Hyunjoon Park (PSC/PARC Research Associate) was featured in a Penn Today article about a momentous gift from James Joo-Jin Kim and Agnes Kim to create the James Joo-Jin Kim Center for Korean Studies, which will provide long-term support for academic and community-focused activities. “The establishment of the Kim Center will magnify interdisciplinary teaching and research that integrate social scientific and humanistic approaches and embrace comparative perspectives that connect Korea to broad global communities in addressing worldwide challenges such as inequality, climate change, migration, and pandemics,” said Hyunjoon Park.
Hyunjoon Park's (PSC/PARC Research Associate) Demographic Research paper, "Diverging Gaps in Childcare Time by Parental Education in South Korea," was selected by the editorial board as one of the best papers in Volume 44 and will be included in the Editor's Choice collection.
New paper co-authored by Hyunjoon Park ( PSC/PARC Research Associate) titled "Trends and educational variation in the association between spouses’ marital histories in South Korea, 1993–2017" was published in Demographic Research. Read more in the announcement on the Penn Sociology website here.
Hyunjoon Park ( PSC/PARC Research Associate) has co-authored research on homeownership amongst US baby boomers titled "US baby boomers’ homeownership trajectories across the life course: A Sequence Analysis approach" published in Demographic Research.
New research co-authored by PSC/PARC Research Associate Hyunjoon Park on diversity in selective NY schools titled "The Academic Success of East Asian American Youth: The Role of Shadow Education" was cited in a NY Daily News article. Read more at the Penn Sociology website and NY Daily news.
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Hyunjoon Park (PSC/PARC Research Associate) has been elected as the Chair of the American Sociological Association Asia and Asian America Section. Congratulations Hyunjoon!
Hyunjoon Park has been elected as Secretary/Treasurer of Research Committee 28 (RC28) on Social Stratification and Mobility of the International Sociological Association. RC28 is the international community of scholars who study stratification and inequality. Hyunjoon Park will serve for the next four years (2018-22).
Over the course of the past few years Hyunjoon Park, Jere Behrman, and Jaesung Choi have written about the relationship between single-sex schools students' STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) health outcomes. Recently a 2012 Working Paper about this topic was listed on SSRN's Top 10 download list for: Gender in the Global Research Landscape.
In a forthcoming version of the article Park, Behrman and Choi discuss the assignment of students into single-sex vs. coeducational high schools in Seoul, South Korea which provides an interesting context to study causal effects of single-sex schools.
New PSC Working Paper: Park, Hyunjoon and Jae Kyung Lee. 2014. "Growing Educational Differentials in the Retreat from Marriage among Korean Men." PSC Working Paper Series, PSC 14-5.
New book announcement: Hannum Emily, Hyunjoon Park, and Yuko Butler (Eds). Globalization, Changing Demographics, and Educational Challenges in East Asia (Research in Sociology of Education, Vol 17). Emerald, 2010
Park and Behrman's working paper "Causal Effects of Single-Sex Schools on College Attendance: Random Assignment in Korean High Schools." PSC Working Paper Series, PSC 10-01, is available.