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Visiting Researcher in Urban Planning, Gadjah Mada University; Techno-Peace Corps at the National Research Foundation of Korea; also PhD Student in Urban Planning, University of California, Los Angeles

Jaehyeon Park is a PhD student in urban planning at the Luskin School of Public Affairs at the University of California, Los Angeles. While conducting his dissertation fieldwork on the complexity of land tenure in slums and informal settlements in Indonesia, he also holds a visiting researcher position at the Department of Architecture and Planning at Gadjah Mada University. Jaehyeon earned a B.S. and M.S. in architecture from Seoul National University, South Korea. He also has professional experience as an urban researcher (at the Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements), a community architect (at Community Organizations Development Institute, Thailand, and Community Architect Network Asia), and an international program associate (at CITYNET, Japan).


  • –present
    Visiting Researcher and Lecturer in Urban Planning at Gadjah Mada University; also PhD Student in Urban Planning at UCLA, University of California, Los Angeles


  • 2012 
    Seoul National University, M.S. in Architecture
  • 2008 
    Seoul National University, B.S. in Architecture