University of Southern California

USC Global Conference

Global Challenges for Humanity
Seoul, Korea
May 23-25, 2013

Yong-duck Jung

Yong JungYong-duck Jung is a professor at the Seoul National University (SNU) and president of the Korean Social Science Research Council. He has served as senator of SNU; trustee of the Hansung University; president of the Korean Association for Public Administration and the Korea Institute of Public Administration; executive member for the International Political Science Association’s research committee on globalization and governance; and council member of the American Society of Public Administration’s section on Chinese Public Administration and the Japanese Association for the Study of Political Society.

Yong-duck Jung has acted at the editorial board of several academic journals including Governance, International Public management Journal, Korean Journal of Policy Studies (editor) and Korean Public Administration Review (editor). He has been a policy advisor for a wide variety of public organizations in Korea, including the presidential committee for administrative reform; the organizing committee for the 6th Global Forum on Reinventing Government; the innovation committee of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade; the financial performance evaluation committee of the Ministry of Planning and Budget; the government performance evaluation committee, co-chaired with the prime minister. Jung’s teaching and research subjects include public administration theory and philosophy and governance and public leadership.

He has written and edited many books including The State Apparatuses in Korea and Japan, Collaborative Governance in the United States and Korea, and Public Conflicts and Policy Coordination Leadership. He holds B.S. and M.P.A. degrees from Seoul National University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Southern California.

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