PhD, Texas A&M University
MA, University of Wyoming
BA, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
Teaching and Research Interests
International Relations, Comparative Politics, Asian Politics
Hahm, Sung D., and Heo, Uk. “President Moon Jae-in at Midterm: What Affects Public Support for Moon Jae-in?.” Journal of Asian and African Studies.
Heo, Uk. “Asia in 2019: RCEP, the US-China Trade War, Protests in Hong Kong, and the North Korean Nuclear Crisis.” Asian Survey/ University of California Press 60.1 (2020): 1-7.
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.
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.
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 Hahm, Sung Deuk. “Political Culture and Democratic Consolidation in South Korea.” Asian Survey, University of California Press 54.5 (2014): 918-940.
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.