The Institute for Science, Technology, and Public Policy is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Ki Eun Kang to our staff. As a postdoctoral research associate, Dr. Kang will expand the Institute’s research on sustainable communities by bringing additional theoretical perspectives. She is interested in land use and economic development, inter-municipal cooperation, citizen participation, environmental policy, conflict, and conflict resolution. Her current research focuses on interaction between private developers and local governments, especially on factors that influence developers’ threats to move economic development projects.
Dr. Kang received her PhD in community and public affairs from Binghamton University–State University of New York, master’s in public affairs from the University of Missouri, and bachelor’s degree in law from Kyunghee University.