Seong C. Kang

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Public Administration and Policy

Seong is currently a Ph.D. Candidate specializing in public management. He is interested in how government agencies can improve public outcomes by actively involving citizens to coproduce public services, particularly in the realm of law enforcement. His other research agendas include exploring issues related to public sector volunteering.


Seong has prior experience working as a Researcher at the Korea Institute of Public Administration (KIPA) from 2011 to 2013. He also served in the Republic of Korea Army from 2006 to 2008.


M.P.Aff., University of Texas at Austin 2011, Public Affairs

B.A., University of Georgia 2006, Political Science and History

Honors, Awards, and Achievements

Stanley Shelton Fellow, Dept. of Public Administration and Policy, University of Georgia


American Society for Public Administration (ASPA)

Public Management Research Association (PMRA)

Research Interests

Public Management, Public Sector Volunteering, Nonprofit Management

Selected Publications

Williams, Brian N., Seong C. Kang, and Japera Johnson. 2016. “(Co)-Contamination as the Dark Side of Co-production: Public Value Failures in Co-production Processes.” Public Management Review, 18(5): 692-717.


Kang, Hwi Won, and Seong-Cheol Kang. 2010. “Change in Immigration Policy and Governance for Social Integration in Germany.” Korean Association for Policy Sciences, 14(4): 291-316.