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Yerin Chung

Doctoral Candidate

She/Her

Political Studies

MA in Political Science with a Specialization in Political Theory (Western University), BA (Honours Specialization) in Political Science with a Minor in French Studies (Western University)

Arts and Science

22yc19@queensu.ca

Mackintosh-Corry Hall B301

Supervisor: C. Farrelly

Brief Biography

Yerin Chung is a doctoral student in the Department of Political Studies at Queen's University specializing in Political Theory and International Relations. Yerin serves as the Director of Communications and Public Relations for the Canadian Peace Research Association (CPRA). She is a Junior Fellow with the Conference of Defence Associations Institute (CDA Institute) and has previously worked with the Institute as a Research Assistant. Yerin holds a M.A. degree in Political Science with a Specialization in Political Theory and a B.A. (Hons.) degree in Political Science both from Western University.  

Research Interests

Yerin’s research will focus on political theory under the supervision of Dr. Colin Farrelly. She is particularly interested in interdisciplinary studies of incorporating empirical research to normative theory and specializes in moral and ethical problems as it concerns human rights, global distributive justice, and intergenerational justice. Additionally, she holds a broad interest in international relations as it concerns Canadian peace and security issues. 

Affiliated Organizations

Director of Communications and Public Relations at The Canadian Peace Research Association (CPRA) 

https://cpra-acrp.com/board-members 

Junior Fellow at Conference of Defence Associations Institute (CDA Institute) 

https://cdainstitute.ca/fellows/ 

Publications

Marta Dyczok & Yerin Chung (2022) Zelens′kyi uses his communication skills as a weapon of war, Canadian Slavonic Papers, DOI: 10.1080/00085006.2022.2106699

Chung, Y. (2021). The Human Right to Collective Self-Determination. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Canadian Peace Research Association, Congress for the Federation of Humanities and the Social Sciences, University of Alberta, Virtual. 

Awards

R. S. McLaughlin Fellowship (2022-2023) 

Queen’s Graduate Award (2022-2023) 

Teaching

POLS 250 Introduction to Political Theory (Teaching Assistant)