CV

You can download my CV here: download (updated January 2020)

EDUCATION

  • [2018] Ph.D. in Metropolitan Planning, Policy & Design, University of Utah (Dissertation: Measuring the Dynamics of Public Space Use Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs))
  • [2010] Master of Landscape Architecture, Seoul National University (Thesis: A Political Economic Interpretation on Production and Change of Contemporary Urban Landscape)
  • [2008] Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (with concentration on Landscape Architecture), Seoul National University

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • [Fall 2018 – present] Assistant Professor, Department of Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning, Utah State University
  • [2014 – 2018] Research Assistant, Metropolitan Research Center, Department of City & Metropolitan Planning, University of Utah
  • [2010 – 2014] Researcher, Urban Research Division, Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements
  • [2008 – 2010] Researcher, Integrated Design and Landscape Aesthetic Laboratory, Department of Landscape Architecture, Seoul National University

PUBLICATIONS

Peer-reviewed Articles
  1. Park, K., Ewing, R., Sabouri, S., Choi, D., Hamidi, S., & Tian, G. (In press). Guidelines for a polycentric region to reduce vehicle use and increase walking and transit use, Journal of the American Planning Association.
  2. Park, K. (In press) Park and neighborhood attributes associated with park use: An observational study using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), Environment & Behavior. https://doi.org/10.1177/0013916518811418 [pdf download]
  3. Park, K. & Ewing, R. (In press) The usability of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for pedestrian observation, Journal of Planning Education and Research. https://doi.org/10.1177/0739456X18805154 [pdf download]
  4. Park, K., Sabouri, S., Lyons, T., Tian, G., Worthen, C., & Ewing, R. (In press) Intrazonal or Interzonal? Improving Intrazonal Travel Forecast in a Four-Step Travel Demand Model, Transportation. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11116-019-10002-0 [pdf download]
  5. Tian, G., Park, K., Ewing, R., Watten, M., and Walters, J. (in press). Traffic Generated by Mixed-Use Developments—a Follow-Up 31-Region Study, Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment. [pdf download]
  6. Stevens, M. Park, K., Tian, G., Kim, K. & Ewing, R. (In press) Why Do Some Articles in Planning Journals Get Cited More than Others?, Journal of Planning Education and Research. https://doi.org/10.1177/0739456X19827083 [pdf download]
  7. Zandiatashbar, A., Hamidi, S., Foster. N., & Park, K. (2019) The missing link between place and productivity? The impact of Transit-Oriented Development on the knowledge and creativity economy, Journal of Planning Education and Research 39(4): 429-441. https://doi.org/10.1177/0739456X19826271 [pdf download]
  8. Tian, G., Park, K., & Ewing, R. (2019) Trip and parking generation rates for different housing types: Effects of compact development, Urban Studies 56(8): 1554-1575. https://doi.org/10.1177/0042098018770075 [pdf download]
  9. Park, K. Ewing, R. Sabouri, S., & Larsen, J. (2019) Street life and the built environment in an auto-oriented US region, Cities 88: 243-251https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cities.2018.11.005 [pdf download]
  10. Park, K., Choi, D., Tian, G., & Ewing, R. (2019) Not parking lots but parks: Joint association of parks and transit stations with travel behavior, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 16(4), 547. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16040547. [pdf download]
  11. Ewing, R., Tian, G., Park, K., Sabouri, S., Stinger, P. & Profitt, D. (2019) Comparative Case Studies: Trip and Parking Generation at Orenco Station TOD, Portland Region and Station Park TAD, Salt Lake City Region, Cities 87:48-59. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cities.2018.12.020 [pdf download]
  12. Park, K., Ewing, R., Scheer, B., & Khan, S. (2018) Travel behavior in TODs vs. non-TODs: Using cluster analysis and propensity score matching, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board 2672(6): 31–39. https://doi.org/10.1177/0361198118774159 [pdf download]
  13. Park, K., Ewing, R., & Scheer, B.C. (2018) The impacts of built environment characteristics of rail-based station areas on household travel behavior, Cities 74: 277-283. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cities.2017.12.015 [pdf download]
  14. Park, K. & Ewing, R. (2017) The usability of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for measuring park-based physical activity. Landscape and Urban Planning 167: 157-164. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2017.06.010 [pdf download]
  15. Park, K. (2017) Psychological park accessibility: A systematic literature review of perceptual components affecting park use. Landscape Research 42(5): 508-520. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01426397.2016.1267127 [pdf download]
  16. Park, K. & Park, S. (2016) A preliminary study on usability of unmanned aerial vehicles in observing park users: Focused on urban parks in Busan. Journal of the Korean Institute of Landscape Architecture 44(4): 35-44. (in Korean) [pdf download]
  17. Kim, J. & Park, K. (2013) Functionality and accessibility of linear parks: Comparative case study with conventional neighborhood parks. Journal of Korea Planners Association 48(6): 89-106. (corresponding author; in Korean) [pdf download]
  18. Park, K. & Pae, J. (2013) Landscape as materialized discourse and capital: Political economic interpretation of urban landscape. Journal of the Korean Institute of Landscape Architecture 41(6): 117-128. (in Korean) [pdf download]
  19. Park, K. & Pae, J. (2012) Implication of the city beautiful movement on landscape architectural history and contemporary urban regeneration. Journal of the Korean Landscape Council 4(1): 41-60. (in Korean) [pdf download]
  20. Park, K. & Pae, J. (2008) Design strategies of large park in the International Design Competition for Central Open Space, Korea,” Journal of the Korean Institute of Landscape Architecture 36(5): 13-25. (in Korean) [pdf download]
Books under contract
  1. Ewing, R. & Park, K. (eds.) Advanced Quantitative Research Methods for Urban Planners, Routledge (expected March 2020) (https://www.routledge.com/Advanced-Quantitative-Research-Methods-for-Urban-Planners/Ewing-Park/p/book/9780367343262)
  2. Ewing, R. & Park, K. (eds.) Basic Quantitative Research Methods for Urban Planners, Routledge (expected March 2020) (https://www.routledge.com/Basic-Quantitative-Research-Methods-for-Urban-Planners-1st-Edition/Ewing-Park/p/book/9780367343248)
Book Translations (English to Korean)
  1. OECD (2012). OECD urban policy reviews: Korea, Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements trans., 2013, Anyang: KRIHS
  2. Czerniak, J. & G. Hargreaves eds. (2007). Large parks, J. Pae and IDLA trans., 2010, Paju: Jokyong
Other Publications
  1. Park, K. (2015).the High Line in New York, 3rd phase: its characteristics and implications. Architectural and Urban Space (Vol.16), AURI, pp.52-58.
  2. Kim, K. & Park, K. (in progress) Case study: 16th Street Mall, Denver, USA, Oh, S. (ed.) Urban Design for Pedestrians II, AURI (a book chapter in progress).
  3. Kim, E., & Park, K. (2014).Policy suggestions for effective implementation of the smart growth initiative in non-urbanized areas. KRIHS Policy Brief (No.472), KRIHS, pp.1-6.
  4. Park, K., Kim, J., & Lee, T. (2014). Role of linear parks on making cities for people. KRIHS Policy Brief (No.448), KRIHS, pp.1-8.
  5. Park, S., Jung, Y., & Park, K. (2013). Shrinking cities and planning implications. KRIHS Policy Brief (No.422). KRIHS, pp.1-6.
  6. Park, K. (2013). Park connector in garden-city Singapore. Planning and Policy (No.376), KRIHS, pp.102-108.

RESEARCH GRANTS

1. Extramural Grants

  • Co-Investigator. (2019-2024). “A Socio-Ecologic Framework Supporting Individuals with Disabilities’ Community Living and Participation” (PI: Keith Christensen), National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) ($2,500,000)
    • Roles: developing and validating a socio-ecologic community infrastructure planning tool; building a computational community activity model
  • Co-Investigator. (2019-2020). “Utilizing archived traffic signal performance measures for pedestrian planning & analysis – Phase II: Extending pedestrian volume estimation capabilities to non-signalized intersections,” Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) UTRAC ($50,000)
    • Roles: processing geospatial datasets and modeling pedestrian traffic volume
  • Principal Investigator. (2018-2019). “Toward an understanding of the UTA customer experience: Focusing on out-of-vehicle environments,” Utah Transit Authority (UTA) ($40,000)
  • Principal Investigator. (2017). “Can a drone monitor park-based physical activity?”, Public Health Grant at experiment.com (a crowdfunding platform for scientific research) ($3,651)
  • Principal Investigator. (2016). “A case study of integrated urban regeneration projects utilizing rail station areas,” Research Grant for Young Scholars Abroad, Korea Land & Housing Institute ($1,000)
  • Research Assistant (writing the proposal). (2015-2016). “How does transportation affordability vary between TODs and TADs?” (P.I.: Brenda C. Sheer), National Institute for Transportation and Communities ($35,705)

2. Intramural Grants

  • Principal Investigator. (2017). “Not parking lots but parks: The impact of urban parks on sustainable travel behavior in station areas,” Graduate Student Research Funding, Global Change and Sustainability Center (GCSC) at the University of Utah ($1,150)
  • Principle Investigator. (2013). “Functionality and accessibility of linear parks based on the concept of park welfare,” Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements ($10,000)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Utah State University

  • Instructor, Research Methods in Landscape Architecture (2 credits; graduate), Spring 2019
  • Instructor, GIS for Environmental Planning (4 credits; undergraduate & graduate), Fall 2018 & 2019
  • Instructor, 3D Landscape Representation (3 credits; undergraduate), Fall 2018 & 2019
  • Instructor (co-teaching), Advanced Geospatial Analysis and Visualization (5 credits; graduate), Spring 2019
  • Instructor (co-teaching), Graduate Reading Seminar (1 credit; graduate), Spring 2019
  • Instructor (co-teaching), Issues in Landscape Architecture (1 credit; graduate), Fall 2018 & 2019

University of Utah

  • Instructor (co-teaching), Urban Research (3 credit; graduate), Spring 2018
  • Instructor (co-teaching), Research Methods in Urban Ecology (3 credit; undergraduate), Fall 2016
  • Teaching Assistant, Urban Design Principles (3 credit; graduate), Spring 2016

Seoul National University

  • Teaching Assistant, Topics in Environmental Aesthetics (3 credit; graduate), Fall 2008
  • Teaching Assistant, Landscape Composition (3 credit; undergraduate), Spring 2008

AWARDS AND HONORS

  • [2019] Honorable Mention, “Can Ride-sourcing Services Make Households Less Car-Dependent?,” 2019 Lee Schipper Memorial Scholarship
  • [2018] TRB Best Paper Award (Park et al., “Travel Behavior in TODs vs. non-TODs: Using Cluster Analysis and Propensity Score Matching”), Transportation and Land Development Committee (ADD30) of the Transportation Research Board
  • [2018] Arthur C. Nelson & Clark Ivory Doctoral Scholarship, Department of City & Metropolitan Planning, University of Utah
  • [2017] CMP (City & Metropolitan Planning) Scholarship, Department of City & Metropolitan Planning, University of Utah
  • [2017] Sustainability Teaching Scholar, Sustainability Office, University of Utah
  • [2008] The 3rd Prize, The 2nd National Competition of Korea Promising Landscape Architect, Korean Institute of Landscape Architecture & Korea Land Corporation
  • [2008] The 2nd Prize, Design Competition of a Creative Park for Children, Seoul Metropolitan Government
  • [2004] Runner-up Prize, The 2nd Rural Amenity Design Competition, Rural Development Administration
  • [2007] Scholarship for Overseas Field Trip, Alumni Association of Department of Landscape Architecture, Seoul National University
  • [2003 – 2008] Student Scholarships, Seoul National University

INVITED TALKS AND GUEST LECTURES

  • [2019] “The connection between good urban design and street vitality,” CNU (Congress of New Urbanism) Utah Annual Breakfast Meeting (11/8/2019)
  • [2019] “Building your career as a researcher,” Department of Landscape Architecture and Rural Systems Engineering, Seoul National University (7/1/2019)
  • [2019] “Propensity score matching (PSM): A research tool for program evaluation,” Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements (6/18/2019)
  • [2019] “Use of drones in public space research,” Department of Landscape Architecture, Dong-A University (6/5/2019)
  • [2019] “Writing your dissertation proposal: Measuring the dynamics of public space use using unmanned aerial vehicles”, Department of City and Metropolitan Planning, University of Utah (3/20/2019)
  • [2018] “Measuring public space use by drones,” Laboratory of Landscape Ecology & Climate Change Adaptation, Seoul National University (3/10/2018)

PERSONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • [2018 – present]
    • LAEP research coordinator, Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning, Utah State University
    • Ph.D. curriculum committee member, Ph.D. program in Landscape Architecture, Utah State University
    • CAAS Undergraduate Scholarship committee member, Utah State University
    • Faculty search committee member, Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning, Utah State University
  • [2016 – 2017] Member, Doctoral committee, Ph.D. program in Metropolitan Planning, Policy, and Design, University of Utah
  • [2008 – 2009] President, Student Council of the graduate school of landscape architecture, Seoul National University
  • [2004 – 2006] Conscripted firefighter (for military service), Daejeon central fire station
  • [2003 – 2004] Manager and founding member, Edu-Planner (a start-up business in education consulting)

GRADUATE COMMITTEE SERVICE