Dr. Jung Eun KIM 金廷恩

Assistant Professor: She obtained her B.Sc. in Environmental Engineering from Ewha Womans University and Master in Environmental Studies from York University. She received a Ph.D in Public Administration from the Maxwell School of Syracuse University. Her research interest is in the areas of environmental, science/technology, and international development policy. She is particularly interested in the global innovation system in achieving sustainable goals. Her dissertation focuses on the use of renewable energy technology in the international domain; highlighting potential win-win solutions for sustainable economic development from existing policies. She will teach courses on policy analysis and environmental policy.


  • “Foreign Aid and Technological Capacity: Empirical Evidence from Renewable Energy Aid.” Energy Policy. Forthcoming. 
  • ​“Sustainable Energy Transition in Developing countries: the role of energy aid donors.” Climate Policy. Forthcoming.
  • “Energy security and Climate change: How oil endowment influences alternative vehicle innovation.” Energy Policy 66: 400-410. 2014.
  • “The Clean Development Mechanism and Neglected Environmental Technologies” (with David Popp and Andrew Prag). Energy Policy 55: 165-179. 2013.


  • “Changing the Scope of Technology Research in Public Administration in the Era of Digitalization: Evidence from the Field and Opportunities for the Future” (with Eric Welch). Paper for the European Group for Public Administration Conference (2018).
  • ​“Policy leading policy in multilevel environmental governance: China’s air quality.” Paper for the Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management Annual Fall Conference (2017).
  • “Building Renewable Energy Infrastructure in Developing countries: Policy impacts on public-private partnership.” Paper for the INOGOV Workshop (2016).
  • “State Renewables Portfolio Standards (RPS) and Renewable Energy Diversification” (with Tian Tang) Paper for the Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management Annual Fall Conference (2014).