Dr. Jeehee Han joined the Bush School of Government and Public Service as a Visiting Assistant Professor in 2021. She teaches in the Department of Public Service and Administration. Named by Texas A&M University to participate in the first cohort of Accountability, Climate, Equity and Sustainability (ACES) Fellows, Dr. Han brings to the Bush School a fresh appreciation for the value of diversity and inclusion and the power that it holds for students, faculty, and staff to enrich their lives.
Dr. Han’s research interests concentrate on housing, education, urban policy, socioeconomic inequality, and public and financial management, and her work has appeared in the journal Regional Science and Urban Economics. She was selected to receive a dissertation grant from the Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy and was funded by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy to participate in the 2021 Lincoln Institute Scholars Program.
Dr. Han obtained her doctorate in public administration, focusing on the fields of social policy and public finance, from Syracuse University in July 2021. She holds an MA in quantitative methods in the social sciences from Columbia University and a BA in economics and sociology from Northwestern University.