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
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.