Yusun Kim

Assistant Professor

School of Public Policy


B.A., Korea University, Economics, 2011
M.A., Seoul National University, Public Administration, 2013
Ph.D., The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, Public Administration, 2019

Teaching & Research Interests

Public Financial Management
State and Local Finance
Property Tax
Health Policy
Public Health Insurance

Dr. Yusun Kim

Yusun Kim is an Assistant Professor in the School of Public Policy at the University of Connecticut. Her primary research fields are public financial management and health policy. Her current research projects examine the fiscal costs and health impacts of public health emergencies and extreme weather. She is interested in how public health insurance programs are financed by different levels of governments in a federal system. She also studies property tax administration as well as citizens’ perceptions of government spending and taxation.

Yusun received her Ph.D. in public administration from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University in 2019. Prior to starting her doctoral degree, she worked as a research assistant at The National Assembly Budget Office in Seoul, South Korea.

Yusun Kim
Contact Information
Phone(959) 200-3751
Fax(860) 246-0334
Curriculum Vitae CV - Kim, Yusun (2024-03)
Office LocationHartford Times Building, Room 414
CampusHartford Campus
LinkPersonal website