Associate Professor, Division of Social Science

Ji Yeon (Jean) Hong

PhD in Politics, New York University

Associate Professor, Division of Social Science

Ji Yeon (Jean) Hong

PhD in Politics, New York University


Areas of Expertise

Comparative political economy, Authoritarian regimes, Political violence, Chinese politics, East Asia

Biography

Prof. Hong is an Associate Professor at the Division of Social Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). She obtained her Ph.D. degree in the Department of Politics at New York University. Before NYU, she studied political science, economics (BA), and international relations (MS) at Seoul National University, Korea.

 

Her research interest centers on the political economy of authoritarian regimes, with particular attention to East Asia. She has various ongoing research projects related to resource-dependent economic development, the legacy of authoritarian past, and the long-term impact of political violence. Her research is published in British Journal of Political Science, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Politics, and Political Science Research and Methods among others.

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