Public Affairs Faculty
Bok Gyo Jeong, Ph.D.
Phone: 908-737- 4282
Office Location: Hynes Hall 505L
Dr. Bok Gyo Jeong is an Assistant Professor of Public Administration. He received his Ph.D. from the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh. His teaching areas include Quantitative Methods, Comparative Public Administration, and Nonprofit Management. His research interests include nonprofit accountability, social enterprises, and the partnership between civil society and international organizations. He was a former intern in the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations. Currently, he serves as Executive Board Member of the Nonprofit Policy, Practice, and Partnerships Section of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA). He has been proactively involved in the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) and the International Society for Third Sector Research (ISTR). His research has been published in multiple books and peer-reviewed journals, including the International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, Asian Survey, and Social Enterprise Journal.
Jung Ah (Claire) Yun, Ph.D.
Office Location: Hynes Hall 505M
Jung Ah (Claire) Yun is an Assistant Professor in the School of Public Administration and Criminal Justice. Her research focuses on public and nonprofit management including collaborative governance, human resource management, and financial management. She was an Adjunct faculty member in the School of Public Affairs and Administration at Rutgers University- Newark, while she was pursuing her doctoral work. Dr. Yun has extensive work experience as a manager at KEPCO (Korea Electric Corporation). Her responsibility is managing contracts and accounts for overseas power projects and coordinating contractors, government officials, and members of international organizations. Her research has been presented at numerous conferences and accepted in Public Personnel Management and Journal of Public Affairs Education (forthcoming).
Ph.D.: Rutgers University–Newark, School of Public Affairs and Administration, Public Administration (2018)
MPA: Rutgers University–Newark, School of Public Affairs and Administration
MA: Seoul National University, Korea, Sociology
BA: Seoul National University, Korea, French Language, and Literature
Carey Brown, M.P.A.
Equity in Action Fellow - Public Administration
Office Location: Hynes Hall 505H
Carey H. Brown has an 18-year career in the public sector and is currently serving as a Board of Trustee on the Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS) and on the State of NJ Dept. of Pension and Benefits Actuary Committee. Carey was an Investigator for 11 years in the Department of Treasury and holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration. His research interests focus on minority male student retention, student success, first-generation learners, international students, student-faculty engagement, cognitive and non-cognitive methods of learning, diversity in the curriculum, and inclusion of students. He taught as a Part-Time Lecturer at the School of Public Affairs and Administration for Rutgers University - Newark campus and Adjunct professor teaching College Success Seminar courses in the Business Division at Essex County College- Newark, NJ campus.