In Young Park received her B.A. in International Studies with a minor in Public Policy from Ewha Women’s University, South Korea. She received a M.A. in the Regional Studies – East Asia program at Harvard University, where her research centered on contemporary Chinese local governance and center-local political competition. In Young’s research is in the areas of international organizations and international political economy. Specifically, she is working on why and under what circumstances international organizations are able to secure compliance from authoritarian regimes. Her current project examines the role of private actors in inducing compliance with global financial institutions among authoritarian governments.
With Leif-Eric Easley, “China’s Norms in Its Near-Abroad: Understanding Beijing’s North Korea Policy,” Journal of Contemporary China, Vol. 25, Issue 101, pp. 651-668.