B.A. in Political Sciences (International relations), Handong Global University, S. Korea
MPA in Governance, Sungkyunkwan University, S. Korea
Ph.D. in Public Administration, Pennsylvania State University at Harrisburg
Specializations: Collaborative governance, nonprofit management, social network analysis, and DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion)
Dr. Yoo’s research focuses on intersectoral collaborative governance for designing and implementing social policies and programs. She is interested in facilitating collaboration and creating collaborative environments in the public sector. She worked for nonprofit organizations and research institutions as a coordinator and researcher in S. Korea, focusing on collaborative networks and citizen participation for social integration and conflict management.
Dr. Yoo has taught government organizations and politics, public administration, policy design and analysis, and research methods.
“I believe that the ultimate goal of learning and teaching is to enrich and improve our lives and society in general. I want to ensure that my students use their knowledge and diverse skills to make better decisions in their workplaces so as to contribute to creating a better society”.