Gene Park

Associate Professor

Gene Park  
Phone:    (310) 338-2807
Email:     gene.park@lmu.edu
Office:     University Hall 4132
 
Fall 2014 Course Schedule:
POLS 562.01 Rivalry & Cooperation in East Asia
Friday: 1:00-3:30pm
 
Fall 2014 Office Hours:
TBA
 

Dr. Gene Park specializes in comparative politics, international relations, and political economy. He has written extensively on the politics of public finance in Japan including a book entitled Spending without Taxation: FILP and the Politics of Public Finance in Japan (Stanford University Press, 2011). He is currently working on a comparative study of taxation. Prior to arriving at LMU, he taught at Baruch College, City University of New York. Professor Park has been a Japan Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and a Shorenstein Fellow at Stanford University’s Asia Pacific Research Center (APARC). He also spent two years as a visiting scholar at the Japanese Ministry of Finance’s Policy Research Institute. Dr. Park received his PhD in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley. He is the recipient of a Fulbright Institute of International Education fellowship. He holds a BA in Philosophy from Swarthmore College and a Masters of City and Regional Planning from Berkeley.

COURSES TAUGHT:
International Relations
Politics of Asia
World Political Economy
Rivalry and Cooperation in Asia

EDUCATION:
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley
M.A. University of California, Berkeley
BA Swarthmore College