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I am currently a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Political Science at the University of Rochester. My research broadly focuses on political risks that foreign direct investment (FDI) faces. Within my research, I apply formal theory and implement quantitative analysis of firm-level datasets to study how multinational corporations handle political risks such as the host government's policy changes, armed conflicts, and investment screening. I am also interested in collecting new micro-level datasets to solve the issue of sample choice in FDI studies.

I received my MA degree in Political Science and MS degree in Economics from Purdue University in 2017. I received my Bachelor degree in Political Science from Konkuk University in 2012. Starting in Fall 2022, I’ll be an instructional assistant professor at Washington DC teaching site of the Department of International Affairs in the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University