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Uk Heo

Distinguished Professor
 Bolton Hall 632

Degrees

Ph.D., Texas A&M University
M.A., University of Wyoming
B.A., Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea

Courses Taught

  • PolSci 175 – Intro. to International Relations
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  • PolSci 244 – Asian International Relations
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  • PolSci 338 – Seminar in International Relations: Globalization and War
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  • PolSci 343 – Asian International Relations
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  • PolSci 370 – International Conflict
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  • PolSci 500 – Capstone Course in Political Science
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  • PolSci 960 – International Conflict
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Teaching and Research Interests

International Relations, Comparative Politics, Asian Politics

Selected Publications

Heo, Uk, and Sung Deuk H. “Democracy, Institutional Maturity, and Economic Development.” Social Science Quarterly 96.4 (2015): 1041-1058.
Heo, Uk, and Roehrig, Terence. South Korea’s Rise: Economic Development, Power, and Foreign Relations. Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Heo, Uk, and Bohte, John. “Who Pays for National Defense: Financing Defense Programs in the United States.” Journal of Conflict Resolution 56.3 (2012): 406-431.
Heo, Uk, and Roehrig, Terence. South Korea since 1980: Democratization, Economic Struggle, and Nuclear Crisis. Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Heo, Uk. “The Relationship between Defense Spending and Economic Growth in the United States.” Political Research Quarterly 63.4 (2010): 760-770.
Heo, Uk, and Tan, Alexander C. “Democracy and Economic Growth in Developing Countries: A Causal Analysis.” Comparative Politics 33.4 (2001): 463-473.
Heo, Uk. “Modeling the Defense-Growth Relationship around the Globe.” Journal of Conflict Resolution 42.5 (1998): 637-657.