Yung Chun

Data Analyst III

Yung Chun is a Data Analyst III at the Social Policy Institute. He recently earned his Ph.D. in Public Policy and Management at The Ohio State University with concentrations in Housing Policy and Quantitative Analyses. His doctoral research explored the spillover effects of foreclosure on neighboring properties using various quantitative methods, including spatial statistical models. Before coming to Washington University in St. Louis, he earned a bachelor’s of architecture (B.Arch.) from Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea, and a master’s of urban planning (M.S.U.P.) from Columbia University in New York City.

He enjoys watching cooking shows with his wife, Junghee, and is looking forward to introducing his 4-year-old son Namu to his favorite pastime of running in Forest Park. He recently became interested in mechanical keyboards and has already built a collection of three keyboards with different types of switches.

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