CV

You can download my CV here: download (updated November 2019)

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. 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]
  6. 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]
  7. 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]
  8. 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]
  9. 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]
  10. 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 [download link]
  11. 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]
  12. 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]
  13. 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]
  14. 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]
  15. 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]
  16. 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]
  17. 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]
  18. 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]
  19. 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. Basic Quantitative Research Methods for Urban Planners (co-editor with Reid Ewing; co-author of several chapters), Routledge (https://www.routledge.com/Basic-Quantitative-Research-Methods-for-Urban-Planners-1st-Edition/Ewing-Park/p/book/9780367343248)
  2. Advanced Quantitative Research Methods for Urban Planners (co-editor with Reid Ewing; co-author of several chapters), Routledge (https://www.routledge.com/Advanced-Quantitative-Research-Methods-for-Urban-Planners/Ewing-Park/p/book/9780367343262)
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)

CERTIFICATES

  • Remote Pilot Airman Certificate, U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (Feb. 2017)
  • Engineer Landscape Architecture License, Human Resource Development Service of Korea (Jun. 2007)
  • Computer Specialist in Spreadsheet & Database (Level-1), Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry (May. 2005)

REVIEWER OF JOURNAL MANUSCRIPTS AND CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS

  • Landscape and Urban Planning | Journal of Planning Education and Research | Cities | Urban Studies | Urban Forestry & Urban Greening | Case Studies on Transport Policy | Sustainability | International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health | Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board | CELA (Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture) conference | Sensors

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  • Park, K. Ewing, R., Sabouri, S., Choi, D., Hamidi, S., & Tian, G. (2020). Built Environment Criteria for Polycentric Developments: To Reduce Vehicle Use and Increase Walking and Transit Use, TRB 99th Annual Meeting (Washington, D.C.).
  • Lyons, T., Choi, D., Ameli, H., & Park, K. (2020). Safety and Nonoptimal Usage of a Protected Bicycle Intersection: A Before-and-After Case Study in Salt Lake City, UT, TRB 99th Annual Meeting (Washington, D.C.).
  • Sabouri S., Park, K., Smith, Amy, Tian, G., & Ewing, R. (2020). Exploring the Influence of Built Environment on Uber Demand, TRB 99th Annual Meeting (Washington, D.C.).
  • Sabouri S., Choi, D., Park, K., & Ameli, H. (2020). Definitions, Types, and Criteria of Centers in Planning Practice: A Review of 126 Regional Transportation Plans in the U.S., TRB 99th Annual Meeting (Washington, D.C.).
  • Kim, K., Park, K., & Nelson, A.C. (2020). The Impacts of Light Rail Transit on Labor Participation and Housing Affordability in the U.S.: A Longitudinal Analysis using Propensity Score Matching, TRB 99th Annual Meeting (Washington, D.C.).
  • Tian, G. Park, K. Ewing, R. Watten, M., & Walters J. (2020). Traffic Generated by Mixed-Use Developments—a Follow-Up 31-Region Study Using Consistent Built Environment Measures, TRB 99th Annual Meeting (Washington, D.C.).
  • Sabouri, S., Tian, G., Ewing, R., & Park, K. (2020). A Vehicle Ownership (Car Shedding) Model as a Pre-Step of Travel Demand Modeling, TRB 99th Annual Meeting (Washington, D.C.).
  • Park, K., Christensen, K., & Lee, D. (2019). Use of Drones in Behavior Mapping: A Case Study of Neighborhood Parks, ACSP 58th Annual Conference (Greenville, SC).
  • Ewing, R., Park, K., Sabouri, S., Choi, D., & Tian, G. (2019). Assessment of Polycentric Developments Nationally for Transportation Impacts, ACSP 58th Annual Conference (Greenville, SC).
  • Tian, G., Ewing, R., Park, K., Sabouri, S., & Miller, M. (2019). Varying influences of the built environment on household travel – a follow-up study of 35 diverse regions in the United States, ACSP 58th Annual Conference (Greenville, SC).
  • Ewing, R, Park, K., Stinger, P., & Southgate, J. (2019). Trip and Parking Generation at Orenco Station TOD and Station Park TAD, RMLUI 2019 Annual Land Use Western Places/Western Spaces conference (Denver, CO).
  • Rose, J., Hinners, S., & Park, K. (2019). Unsheltered homelessness and urban hydrosocial relations: Embodied political ecologies of two Salt Lake City riparian corridors, AAG Annual Meeting 2019 (Washington D.C.).
  • Park, K. & Ewing, R. (2019). A new tool for pedestrian observation: Reliability and efficiency of small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), Transportation Research Board 98th Annual Meeting (Washington, D.C.).
  •  Park, K., Ewing, R., Sabouri, S., & Larsen, J. (2019). Neighborhood- and Street-level Built Environment Characteristics Related to Pedestrian Activity in a Western U.S. County, Transportation Research Board 98th Annual Meeting (Washington, D.C.).
  • Park, K., Sabouri, S., Lyons, T., Tian, G., Worthen, C., & Ewing, R. (2019). Intrazonal or Interzonal? Improving Intrazonal Travel Forecast in a Four-Step Travel Demand Model, Transportation Research Board 98th Annual Meeting (Washington, D.C.).
  • Ewing, R., Tian, G., Park, K., & Stinger, P. (2019). Comparative Case Studies: Trip and Parking Generation at Orenco Station TOD, Portland Region and Station Park TAD, Salt Lake City Region, Transportation Research Board 98th Annual Meeting (Washington, D.C.).
  •  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, Transportation Research Board 98th Annual Meeting (Washington, D.C.).
  • Miller, M., Ewing, R., Dillon, A., Tian, G., & Park, K. (2019). Effect of D-Variables on Residential Parking Demand, Transportation Research Board 98th Annual Meeting (Washington, D.C.).
  • Park, K. (2018). Park and Neighborhood Attributes Associated with Park Use: An Observational Study Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), The Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning 57th Annual Conference (Buffalo, NY).
  • Choi, D., Rose, J., Hinners, S., & Park, K. (2018). Mapping and measuring the urban-wildland juxtaposition, 24th International Symposium on Society and Resource Management (ISSRM) (Salt Lake City, UT).
  • Choi, D., Hinners, S., Rose, J., & Park, K. (2018). “Urban-Wildland Juxtaposition Index”: A framework for understanding the human-nature interaction, American Planning Association 2018 National Planning Conference (New Orleans, LA).
  • Park, K. (2018). Not Parking Lots but Parks: The impact of urban parks on sustainable travel behavior in station areas, 2018 Environment & Sustainability Research Symposium at the University of Utah (Salt Lake City, UT).
  • Park, K., Ewing, R., Scheer, B.C., & Khan, S.S.A. (2018). Travel behavior in TODs vs. non-TODs: Using cluster analysis and propensity score matching, Transportation Research Board 97th Annual Meeting (Washington, D.C.).
  • Tian, G., Park, K., & Ewing, R. (2018). Trip and parking generation rates for different housing types: Effects of compact development, Transportation Research Board 97th Annual Meeting (Washington, D.C.).
  • Ewing, R., Tian, G., Park, K., Stinger, P., & Southgate, J. (2018). Trip and parking generation study of Orenco station TOD, Portland region, Transportation Research Board 97th Annual Meeting (Washington, D.C.).
  • Park, K. & Ewing, R. (2017). The usability of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for pedestrian observation, The Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning 56th Annual Conference (Denver, CO).
  • Stevens, M., Park, K., Tian, G., & Ewing, R. (2017). Why some articles in planning journals get cited more than others?, The Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning 56th Annual Conference (Denver, CO).
  • Ewing, R., Tian, G., & Park, K. (2017). Understanding Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) and Transit-Adjacent Development (TAD), American Planning Association Utah Chapter Fall Conference 2017 (Park City, UT).
  • Park, K. (2017). Usability of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to measure park use, American Planning Association 2017 National Planning Conference (New York, NY).
  • Park, K., Ewing, R., Scheer, B.C., & Khan, S.S.A. (2017). Travel behavior in TODs vs. non-TODs: Using cluster analysis and propensity score matching, Transportation Research Board 96th Annual Meeting (Washington, D.C.).
  • Park, K. (2016). “Psychological park accessibility”: A literature review of perceptual components affecting park use. 2016 Annual Conference of the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (Salt Lake City, UT).
  • Park, K. & Ewing, R. (2016). The impact of urban parks on sustainable travel behavior in station areas, The Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning 56th Annual Conference (Portland, OR).
  • Park, K., Tian, G. & Ewing, R. (2016). Does a TOD need a park?, American Planning Association 2016 National Planning Conference (Phoenix, AZ).
  • Ganning, J., Park, K., & Beaudoin, M. (2016). How effective is commuter rail in spatially pairing supply and demand for commuting infrastructure?. Transportation Research Board 95th Annual Meeting (Washington, D.C.).
  • Park, K. & Pae, J. (2009). City beautiful movement and its implication on landscape architectural history. Korean Institute of Landscape Architecture Conference, pp.68-71 (Seoul, South Korea).
  • Park, K. & Pae, J. (2009). Production and reproduction of landscapes in the capitalist city. International Federation of Landscape Architects Asian-Pacific Region (IFLA APR) Congress, pp.63-72 (Incheon, South Korea).
  • Pae, J., Lee, D., Joo, S., Ahn, M., & Park, K. (2008). The selection system of distinguished amenity in Korean rural landscape,” 2008 KSRP/RPA International Symposium, pp.105-108 (Tokyo, Japan).

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • [2018 – present] Member, International Association for Society and Natural Resources (IASNR)
  • [2016 – present] Member, Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP)
  • [2016 – present] Member, Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU)
  • [2014 – present] Member, American Planning Association (APA)
  • [2011 – present] Member, Korean Landscape Council
  • [2011 – present] Member, Korea Planners Association
  • [2010 – present] Member, Korean Association of Space & Environment Research
  • [2010 – present] Member, Urban Design Institute of Korea
  • [2008 – present] Member, Korean Institute of Landscape Architecture