Fields of Study: International Relations; Public Administration and Public Policy; Environmental Politics and Policy
About: Hyeyoon Park is a Ph.D. candidate in Political Science. Hyeyoon’s research interests pertain to global governance and global public policy, particularly regarding global environmental problems, with specific attention to norm dynamics induced by international power politics and inequality across the global North and South. Her current research focuses on the rise of China and its impact on transparency norm development in global extractives governance (oil, gas, metals, and mineral sectors), drawing on realist constructivism. She is a Research Fellow of the Earth System Governance Project and a former Sustainability Leadership Fellow with the School of Global Environmental Sustainability at CSU. She received her bachelor’s degree in Political Science & International Studies (major) and Law (minor) from Yonsei University in South Korea and her M.A. in Political Science from Freie Universität Berlin in Germany. Prior to coming to CSU, Hyeyoon worked at the Korea Environment Institute (KEI) as a policy researcher and published several policy reports.