College of Liberal Arts: Department of Political Science: Faculty: Dr. Youngtae Shin

Dr. Youngtae Shin

Professor, Dept. of Political Science
University of Central Oklahoma
LA 102 E
(405) 974-5524
email: yshin@uco.edu

Oklahoma Political Science Scholar of the Year, 2003

Research Interests

Youngtae Shin's publications have focused on the relationship between state, society and women. Her published books include: Women and Politics in Japan and Korea (Mellen Press, 2004); Asian Women's Political Voice (Sookmyung Women's University, 2006). She is currently writing a book on protest politics and democratization. Her next project is to study security issues in relation to nationalism, regime types, and their impact on promoting peaceful relationships among states.

Publications of Books

Selected Articles Published

Honors and Awards

Professional Services

Paper Presentations (selected)

Conference Participation

Course Information

Did You Know...

Youngtae Shin had the sweetest and most aristocratic daughter called Dori. She was bilingual and was a cat (now residing in Heaven), but she did not know she was a cat, in spite of her extraordinary intelligence.

Every major juncture in Korean history touched her family directly dating back to 918 A.D. - want to know more details? Contact me.

She worked as a RN, an excellent one (until the electronic technology took over) and supported her husband through his PhD and her own while raising two daughters.

What she is most proud of: Her two grown daughters.


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