Dr. Chul Hyun Park is Assistant Professor at the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service. Currently, he focuses on the development of the new Executive Master of Public Service program. Specifically, he will be teaching Field Research Methods, Data Analysis, and Program Evaluation. Prior to joining UACS, he worked for the School of Public Affairs and the Center for Policy Informatics, both at Arizona State University.
Regarding his research, he has been interested in open and collaborative governance between government and non-state stakeholders. Particularly, he has conducted research on emerging technologies that enable multiple actors across the public, nonprofit, and for-profit sectors to effectively communicate and collaborate with one another to collectively resolve complex social problems like disasters and crises. His research areas broadly include e-government, open governance, emergency management, and program evaluation. His research work has been published in high quality peer-reviewed journals, including Government Information Quarterly, New Media and Society, and Evaluation and Program Planning.
He is originally from South Korea, and he received a Ph.D. in Public Administration and Policy from Arizona State University and a Master of Public Policy from Georgia State University.
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