B.A., Ajou University, Suwon, South Korea
M.A., Ph.D., University of Florida, Gainesville
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science
Dr. Hyun Jung Yun is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science. She earned her B.A. in Political Science from Ajou University in Korea. While continuing her education at the University of Florida at Gainesville, she earned her M.A. in Political Science and then became the first student at The University of Florida to ever complete two Doctoral degrees at the same time, defending both dissertations in the same month. This impressive accomplishment was recognized in various newspapers spanning from Korea, St. Petersburg, Florida as well as Texas. Through radio and newspaper announcements, she was honored as a pillared member of her community. Dr. Yun’s PhDs are in Political Communication and Political Science. Upon receiving her degrees, she served as a Data Analyst and a Research Manager of several grant-supported and interuniversity-collaborated projects at the University of Florida where she also spent time as a Data Lab Instructor. She teaches Senior and Graduate level course with her concentration focusing on Political Communication, Public Opinion, Social Capital, Political Behavior and Media.
POSI 4336 Campaigns and Elections
An examination of the dynamics of American political campaigns and elections, including an analysis of federal and state elections as well as voting behavior and party and interest group influence.
POSI 4337 Topics in American and State Politics
This course will address specific issues, ideas, political cultures, and/or institutions that are prevalent in American and state politics.
PA 5312 Program Evaluation and Advanced Statistical Analysis
An advanced course in the application of quantitative methods to the evaluation of public policies and programs with emphasis on the administrative and management environment.
PS 5339 The American Presidency
Problems arising with respect to parties, legislation, the presidency, and political behavior.