Curriculum Vitae

  • Name: Geoboo Song 
  • Mailing Address: Department of Political Science, J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, University of Arkansas, Old Main 321, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA
  • Academic Appointments
    • Associate Professor (with tenure), Department of Political Science, University of Arkansas (2018-Present)
    • Associate Editor, Policy Studies Journal (PSJ) (2019-Present)
    • Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Arkansas (2012-2018)
    • Core course faculty, Public Policy Ph.D. program, University of Arkansas (2012-Present)
    • Quantitative Social Science concentration advisor, Statistics & Analytics M.S. program, University of Arkansas (2014-Present)
    • Faculty Affiliate, Environmental Dynamics Ph.D. program, University of Arkansas (2013-Present)
    • Core faculty, Institute for Advanced Data Analytics, University of Arkansas (2016-Present)
  • Research and Teaching Interests
    • Public Policy
      • Policy theory (ACF, CT, NPF, etc.); policy analysis; benefit-cost analysis; policy behavior; public opinion; program evaluation; politics of risk; health policy; science and technology policy; environmental policy; energy policy
    • Methodology
      • Philosophy of science; research design; multivariate statistical analysis; limited dependent variable analysis; multi-level modeling; survey methods; survey experiment; time series analysis; panel data analysis; spatial analysis; agent-based modeling; discourse network analysis; big data analytics; applied machine learning; large-scale text analysis; data visualization
  • Education
    • Ph.D. in Political Science (Primary Field: Public Policy), University of Oklahoma (2012)
      • Dissertation: The Strain of the Herd: Risk Perceptions, Policy Preferences, and Parental Decision-Making for Childhood Vaccination (Chair: Hank C. Jenkins-Smith, Members: David L. Weimer (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Carol L. Silva, Aimee L. Franklin, Paul G. Spicer)
    • MIPA in Public Affairs (Policy Analysis Concentration), University of Wisconsin-Madison (2003)
    • M.A. in Public Administration (Public Policy Concentration), Korea University (1999)
      • Thesis: Political Elites’ Alterative Use of Policy Justifications and Policy Changes in Biotechnology Policymaking in South Korea between 1983 and 1997  (Chair: Young Pyoung Kim)
    • B.A. in Public Administration, Hanyang University (1994)

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