Seokkyun Woo Assistant Professor
  • Science and Technology Policy
  • Sociology and Organization of Science
  • Computational Social Science
  • Ph.D. in Public Policy (Science and Technology Policy), Georgia Institute of Technology, 2022

Seokkyun Woo is an Assistant Professor at the Graduate School of Science and Technology Policy at KAIST. He holds a Ph.D. in Public Policy from the Georgia Institute of Technology and an MS in Statistics from the School of Industrial and Systems Engineering from the same institution. Prior to joining KAIST STP, Seokkyun was a postdoctoral fellow at the Center of Science of Science and Innovation at Kellogg School of Management. His research involves understanding how the work organization of science and innovation are structured and how they in turn influence the rate and direction of research activities with the goal of providing effective science and technology policy. His work integrates perspectives from various disciplines including the sociology of work, the sociology of science, and public policy. In addition to his primary focus, his current research explores the cultural evolution of science and inventions by leveraging large-scale digitized historical archives and advanced computational methods.