Muskie School of Public Service

Yuseung Kim

Chair and Associate Professor of Policy, Planning and Management

Office Location

224 Wishcamper


(207) 228-8152

Academic Degrees

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


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.

Research Interests

Agent-based modeling; GIS; planning support systems; sustainable development; land use planning; urban design