Hyunjoon Park


  • Hyunjoon Park's (PSC/PARC Research Associate) Demographic Research paper, "Diverging Gaps in Childcare Time by Parental Education in South Korea," was selected by the editorial board as one of the best papers in Volume 44 and will be included in the Editor's Choice collection.

  • Hyunjoon Park (PSC Research Associate) was featured in the NY Daily News about his research on the limits of test prep and standardized testing in creating more diverse student populations, as New York City elite schools admit fewer Black and Latino students.

  • The Penn Education and Inequality Working Papers Series is intended to allow workshop participants and alumni to share their research to a broad audience. Also, take a look at the Penn Education and Inequality Workshop website for more information. Current and former workshop participants may submit a paper or preprint for consideration by sending it to: psc-library@pop.upenn.edu. Please include the following information along with your paper: abstract, keywords, affiliations and a URL (if available) for all authors. Current students should additionally provide an email indicating support/approval of their submission from a faculty advisor. Publishing your preprint or working paper here in the ScholarlyCommons@Penn does not preclude publication elsewhere, and your paper can be edited to include updates or link out to other published versions as desired.

Director, James Joo-Jin Kim Program in Korean Studies
Korean Foundation Professor of Sociology
Professor of Education

Ph.D., Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2005


  • IKS Public Lecture: Hyunjoon Park on Korean Millennials
  • Nam Center for Korean Studies Colloquium Series: Hyunjoon Park on the Legacy of Disadvantaged Origins
  • Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars: Hyunjoon Park on Math and Science Teaching in Korea