College student access and success, quantitative research methodology, survey research, higher education policy, financial aid and college scholarship, institutional research, assessment, international comparative education
Dr. Eunkyoung Park designs and develops analytical and research studies employing assessment and institutional research data to identify student and program success and effectiveness.
Her scholarly interests include college access and success, institutional research, international comparative education, and quantitative research methodology. She currently serves as a reviewer for the Asian Pacific Education Review and the KEDI Journal of Educational Policy.
Prior to joining George Mason University, she worked as a researcher at Korean Educational Development Institute (KEDI) in South Korea and at the Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP) in the United States.
Park, E. (2017). Innovative cases in higher education: KU Leuven. KEDI Brief, 5. Korean Educational Development Institute.
Taylor, J.L., Borden, V.H.M., & Park, E. (2015). State dual credit policy: A national perspective. New Directions for Community Colleges, 169, 9-19.
Hur, J., Park, E., Park, H., Kim, J., Park, H., & Lim, H. (2014). A Study on international cooperation network: International organization and government-funded education research institutes. Korean Research Development Institute.
Yoon, J., Park, E., Joo, H., Lee, So. & Park, S. (2014). Research on Korean higher education for enhancing Korea-Australia education and research collaborations. Korean Research Development Institute.
Namkung, J., Ryu, B., Park, E., Su, W., Numano, T., Hashimoto, A., June, E., & Kim, J. (2014). Analysis on student learning among Korea, China, and Japan. Korean Research Development Institute.
Park, E., & Hossler, D. (2014). Understanding student college choice. In D. Hossler & B. Bontrager (Eds), The handbook of strategic enrollment management (pp. 49-76). Jossey-Bass.
Park, E. (2014). International organizations’ work in the field of education (in Korean). Educational Development, 41(3), 47-53.
Miller, A., Smith, E., Park, E., & Engle, J. (2014). Blurring boundaries: Transforming place, policies, and partnerships for postsecondary education attainment in metropolitan areas. Washington, DC: Institute for Higher Education Policy.
Cunningham, A.F., Park, E., & Engle, J. (2014). Minority serving institutions: Doing more with less. Washington, DC: Institute for Higher Education Policy.
Shapiro, D., Dundar, A., Chen, J., Ziskin, M., Park, E., Torres, V., & Chiang, Y. (2013). Completing college: A state-level view of student attainment rates. National Student Clearinghouse Signature Report 4 State Supplements. Washington, DC: National Student Clearinghouse.
Borden, V. M., Taylor, J., Park, E., & Seiler, D (2013). Dual credit in U.S. higher education: A study of state policy and quality assurance practices. Higher Learning Commission. Chicago, IL.
Palmer, M., Park, E., & Hossler, D. (2012). Why understand research on college choice? In National Association for College Admission Counseling (Eds.), Fundamentals of college admissions counseling: A textbook for graduate students and practicing counselors (3rd Edition) (pp. 105-120). Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt.
Shapiro, D., Dundar, A., Chen, J., Ziskin, M., Park, E., Torres, V., & Chiang, Y. (2012). Completing college: A national view of student attainment rates. National Student Clearinghouse Signature Report 4. Washington, DC: National Student Clearinghouse.
Dr. Park earned a Ph.D. in Higher Education and Student Affairs from Indiana University Bloomington with her doctoral dissertation titled Low-Income Students’ Access to Selective Higher Education (2013) and a MA in Educational Administration from Seoul National University, South Korea (2009).