Minyoung Ku

Minyoung Ku

Research Fellow


  • Knowledge Management
  • Policy Informatics
  • Big Data Management
  • Social Network Analysis

Brief Bio

Minyoung is an Assistant Professor at John Jay College and was a Postdoctoral Associate at CTG in 2015. Prior to joining CTG, Minyoung was a graduate student instructor and taught a masters-level policy methods class, Data, Models, and Decisions I. Since 2012, she has been conducting research in an interdisciplinary, inter-organizational research team that is developing simulation-based learning packages for MPA/MPP programs to teach and learn about complexity in public administration and policy. She joined CTG as a Graduate Assistant, was promoted to Research Assistant, and then again promoted to Postdoctoral Associate upon completion of her Ph.D.

Minyoung's dissertation, defended in the Fall of 2015, was entitled "Social Networks and Human Agency in Knowledge Sharing and Creation: Lessons from a Public Research University."



  • Ph.D., Public Administration, Rockefeller College, University at Albany
  • Master of Public Administration, Sungkyunkwan University