publication

  • “Plaintiffs by Proxy: A Firm-level Appraoch to WTO Dispute Resolution” (with Randall W. Stone) The Review of International Organizations, 2018. 13(2): 273-308.

Working papers

  • “The Effect of Economic Sanctions on Companies’ Foreign Direct Investment Decisions: The Case of Sanctions against Russia.” (with Elena V. McLean and Taehee Whang).
  • “Dirty Work and the Americanization of Korean Firms.” (with Randall W. Stone).
  • “Providing Protection: Agricultural Support and Flexibility of Preferential Trade Agreements in Democracies.”
  • “Geographic locations, Corporate Lobbying and Trade Remedies: Evidence from the U.S.”
  • “WTO Disputes and Friends of the Court”
  • “Examining Causal Mechanisms between Ethnic Diversity and Public Goods Provision: A Conjoint Analysis.” (with Hye-Sung Kim ).

Works in Progress

  • “Predicting FDI Inflows: Exploring a Non-linear Relationship Between Peace Years, Natural Resources, and Rule of Law” (with Hye-Sung Kim ).

Grants and Scholarships

  • Teaching-as-Research (TAR) Fellowship (University of Rochester), 2019
  • The Peter D. Watson Center for Conflict and Cooperation Grant, 2017
  • International Studies Association Travel Grant, 2017
  • American Political Science Association Travel Grant, 2016-2017
  • GSA’s Conference Travel Funding Award (University of Rochester) 2015, 2017
  • Charles E. Lanni Research Fellowship (University of Rochester), 2013-2015
  • Graduate Student Instructor (Seoul National University), 2011-2013
  • Korean Research Foundation Scholarship, 2010-2011
  • Honors Scholarships (Seoul National University), 2008

Teaching Experiences

Adjunct Instructor (University of Rochester)

Teaching Assistant

Presentations

  • “Providing Protection: Agricultural Support and the Flexibility of Preferential Trade Agreements in Democracies” presented at the virtual International Political Economy Society, 2019
  • “Providing Protection: Agricultural Support and the Flexibility of Preferential Trade Agreements in Democracies” presented at the International Studies Association Annual Conference, Toronto, 2019.
  • “The Effect of Economic Sanctions on Companies’ Foreign Direct Investment Decisions: The Case of Sanctions against Russia” (with Eleva V. McLean and Taehee Whang) presented at the International Studies Association Annual Conference, Toronto, 2019.
  • “The Effect of Economic Sanctions on Companies’ Foreign Direct Investment Decisions: The Case of Sanctions against Russia” (with Eleva V. McLean and Taehee Whang) presented at the American Political Science Association Annual Conference, Boston, 2018.
  • “Plaintiffs by Proxy: A Firm-level Appraoch to WTO Dispute Resolution” (with Randall W. Stone) presented at the Political Economy of International Organization Annual Conference, Bern, 2017; the American Political Science Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, 2017.
  • “Predicting FDI Inflows: Exploring a Non-linear Relationship Between Peace Years, Natural Resources, and Rule of Law” (with Hye-Sung Kim) presented at the American Political Science Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, 2017; the International Studies Association Annual Conference, Baltimore, 2017
  • “Third Parties as Amicus Curiae: Do They Contribute to the Legalization of the WTO?” presented at the American Political Science Association Annual Conference, Philadelphia, 2016; the International Studies Association Annual Conference, Atlanta, 2016; Midwest Political Science Association Annual Conference, Chicago, 2015.
  • “Downgrading Rights: The Costs of Austerity During Financial Crisis” presented at the Institute of Humane Society Graduate Colloquium, Orange, 2015.
  • “Examining Causal Mechanisms Between Ethnic Diversity and Public Goods Provision: A Conjoint Analysis” (Hye-Sung Kim) presented at the Midwest Political Science Association Annual Conference, Chicago, 2014.

Programming Skills

  • R, Python, Stata, Stan, SPSS
  • HTML5, CSS, Qualtrics

References