Curriculum Vitae

Foo

Department of Political Science
University of Rochester
Harkness Hall, Room 333
280 Hutchison Road
Box 270146
Rochester, NY 14620


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).
  • “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

  • “Dirty Work and the Americanization of Korean Firms.” (with Randall W. Stone).
  • “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