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Hyun Yun

Dr. BalanoffOffice:  UAC 350
Phone:  512.245.4405

Curriculum Vitae

B.A., Ajou University, Suwon, South Korea
M.A., Ph.D., University of Florida, Gainesville

Professor, Department of Political Science

Dr. Hyun Jung Yun is a 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.


Courses Taught

PS 3321 Campaigns and Elections


PS 4326 Media and Public Opinion


PA 5312 Program Evaluation and Advanced Statistical Analysis


PS 5338 American Political Discourse