Mi Yung Yoon
Professor of International Studies
Professor Yoon is a native of South Korea. She teaches world politics, American foreign policy, international law and organization, U.N. field study, African politics, and women in the developing world. Her research interests include conflicts, democratization, and women's political representation in sub-Saharan Africa. She was Fulbright scholar in 2011.
Ph.D., Florida State University; M.A., Jackson State University
B.A., Sookmyung Women's University, Seoul, South Korea
Refereed Journal Articles:
Mi Yung Yoon, "Factors Hindering 'Larger' Representation of Women in Parliament: The Case of Seychelles," Commonwealth & Comparative Politics 49, 1 (February 2011): 98-114.
Mi Yung Yoon, "More Women in the Tanzanian Legislature: Do Numbers Matter?" Journal of Contemporary African Studies 29, 1 (January 2011): 83-98.
Mi Yung Yoon, "European Colonialism and Territorial Disputes in Africa: The Gulf of Guinea and the Indian Ocean," Mediterranean Quarterly 20, 2 (Spring 2009): 77-94.
Mi Yung Yoon, "Special Seats for Women in the National Legislature: The Case of Tanzania," Africa Today 55, 1 (Fall 2008): 60-86.
Mi Yung Yoon and Sheila Bunwaree, "Is a Minority Truly Powerless? Female Legislators in Mauritius," Asian Women 24, 3 (Fall 2008): 83-102.
Mi Yung Yoon and Sheila Bunwaree, "The Mauritian Election of 2005: An Unprecedented Increase of Women in Parliament," Journal of International Women's Studies 9, 3 (May 2008): 13-26.
Mi Yung Yoon and Sheila Bunwaree, "Women's Legislative Representation in Mauritius: 'A Grave Democratic Deficit'," Journal of Contemporary African Studies 24, 2 (May 2006): 229-247.
Mi Yung Yoon, "Internal Conflicts and Cross-Border Military Interventions in Sub-Saharan Africa in the Post-Cold War Era," Journal of Political and Military Sociology 33, 2 (Winter 2005): 277-293.
Mi Yung Yoon, "Explaining Women's Legislative Representation in Sub-Saharan Africa," Legislative Studies Quarterly XXIX, 3 (August 2004): 447-468.
Reprinted in Mona Lena Krook and Sarah Childs, Women, Gender, and Politics: A Reader (New York, New York: Oxford University Press, 2010), 167-173.
Mi Yung Yoon (with Chinsoo Bae), "Testing Crisis Learning Theory: The Case of Minor-Minor Power Dyads, 1946-1985," KNDU Review: Journal of National Security Affairs 7 (December 2002): 171-188.
Mi Yung Yoon, "Democratization and Women's Legislative Representation in Sub-Saharan Africa," Democratization 8, 2 (Summer 2001): 169-190.
Mi Yung Yoon, "Explaining U.S. Intervention in Third World Internal Wars, 1945-1989," Journal of Conflict Resolution 41, 4 (August 1997): 580-602.
Un-Refereed Journal Articles:
Mi Yung Yoon, "A Cautiously Optimistic Outlook for the 21st Century: Assessing the Prospects for Democratization in Sub-Saharan Africa," Hanover Quarterly (May 2000): 10-13.
Mi Yung Yoon, "U.S. Defense Policy: From Truman to Clinton, Continuity or Change?" Korean Military Affairs 4 (January 1997): 274-288. (This article is published in Korean.)
Mi Yung Yoon and Richard J. Kilroy, Jr., eds. Colonial History and Territorial Issues in Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America (Seoul, Korea: Northeast Asian History Foundation, 2010).
Mi Yung Yoon, "Imperialism, Colonialism, and Territorial Disputes," In Colonial History and Territorial Issues in Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America. Edited by
Mi Yung Yoon and Richard J. Kilroy, Jr. (Seoul, Korea: Northeast Asian History Foundation, 2010), 9-18.
Mi Yung Yoon, "Territorial Disputes in the Gulf of Guinea: The Cases of Nigeria-Cameroon and Gabon-Equatorial Guinea," In Colonial History and Territorial Issues in Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America. Edited by Mi Yung Yoon and Richard J. Kilroy, Jr. (Seoul, Korea: Northeast Asian History Foundation, 2010), 51-82.
Mi Yung Yoon, "Sub-Saharan Africa," In Sharing Power: Women, Parliament, Democracy. Edited by Yvonne Galligan and Manon Tremblay (Aldershot, England: Ashgate, 2005), 79-90.
Book Reviews in Refereed Journals:
Kathleen M. Fallon. Democracy and the Rise of Women's Movements in Sub-Saharan Africa (Baltimore, Maryland: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008). Journal of Contemporary African Studies 28, 4 (October 2010): 525-528.
Gretchen Bauer and Hannah E. Britton, eds. Women in African Parliaments (Boulder, Colorado: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2006). Journal of Contemporary African Studies, 26, 2 (April 2008): 234-236.
Anne R. Breneman and Rebecca A. Mbuh, eds. Women in the New Millennium: The Global Revolution (Lanham, Maryland: Hamilton Books, 2006). Asian Women 22, 2 (2006): 117-121.
Mark Peceny. Democracy at the Point of Bayonets (University Park, Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1999). American Political Science Review 94, 2 (2000): 518-519.
Chris Alden. Apartheid's Last Stand: The Rise and Fall of the South African Security State (New York, New York: St. Martin's Press, 1996). Journal of Asian and African Studies, XXXIII, 3 (1998): 276-278.