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PARK, Mi Sun

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박 미 선 (朴 美 善)

Mi Sun PARK (Ph. D. in Forest Policy)

Associate Professor, Graduate School of International Agricultual Technology, SNU

Research Interest: Forest and Agricultural Policy, Governance, Communication, Eco-innovation, 
                         International Cooperation


- Ph.D. in Forest Policy (July, 2009), Georg-August University Göttingen
  Faculty of Forest Sciences and Forest Ecology
  Institute of Forest Policy and Nature Conservation
  Thesis (Ph.D.) Title: “Media discourse in forest communication: The issue of forest conservation in the
                              Korean and global media” (Supervisor: Prof. Max Krott)

- Master in Environmental Education (February, 2003), Seoul National University
  Interdisciplinary Program in Environmental Education
  Thesis Title: A Comparative Study on Environmental Education Curricula in the Forest
 Sciences of Korean
                  and German Universities” (Supervisor: Prof. Jong Wook Kim)

- Bachelor in Forest Science (February 2001), Seoul National University
  Department of Forest Resources

List of Publications


  • Books

- Park, M.(2009) Media discourse in forest communication: The issue of forest conservation in the Korean and global media, Cuvillier Verlag, ISBN 978-3-86955-042-8 (Doctorial Thesis).


  • Book Chapters

- Kleinschmit, D., Ekayani, M., Park, M.and Real, A. (2007) Globaler medialer Walddiskurs: Beispiel für eine deliberative Öffentlichkeit? In. Jacob, K., Biermann, F., Busch, P.-O., Feindt, P.H. Politik und Umwelt. Politische Vierteljahresschrift: PVS, Zeitschrift der Deutschen Vereinigung für Politische Wissenschaft, Sonderheft 39: pp.430-451, ISBN 978-3-531-14889-2 (in German).

  • Journal Special Issue/Guest Editor for Special Journal Issues

- de Jong, W., Liu, J., Park,M., Camacho, L.D. (2017) Forest Transition in Asia, Journal of Forest Policy and Economics 76 [Special Issue] (Elsevier, ISSN 1389-9341).

  • Refereed Journal Articles

  1. Valenzuela, R.B., Youn, Y., Park, M., Chun, J.-N. (2020) Local People’s Participation in Mangrove Restoration Projects and Impacts on Social Capital and Livelihood: A Case Study in the Philippines. Forests 2020, 11(5), 580.

  2. Shin, S., Soe, K.T., Lee, H., Kim, T.H., Lee, S., Park, M. (2020) A Systematic Map of Agroforestry Research Focusing on Ecosystem Services in the Asia-Pacific Region. Forests 2020, 11(4), 368.

  3. Park, M. (2019). Research Trends of Forest Policy and Economics in the Republic of Korea. Korean Journal of Forest Economics 26(1), 1-10.

  4. Park, M., Youn, S., Youn, Y., Donsavanh, B., Phetlumphan, B. (2019). Needs assessment of forestry education in Laos: the case of Souphanouvong University. Journal of Forest Research 24(4), 201-211.

  5. Park, M, Lee, H. (2019) Accountability and reciprocal interests of bilateral forest cooperation under the global forest regime. Forest Policy and Economics, 101, 32-44.

  6. Park, M.(2018). Forest Economy and Sustainable Development Goals. Journalof Environmental Policy and Administration,26 (special issue),67-90.

  7. Park, M.(2018). Interest based-participation requiring accountability in greening.Forest science and technology,14(4), 169-180.

  8. Park, M., Bleischwitz, R., Han, K., Jang, E., Joo, J. (2017). Eco-Innovation Indices as Tools for Measuring Eco-Innovation.Sustainability,9(12), 2206.

  9. Lee, Y., Rianti, I. P., Park, M.(2017). Measuring social capital in Indonesian community forest management.Forest Science and Technology,13(3), 133-141.

  10. Kohsaka, R., Park, M., Uchiyama, Y. (2017). Beekeeping and honey production in Japan and South Korea: past and present. Journal of Ethnic Foods 4(2): 72-79.

  11. de Jong, W., Liu, J. Park, M., Camacho, L. (2017) Forest Transition in Asia: Trends and some theoretical implications.Forest Policy and Economics76: 1-6.

  12. Park, M., Youn, Y. (2017) Reforestation policy integration by the multiple sectors toward forest transition in the Republic of Korea. Forest Policy and Economics76: 45-55.

  13. Youn, Y.C., Choi, J., de Jong, W., Liu, J.,Park, M., Camacho, L.D., Damayanti, E.D., Huu-dung, N., Tachibana, S., Bhojvaid, P.P., Wanneng, P., Mohd Shawahid, O. (2017)Conditions of Forest Transition in Asian Countries: A QualitativeComparative Analysis. Forest Policy and Economics76: 14-24.

  14. Park, M., Kleinschmit, D.(2016) Framing forest conservation in the global media: an interest-based approach. Forest Policy and Economics68: 7-15.

  15. Park, M., Lee, H. (2016) Legal opportunities for public participation in forest managementin the Republic of Korea. Sustainability8(4): 369.

  16. Jo, J., Roh, T., Kim, S., Youn, Y., Park, M., Han, K., Jang, E. (2015) Eco-innovation for sustainability: Evidence from 49 countries in Asiaand Europe. Sustainability7(12): 16820-16835.

  17. Jang, E., Park, M., Roh, T., Han, K. (2015) Policy Instruments for Eco-Innovation in Asian Countries. Sustainability7(9): 12586-12614.

  18. Park, M. (2015)Inter-Korean Forest Cooperation 1998-2012: A Policy Arrangement Approach. Sustainability7(5): 5241-5259.

  19. Park, M., Lee, H.(2014).Forest Policy and Law for Sustainability within the Korean Peninsula, Sustainability6(8): 5162-5168.

  20. Park, M., Koo, J., Jang, E., Choi, J. and Han, K. (2014) Incentives for vitalizing Korean forest carbon offset projects. Journal of Environmental Policy and Administration22(2): 1-26 (in Korean, abstract in English).

  21. Park, M., Youn, Y. and Lee, H. (2013) Frames on climate change in Rhodong Shinmun and Minju Chosun as Two Major Print Media in the North Korea. Journal of Environmental Policy and Administration21(4): 151-172 (in Korean, abstract in English)

  22. Park, M., Choi, E.S. and Youn, Y. (2013)REDD+ as an international cooperation strategy under the global climate change regime. Forest Science and Technology 9(4): 213-224.

  23. Park, M.(2013) The dual role of media in environmental communication as a public sphere and political actors. Forest Science and Technology9(1): 33-38;

  24. Koo, J., Park, M.and Youn, Y. (2013) Preferences of urban dwellers on urban forest recreational services in South Korea. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening 12(2): 200-210.

  25. Park, M. and Youn, Y. (2013)Legal institutions for enhancing and protecting forests as a carbon sink in Japan and the Republic of Korea. Forest Science and Technology9(2): 72-80.

  26. Park, M. and Youn, Y. (2013)Development of urban forest policy-making toward governance in the Republic of Korea. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening 12(3): 273-281.

  27. Park, M. and Youn, Y. (2012) Traditional knowledge of Korean native beekeeping and sustainable forest management. Forest Policy and Economics 15: 37-45.

  28. Park, M. and Youn, Y. (2012) Development of South Korean REDD+ strategies for forest carbon credits, Journal of Environmental Policy and Administration20(2): 19-48 (in Korean, abstract in English).

  29. Song, M., Park, M. and Youn, Y. (2012) Forest policy of Democratic People’s Republic of Korea represented in Rodong Shinmun. Journal of Environmental Policy11(3): 123-148 (in Korean, abstract in English).

  30. Hong, S., Park, M., Kim, J. and Lee, S. (2007) A new approach to communication method in forest science and media type effects: an application of Elaboration Likelihood Model, Journal ofKorean Forestry Society96(4): 377-386 (in Korean, abstract in English).

  31. Kim, J., Park, M. and Tae, Y. (2006) Collaborative and participatory model for urban forest management: A case study of Daejisan in Korea, Journal of Korean Forestry Society95(2): 149-154 (in English).

  32. Park, M. and Kim, J. (2002) A comparative study on environmental education curricula in the forest sciences of Korean and German universities, The Environmental Education 15(2): 49-60 (in Korean, abstract in English).

  33. Park, M., Ji, E. and Kim, J. (2001) Research into the evaluation framework of environmental education programs through lived experience: A case of ‘2001 Green

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