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Assistant Professor

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Kyung Ryul Park박경렬
  • Assistant Professor
  • Ph.D. in Management - Information Systems and Innovation, LSE, 2018
  • Sustainable Development, Technology Policy, Digital Innovation, Global Technology Governance
  • park.kr@kaist.ac.kr

Biography

Kyung Ryul Park is Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Science and Technology Policy, and Adjunct Professor in the College of Business at KAIST. He received his Ph.D. in Management (Information Systems and Innovation Group) from London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). He holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy from Harvard Kennedy School and B.S. in Chemical and Biological Engineering, and B.A. in International Relations from Seoul National University (SNU).

 

Park's research is primarily concerned with questions of technology, governance and global development. A core area of Park's study includes national development strategy, data, ICT and development (ICTD) and social innovation. His current empirical research explores the role of digital innovation and big data in socio-economic development with a particular interest in investigating the global diffusion of data platforms and digital governance and the rise and fall of technology-driven development policy. He teaches <Science, Technology and Public Policy>, <Science, Technology and Global Development>, <Sustainable Development and Digital Innovation>, <Science and Technology in Future Society> and <Research Methodologies in Public Management>.


Prior to LSE, he worked in the field of international development for seven years including the World Bank, UN World Intellectual Property Organization, and Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA). As a development practitioner, he has worked within a multidisciplinary environment in bridging the gap between theory and practice, in linking up data of different epistemological nature (qualitative and quantitative), using a range of innovative methods (experimental analysis, field work, observation, mixed methods). He worked in Tanzania (2004-2007), India (2008), the United States (2010-2013), Indonesia (2015, 2016) and conducted field research in Kenya, Uganda, and Cambodia.

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Courses

Graduate Courses
  • STP601 Science, Technology and Public Policy (2020 Fall)
  • STP501 Science, Technology and Globalization (2019, 2020 Spring)
  • STP411 Research Methodologies in Public Management (2019 Fall)
Undergraduate Courses
  • STP412 Science and Technology in Future Society (2021 Spring)
  • HSS332 Digital Innovation and Sustainable Development (2019, 2020 Spring)
  • STP483 ICT and Development (2018 Fall)