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Ju Yeon (Julia) Park

Je Yeon (Julia) Park

Ju Yeon (Julia) Park

Assistant Professor


2126 Derby Hall
154. North Oval Mall
Columbus, OH 43210

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Julia Park received a Ph.D. degree in Politics from NYU in 2015. Previously she was a postdoctoral research fellow at Washington University in St. Louis and University of Pittsburgh. She was an Assistant Professor at the University of Essex. She joined OSU in 2023.

She conducts research and teaching in the fields of American political institutions and data science. Her recent research investigates politicians’ legislative and communicational styles they choose to perform under various institutional constraints and explores electoral consequences and policy implications resulting from their stylistic choices. She also studies legislative processes and interbranch relationships. For her research, she uses text analysis, machine learning, causal inference models, surveys, experiments, and formal modeling.

She is the author of "Hearings on the Hill: The Politics of Informing Congress" (Forthcoming at Cambridge University Press) and multiple journal articles published at the Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), American Political Science Review, Journal of Politics, Political Analysis, Policy Studies Journal, and more.

She has previously taught Introduction to American politics, U.S. Congress, Maximum Likelihood Estimation, Causal Inference, and various research method courses for undergraduate, Masters and doctoral students.