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Uk Heo

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 Roehrig, Terence. South Korea’s Rise in the World: Power, Economic Development and Foreign Policy. Ed. Rhymer, Lucy. Cambridge University Press, .
Heo, Uk, and Hahm, Sung D. “Democracy, Institutional Maturity, and Economic Development.” Social Science Quarterly, Wiley. Ed. Gaddie, Keith.
Heo, Uk, and . “Political Culture and Democratic Consolidation in South Korea.” Asian Survey, University of California Press 54.5 Ed. Hahm, Sung D. 918-940.
Heo, Uk, and Roehrig, Terence. South Korea’s Rise: Economic Development, Power, and Foreign Relations. . Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Heo, Uk, and Yun, Seongyi. “Another View on the Relationship between Democratization and Intra-Military Division in South Korea.” Armed Forces and Society, Sage 40.2 Ed. Shields, Patricia. (2014): 382-391.
Ye, Min, and Heo, Uk. “The Empirical Analysis of Conflicts, Using Databases.” Handbook on Research Methods in Military Studies. Routledge, (2014).
Heo, Uk. “What Delays Democratic Consolidation in South Korea?.” Korea Observer, Institute of Korean Studies 44.4 Ed. Lee, Choongmook. (2013): 569-591.
Heo, Uk, and Kim, Hayam. “The Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement between China and Taiwan and Its Implications for South Korea.” Pacific Focus, Wiley 27.2 Ed. Gurtov, Mel. (2012): 205-234.
Heo, Uk, and Kim, Hayam. “Private Sector Networks, Democracy, and Interstate Relations: A Case Study of South Korea and Taiwan.” Asian Perspective, Lynne Reinner 36.1 (2012): 71-93.
Heo, Uk, and Hahm, Sung Deuk. “The Third Wave of Democratization and Economic Performance in Asia: Theory and Application.” Korea Observer, Institute of Korean Studies 43.1 (2012): 1-20.
Heo, Uk, Hahm, Sung Deuk, and Kim, Dohee. “The Impact of Democratization on Economic Growth in Asia: An Interrupted Time-Series Analysis.” Korea Observer, Institute of Korean Studies 43.1 (2012): 21-45.
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.
Woo, Jung-Yeop, and Heo, Uk. “Corruption and Foreign Direct Investment in Asia.” Asian Politics and Policy, Wiley 1.2 Ed. Baviera, Aileen. (2009): 223-238.
Heo, Uk, and Kim, Hayam. “Prospects for U.S.-Korea Economic Relations in the Near Future.” Korean Journal of Public Policy, Korean Association of Public Policy 24.3 Ed. Kim, In-chul. (2009): 59-76.
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.