Dr. Jeong Hyun Kim, Professor of Political Science

Dr. Jeong Hyun Kim

Assistant Professor

Ph.D.: Washington University in St. Louis
Office: 235 W.C. Stubbs Hall
Phone: 225-578-2141
Fax: 225-578-2540
Email: kim1@lsu.edu 

Curriculum Vitae

Personal Web Page

Area of Interest

Dr. Jeong Hyun Kim specializes in comparative political behavior. Her research interests include democratic representation, gender and politics, and public opinion on policy.

Selected Publications

Kim, Jeong Hyun. Forthcoming. "Voting in Referendums Increases Internal Political Efficacy of Men but not Women: Evidence from Ireland's 2018 Abortion Referendum." Journal of Elections, Public Opinion, and Parties.

Kim, Jeong Hyun, Min Hee Seo, and Betsy Sinclair. 2021. "Local Weather Effects: Perception of Climate Change and Public Support for Government Intervention." Social Science Quarterly 102 (2): 881-896.

Bauer, Nichole M., Jeong Hyun Kim, and Yesola Kweon. 2020. "Women Leaders and Policy Compliance during a Public Health Crisis." Politics & Gender  16 (4): 975-982.

Kim, Jeong Hyun. 2019. "Direct Democracy and Women's Political Engagement."  American Journal of Political Science 63 (3): 594-610.

Ward, Dalston, Jeong Hyun Kim, Matthew Graham, and Margit Tavits. 2015. "How Economic Integration Affects Party Issue Emphases." Comparative Political Studies 48 (10): 1227-1259.


POLI 2053 Intro to Comparative Politics
POLI 4060 ST: Campaigns, and Elections Around the World
POLI 7964 ST: Statistical Programming
POLI 7975 (Graduate) Comparative Political Behavior


Professor Jeong Hyun Kim (Ph.D. Washington University in St. Louis, 2018) works in the field of comparative politics with a focus on democratic representation, gender and politics, and public opinion on policy. Her recent projects examine women's political engagement, public opinion toward gender equality policies, and the role of local contexts in climate change attitudes. Her research has been published in numerous academic journals including, the American Journal of Political Science, Comparative Political Studies, Politics & Gender, Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties, and Social Science Quarterly.