Hee Soun Jang

Dr.
Hee
Soun
Jang
Associate Professor
Co-Department Chair
Office: 
Chilton Hall 204B
Office Hours: 
T 12:00-4:00pm or by appointment
Phone: 
(940) 369-7844
Courses 
  • PADM 5010, Public Administration and Society 
  • PADM 5020, Leading and Managing Public Organizations (Spring)
  • PADM 5030, Managing Human Resources (Fall and Spring)
  • PADM 5040, Nonprofit Management
  • PADM 5700, Public-Nonprofit Partnerships
  • PADM 6010, Seminar in Public Administration (Fall)
Education 
  • Ph.D., Florida State University
  • M.A., Sungshin Women’s University
  • B.A., Sungshin Women’s University
Biography 

Dr. Jang is an associate professor in the Department of Public Administration and serves as assistant department chair. Prior to joining the University of North Texas, she was an assistant professor at the Division of Politics, Administration, and Justice at California State University Fullerton for four years. She teaches courses on nonprofit management, public and nonprofit partnerships, public administration seminar, leadership and organization in public administration, and personnel management in the public sector. Her research explores nonprofit and government partnerships, local government management and policy choices, and the nonprofit sector in South Korea and the role of government in civil society initiatives in Korea. Her research has been published in scholarly journals, including Public Administration Review, Administration and Society, The American Review of Public Administration, International Review of Administrative Sciences, and Journal of Policy Development and Research. Dr. Jang was a recipient of the Best Poster Research Award at the ARNOVA conference (the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action) in 2016 and received the Emerging Scholar Award from ARNOVA in 2005. She received the DeVoe Moore Fellowship from Florida State University.