Curriculum Vitae

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Political Science & International Affairs


Jay is a Ph.D. candidate studying the relations of cyber security and trade, focusing on the rivalry among different blocs in world politics. Jay also studies Chinese politics, especially the decision-making process in their foreign and security policy by utilizing text analysis.

  • M.A. Political Science, Ajou University, Korea, March, 2016
  • Bachelor of Science and International Studies, Korea University, Seoul, Korea, 2012
More About

Jay is a Fulbright scholar and worked for GLOBIS during 2022-2023. Jay’s idea about the ontology-based database was patented in Korea in 2023. (No. 10-2020-0152847, entitled “Method for Constructing a Database Based on Ontology, Method for Responding to a User Query Using the Database, and System in Which the Methods are Implemented”) Jay enjoys spending time with friends and family including her doggie, named Genie for a variety of activities.

Of Note

Jay speaks Chinese and of course, Korean.

Course Instruction

Instructor of Record:

(INTL 4666) The Politics of Cyber Security

(INTL 4620) Human Rights

Research Interests

Cybersecurity and trade, Chinese politics especially decision-making process