Dr. Kyoung Mun Shin | American University of Sharjah

Profile

College / Department

Teaching areas

political science; sociology; research design

Research areas

Regulation and governance; environmental and energy policy and politics; central-local relations; state-society relations; political economy of contemporary China; political economy of development

Education

PhD, Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States, 2014
MA, International And Area Studies, University of California, Berkeley, United States, 2005
Master of City Planning, City And Regional Planning, University of California, Berkeley, United States, 2005
BS, Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States, 2000

Professional experience

Associate Professor, Department Of International Studies, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2023 - Present
Founder And Director, Center For Esg (environmental, Social, And Corporate Governance) Research, National Tsing-Hua University, Taiwan, 2021 - 2023
Associate Professor (tenured), Institute Of Technology Management, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, 2020 - 2023
Founder And Co-director, Institutions Of Good Governance Group, National Tsing-Hua University, Taiwan, 2019 - 2020
Assistant Professor, Institute Of Technology Management, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, 2017 - 2020
Associate Professor (tenured), School Of Political Science And Public Administration, Wuhan University, China, 2015 - 2017
Fellow, Dahrendorf Forum, Europe-china Relations, Hertie School of Governance, Germany, 2016 - 2016
Visiting Scholar, Institute Of Technology Management, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, 2016 - 2016
Visiting Senior Scholar, Graduate Institute Of Building And Planning, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, 2014 - 2015
Visiting Fellow, Institute Of Environment And Economy, Peking University, China, 2010 - 2013
Visiting Fellow, Center For Industrial Development And Environmental Governance, Tsinghua University, China, 2010 - 2012
Visiting Scholar, Center For Environmental, Natural Resources & Energy Law, Tsinghua University, China, 2010 - 2012
Associate, ICF Consulting, Inc., CA, United States, 2005 - 2006
Disaster Relief Specialist, Brooklyn Chapter, American Red Cross, NY, United States, 2001 - 2002
Summer Labor Organizer, Korean Immigrant Workers Advocates (KIWA), CA, United States, 1999 - 1999

Memberships

NTHU Center for ESG Research, International, September 2023
Association for East Asian Environmental History, AEAEH, International, December 2017
Association for Asian Studies, AAS, International, December 2015
American Sociological Association, ASA, International, August 2014
American Political Science Association, APSA, International, September 2006
Phi Beta Kappa, PBK, International, June 2000
Sigma Xi, International, June 2000
International Studies Association, ISA, International, December 2017 - December 2018
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