최상옥 (Sang Ok Choi)
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- Research Areas
- Public Personnel Management Social Network Analysis/Research Methods Public and Nonprofit Management Networks Organizations and Institutions Emergency Management & Homeland Security Public Budgeting Education policy/E-Governance State &Local Government Administration
- Room 332, College of Political Science and Economics
- Ph.D. in Public Administration, Florida State University
Askew School of Public Administration and Policy, Florida State University Ph.D. in Public Administration, August 2005 Dissertation: Network Analysis of Workforce Development Programs, Best Dissertation Award at the Academy of Management Public and Nonprofit Division, 2006. Committee: Ralph S. Brower (Chair), Frances S. Berry, Mary Guy, Robert Crew Specialization: Institutions and Organizations, Research Methods Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University Master of Arts in Public Administration, August 2000. SungKyunKwan University, Seoul, South Korea Master of Public Administration, February 1998. SungKyunKwan University, Seoul, South Korea Bachelor of Public Administration, August 1991.
Professional Experience and Awards
ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES • Assistant Professor, Center for Public Administration and Policy, School of Public and International Affairs, Virginia Tech, Aug. 2008 – Aug. 2011 : Teach Public Personnel and Human Resources, Research Methods, Public Budgeting • Assistant Professor, California State University, Dominguez Hills. Department of Public Administration and Public Policy, Aug. 2005 – Aug. 2008 : Taught Public Organization Theory, Administrative Behavior and Theory, Individual Group Behavior and Organization Design, Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector, Leadership and Nonprofit Management, Public Budgeting and Finance • Program Specialist (Full-time State Employee), Program Evaluation Unit, Florida Department of Education, June 2003 – Aug. 2005 : Program evaluation, data analysis, and database management of the K-12 education system • Research Associate (Graduate Assistantship), Florida Public Affairs Center, Florida State University, Jan. 2001- June 2003 : Data-analysis and research on various projects: i) Emergency Management Training Program, ii) Disaster Contract Network, and iii) Economic Damage Assessment after a Disaster • Research Analyst (Internship), Agency for Workforce Innovation, Sep. 2002- June 2003 : Analysis of performances of the 24 Regional Workforce Boards and their One Stop Career Centers. Development of new performance measures • Research Analyst, Florida Tax Watch Research Institute. Sep. 2000- April 2001 : Data Analysis and Statistical Modeling of Comparative Evaluation of Project CHILD (Computers Helping Instrument and Learning Development) • Research Associate, Y-Hat Research Corporation, Dec. 2000 – Sep. 2001 : Data Envelopment Analysis and Statistic modeling for WAGES (the Work and Gain Economic Self-Sufficiency) Program evaluation and data analysis. • Research Analyst, Traffic Science Institute, June 1995 – June 1999 : Development of traffic safety policies to assist both Dept. of Construction and Transportation and the Agency of Police in Korea. • Research Analyst, Science & Technology Policy Institute, Mar. 1993–Jun. 1995 : Research and evaluation of science & technology R&D projects and policies in Korea. • Military Service, Army in Korea, Feb. 1987 – May 1989 SERVICES • Vice Chair of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) Section on Korean Public Administration, 2010 - Present • College Honorific Committee, College of Architecture and Urban Studies, Virginia Tech, 2010 – Present • Best Article Award Committee Member of Public and Nonprofit Division of the Academy of Management, 2009-2010 • Editorial Board Member of the International Review of Public Administration, 2009 – Present • MPA Program Committee, Center for Public Administration and Policy, Virginia Tech, 2008-Present • Reviewer of the Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, 2007-Present • Reviewer of the International Journal of Emergency Management, 2007-Present • Executive Member of Public and Nonprofit Division of the Academy of Management, 2006-Present • Chair of Faculty Search Committee, Department of Public Administration and Public Policy, California State University, Dominguez Hills, 2007-2008 • Member of University Curriculum Committee, California State University-Dominguez Hills, 2006-2008 • Member of Student Research Day Organizing Committee, California State University-Dominguez Hills, 2006-2008 • Treasurer of Public & Nonprofit Division of the Academy of Management, 2004-2005 • Member of Public Administration Department Curriculum Development Committee, California State University-Dominguez Hills, 2005-2008 • Reviewer for the Public & Nonprofit Division of the Academy of Management, 2001-Present • Reviewer for the Organization and Management Theory (OMT) Division of the Academy of Management, 2002-Present PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS • American Society for Public Administration • American Political Science Association • Academy of Management • Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management • Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action HONORS/AWARDS • Korea National Research Foundation Grant, Developing Korean Community Quality of Life Model, 2012-2014. • Highly Commended Paper Award, Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence, 2010 • IBM Research Grant, Virginia’s Implementation of the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA): a Roadmap for Managing the New Intergovernmental Framework, IBM Center for the Business of Government, Washington D.C., 2010 • Emergency Management Research Grant, the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, John Hopkins University, 2009 • Quick Response Research Program Grant, Natural Disasters Center, University of Colorado-Boulder and National Science Foundation, 2009 • Inter-Korean Integration Strategy Research Project, Korea Development Institute, 2008 • Sally Casanova Memorial Research Grant, California State University, Dominguez Hills, 2007 • Entrepreneurship & Global Logistics Research Grant, California State University, Dominguez Hills, 2007 • Best Dissertation Award of 2006, Academy of Management Public and Nonprofit Division • Dissertation Research Grant Award, Florida State University, 2004 • Graduate Assistantship of Florida Public Affairs Center, Florida State University, 2001-2003 • The Honor Award of Traffic Science Institute, 1998 • SungKyunKwan University Graduate Fellowship, 1997-1999 • SungKyunKwan University Academic Scholarship, 1984-1986, 1989-1991
Choi, Sang Ok. 2009. “Emergency Management and Collaborative Governance.” In Jung, G. and Kim, G. (eds), Establishments of Collaborative Governance of Emergency Management in Korea (pp. 3-96). Bobmunsa Publishing Co. 최상옥. 2013. “개인성과관리: 미국.” In 공동성 (엮음), 성과관리:외국제도편 (pp. 347-385). 대영출판사. Choi, Sang Ok. 2009. “Elites Network Analysis in the Policy-Implementation Process in Korea.” In Jin Shin (Ed), Elites in the Middle-Sized Cities of Korea (pp. 120-137). Dongyang Culture Inc.
Ryu, Youngsoo , Kwangseon Hwang, and Sang Ok Choi. 2016. The Factors Affecting Basic Research Performance Funded by Government: ‘Creative Research Program Case’ in South Korea, Science, Technology and Society (forthcoming) 김민정 & 최상옥. 2016. 연구직 직무특성이 조직성과에 미치는 영향에 관한 연구: 고용형태의 조절효과를 중심으로, 한국조직학회보, 13(2): 63-92 최상옥 & 이정호. 2016. “국민안전교육진흥법 제정의 당위성에 관한 고찰과 제언,” 한국재난정보학회논문집, 12(1), 116-121. 최상옥 & 이정호. 2016. “지방자치단체 재난관리 평가지표와 삶의 질 - 2015년도 재난관리 점검지표를 중심으로,” 위기관리논집, 12(5), 1-12. 김시정, 최상옥, & 이희경. 2016. “대학 R&D재정지원의 매개효과와 기술이전성과 영향요인 연구.” 한국행정연구, 25(2): 57-77. Ryu, Youngsoo and Sang Ok Choi. 2015. “Exploring Determinants of Government-Sponsored R&D Performance in Korea.” Public Performance & Management Review. 39(2): 337-357. Ko, Myeong Chul and Sang Ok Choi. 2015. “The Effects of Community Quality of Life on Local Policy Decisions.” Applied Research in Quality of Life. 10(4): 667-687 Pokharel, Mohan P., and Sang Ok Choi. 2015. “Exploring the Relationships between the Learning Organization and Organizational Performance.” Management Research Review, 38(2): 126-148. Ryu, Youngsoo, Byungdae Choi, and Sang Ok Choi. 2014. “The Design and Application of a Meta-evaluation Model for National R&D Programs.” 한국기술혁신학회지, 17(4): 703-732. 김다은 & 최상옥. 2014. “규제 변화 결정요인에 관한 실증 연구: 2008~2013년 등록 규제사무를 중심으로.” 한국행정학보, 48(2): 185-208. Kim, Seoyong, Sang Ok Choi, and Jaesun Wang. 2014. “Individual Perception vs. Structural Context: Searching for Multilevel Determinants of Science Technology Acceptance across 34 Countries. Science and Public Policy. 41(1): 44-57. 김근세, 조규진, 최상옥, 박형준, & 이명석. 2013. “헌법적 가치와 행정: 헌법재판소의 판례분석을 중심으로.” 한국행정학보, 47(4): 1-25. 박형준, 이명석, 김근세, 최상옥, & 임주영. 2013. “관료의 행정가치 재고찰: 헌법적 가치의 재조명을 중심으로.” 한국정책과학학회보, 17(3): 163-187. 최상옥. 2013. “Network Characteristics and an Integrated Model of Network Performance.” 정부학연구, 19(2): 5-37. Moon, Seong-Gin, and Sang Ok Choi, 2013. “Ethnic Giving versus Mainstream Giving by Foreign-born Korean Immigrants in California.” Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly. 42(4) 803-827. Kwon, Sung-Wook, Sang Ok Choi, and Sang-Seok Bae. 2013. “Effects of Political Institutions on Punctuated-Equilibrium in Local Emergency Management Policy Process: Examination of County Governments in Florida, U.S.” Lex localis - Journal of Local Self-Government. 11(2): 193-211. 고명철 & 최상옥. 2012. “삶의 질(QoL) 연구의 행정학적 함의와 제언.” 한국행정학보, 46(4): 103-126. Dull, Matt, Patrick Roberts, Michael Keeney, Sang Ok Choi. 2012. “Appointee Confirmation and Tenure: The Succession of U.S. Federal Agency Appointees, 1989-2009.” Public Administration Review. 72(6): 902-913. 최상옥. 2012. “정부의 질 연구: 효과성 제고를 위한 정부역량 개념의 탐색적 고찰.” 정부학연구, 18(2): 77-97. Choi, Sang Ok and Byung Cho Kim. 2012. "Voter Intention to Use E-Voting Technologies: Security, Technology Acceptance, Election Type, and Political Ideology." Journal of Information Technology and Politics. 9(4):433-452. Choi, Cheon Geun and Sang Ok Choi. 2012. “Collaborative Partnerships and Crime in Disorganized Communities.” Public Administration Review. 72(2): 228-239. 류영수 & 최상옥, 2011(12월). "정부지원 산학협력의 성공요인.” 한국공공관리학보, 25(4): 25-52. Choi, Sang Ok and Andrew Coffey. 2011. “Flexible Budgeting in the Public Sector: The Impact of Disasters, Terrorist Attacks and Wars on Government Expenditures.” Public Finance and Management, 11(2): 118-137. Choi, Sang Ok and Seung-Bum Yang. 2011. “Understanding Challenges and Opportunities in the Nonprofit Sector in Korea.” International Review of Public Administration, 16(1): 51-70. Choi, Sang Ok. 2010. “Government Leadership Role and Forms of Nonprofit Collaboration.” Journal of Governance Studies. 5(2): 53-93. Kim, Seoyong, Sang Ok Choi, and Dong Kim. 2010. “Searching for Determinants for Acceptance of New Science-Technology and Policy Implication,” Korean Policy Studies Review, 19(1): 212-244. Choi, Sang Ok, Sang-Seok Bae, Sung-Wook Kwon, and Richard Feiock. 2010. “County Limits: Policy Types and Expenditure Priorities.” American Review of Public Administration. 40(1): 29-45. Brower, Ralph, Sang Ok Choi, Hong-Sang Jeong, and Janet Dilling, 2009. “Forms of Inter-Organizational Learning in Emergency Management Networks,” Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. Vol. 6(1), Article 66. Yang, Seung-Bum and Sang Ok Choi. 2009. “Employee Empowerment and Team Performance: Autonomy, Responsibility, Information, and Creativity.” Team Performance Management 15(5): 289-301. Choi, Sang Ok. 2008. “Emergency Management: Lessons from Strategic Management Perspective.” Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. Vol. 5(1), Article 1. Jacobson, Carol and Sang Ok Choi. 2008. “Success Factors: Public Works and Public-Private Partnerships.” International Journal of Public Sector Management. 21(6):637-657. Choi, Sang Ok and Bok-Tae Kim. 2007. “Power and Cognitive Accuracy in Local Emergency Management Networks.” Public Administration Review. 67(Dec.):198-209. Choi, Sang Ok and Ralph S. Brower. 2006. “When Practice Matters More Than Government Plans: A Network Analysis of Local Emergent Management.” Administration & Society. 37(6): 651-678. Choi, Sang Ok. 2005. “Relative Efficiency of Fire and Emergency Services in Florida: An Application and Test of Data Envelopment Analysis.” International Journal of Emergency Management. 2(3): 218-230. Choi, Sang Ok. 2004. “Emergency Management Growth in the State of Florida.” State and Local Government Review. 36(3): 208-222. Berry, Frances, Ralph Brower, Sang Ok Choi, W. Gao, H. Jang, M. Kwon, and J. Word. 2004. “Three Traditions of Network Research: What the Public Management Research Agenda Can Learn from Other Research Communities.” Public Administration Review. 64 (5): 539-552. Lim, P. Nam and Sang Ok Choi. 1999. “Driver’s License System Improvement Effect in Korea.” Journal of International Association of Traffic and Safety Sciences. 23: 85-92. Books Sang Ok Choi, Hye Seung Kim, Max Stephenson, and Sung Je Jeon. 2010. Exploring Low-Income Housing Delivery Systems: Roles of Nonprofit Organizations in the United States. Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements (ISBN: 978-89-8182-708-3).