Bolton Hall 632
PhD, Texas A&M University
MA, University of Wyoming
BA, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
PolSci 175 – Intro. to International Relations
PolSci 244 – Asian International Relations
PolSci 338 – Seminar in International Relations: Globalization and War
PolSci 343 – Asian International Relations
PolSci 370 – International Conflict
PolSci 500 – Capstone Course in Political Science
PolSci 960 – International Conflict
Teaching and Research Interests
International Relations, Comparative Politics, Asian Politics
Kim, Hayam, and Heo, Uk. “Economic Globalization and Democracy Development in East Asia: The Indirect Link.” Journal of Asian and African Studies 53.2 (2019): 248-266.
Heo, Uk, and Yun, Seongyi. “South Korea in 2018: Summit Meetings for the Denuclearization of North Korea.” Asian Survey, University of California Press 59.1 (2019): 54-62.
Sung Deuk, Hahm, and Heo, Uk. “History and Territorial Disputes, Domestic Politics, and International Relations: An Analysis of the Relationship among South Korea, China, and Japan.” Korea Observer 50.1 (2019): 53-80.
Heo, Uk, and Ye, Min. “US Military Deployment and Host Nation Economic Growth.” Armed Forces and Society 45.2 (2019): 234-267.
Heo, Uk, and Roehrig, Terence. The Evolution of the South Korea-United States Alliance. Cambridge University Press, 2018.
Hahm, Sung Deuk, and Heo, Uk. “The First Female President in South Korea: Park Geun-hye’s Leadership and South Korean Democracy.” Journal of Asian and African Studies, Sage 53.5 (2018): 649-665.
Ye, Min, Heo, Uk, Li, Kwan, and . “Economic Development and South Korea’s UN PKO Participation.” Journal of Asian and African Studies, Sage 53.5 (2018): 666-684.
Heo, Uk, and Yun, Seongyi. “South Korea in 2017: Presidential Impeachment and Security Volatility.” Asian Survey, University of California Press 58.1 (2018): 65-72.
Kim, Hayam, and Heo, Uk. “International Organizations and Democracy Development: The Indirect Link.” Social Science Quarterly 99.1 (2018): 423-438.
Heo, Uk, and Roehrig, Terence. “Development Power Theory: The South Korean Case.” Pacific Focus, wiley 33.1 (2018): 111-140.
Kim, Hayam, and Heo, Uk. “Comparative Analysis of Economic Development in South Korea and Taiwan: Lessons for Other Developing Countries.” Asian Perspective 41.1 (2017): 17-41.
Heo, Uk, and Ye, Min. “The Relationship between Defense Spending and Economic Growth around the Globe: The Direct and Indirect Link.” International Interactions 42.5 Ed. Schneider, Gerald. (2016): 774-796.
Heo, Uk, and Sung Deuk H. “Democracy, Institutional Maturity, and Economic Development.” Social Science Quarterly 96.4 (2015): 1041-1058.
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.
Heo, Uk, and Roehrig, Terence. South Korea’s Rise: Economic Development, Power, and Foreign Relations. Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Heo, Uk, and Hahm, Sung Deuk. “Political Culture and Democratic Consolidation in South Korea.” Asian Survey, University of California Press 54.5 (2014): 918-940.
Heo, Uk. Abe’s Calculation in Japan’s Right-wing Shift. Jeju PeaceNet, 2014.
Heo, Uk. “What Delays Democratic Consolidation in South Korea?.” Korea Observer, Institute of Korean Studies 44.4 Ed. Lee, Choongmook. (2013): 569-591.
Bohte, John, and Heo, Uk. “The political economy of U.S. economic performance: is the president responsible?.” Korean Social Science Journal 40.1 (2013): 39-51.
Heo, Uk, and Bohte, John. “Who Pays for National Defense: Financing Defense Programs in the United States.” Journal of Conflict Resolution 56.3 Ed. Huth, Paul. (2012): 406-431.
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 Ed. Lee, Choongmook. (2012): 21-45.
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 Roehrig, Terence. South Korea since 1980: Democratization, Economic Struggle, and Nuclear Crisis. Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Heo, Uk, and Tan, Alexander C. “Political Choices and Economic Outcomes: A Perspective on the Differential Impact of the Financial Crisis on South Korea and Taiwan.” Comparative Political Studies 36.6 (2003): 679-698.
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.