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Jeongwoo Kim

Jeongwoo Kim
  • Associate Professor of Government


Contact Information

  • Department: Government
  • Office: Beckham 236
  • Mailing Address: Beckham 100
  • Email:
  • Phone: 859-622-1025


Dr. Kim joined the faculty of the Department of Government at EKU in 2016. Dr. Kim holds a Ph.D. in public administration from Arizona State University. He taught at Sam Houston State University until arriving at EKU. At EKU, Dr. Kim offers a wide range of courses. He teaches Research Methods, Public Finance Administration, Nonprofit Organizations, Grant Writing, and Intergovernmental Relations in our Master of Public Administration program. His undergraduate courses include Public Budgeting, Introduction to Public Administration, Introduction to American Government, and Economic Reasoning and Issues.

Dr. Kim’s research interests include public budgeting and finance, state and local government financial Management, public sector cash management and investment policy, governmental accounting, and financial Management for nonprofit organizations. His current research explores the effect of prudent person rule on state-run local government investment pools, portfolio properties and its impact on participating in local government investment pools, and the application of modern portfolio theory to public sector investment management.

Dr. Kim is interested in cultivating learning and research opportunities through collaborations with international scholars and professionals. He currently leads the Institute for Public and International Affairs (IPIA). The IPIA provides various opportunities for international professionals from abroad to advance their problem solving skills, leadership skills as well as decision making strategies. Through collaborations with EKU faculties, Dr. Kim expects that the IPIA, Department of Government, and EKU become the place that promotes continuing education, research, and training opportunities for international government officials, business and public organization leaders. Dr. Kim also envisions that the IPIA will create opportunities to learn global perspectives on diverse policy area. The collaborations will increase the knowledge base and provide novel ideas and innovations in all aspects of public affairs.


Subject  TitleDatesLocationTerm
ECO 120Economic Reasoning & IssuesTR 11:00am-12:15pm Combs Building 322Spring 2020
POL 101Intro to American Government  Internet Classes SITESpring 2020
POL 370Intro to Public Administration  Internet Classes SITESpring 2020
POL 877Public Finance Administration  Internet Classes SITESpring 2020
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