Yuseung Kim

Chair, Graduate Program in Policy, Planning, and Management (MPPM); Assistant Professor
Yuseung Kim

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224 Wishcamper

Contact Information

Phone: (207) 228-8152

Education: Yonsei University, B.S., 1999; Cornell University, M.R.P., 2001; University of Colorado, Ph.D., 2010.

Research Interests: agent-based modeling; GIS; planning support systems; sustainable development; land use planning; urban design

Professor Kim teaches Elements of Plan Making, GIS for Municipal Applications, and Principles of Town Design. He also participates in the Sustainability Solutions Initiative, a federally funded partnership between USM and UMaine to link science with policy solutions that support human needs while preserving ecological systems. Prior to joining Muskie, Dr. Kim was a lecturer at the University of Colorado Denver, where he earned his doctorate in design and planning, and worked in South Korea as a researcher and planner at the Seoul Development Institute, where his focus was economic planning and urban growth modeling.

New Publications

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Ciolfi, M. L., Griffin, E., Pratt, J., Richards, M., Gildard, S., & Byrne, B. (2016). Living with a brain injury in Maine: Individual experiences, perceptions, and need.  Portland, ME: University of Southern Maine, Muskie School of Public Service.

Lenardson, J. D., Gale, J. A., & Ziller, E. C. (2016). Rural opioid abuse: Prevalence and user characteristics. (PB 63-1). Portland, ME: University of Southern Maine, Muskie School of Public Service, Maine Rural Health Research Center.

Snow, K. I., Gressani, T., Olsen, L., McGuire, C., Bratesman, S., Mauney, K., & Theriault, J. (2016). Adults using long term services and supports: Population and service use trends in Maine, SFY 2014. (Chartbook). Portland, ME: University of Southern Maine, Muskie School of Public Service.

Talbot, J. A., Ziller, E. C., & Szlocek, D. (2016). Mental health first aid in rural communities: Appropriateness and outcomes. Journal of Rural Health. doi: 10.1111/jrh.12173.

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