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Joochul Kim

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Joochul Kim's research focuses on community and economic development planning and housing and international planning. Kim serves as coordinator of the masters' program in urban and environmental planning (MUEP) and the undergraduate urban planning (BSP) program.

Kim's recent works involve looking at relationships between high-tech development and regional growth including the role of research universities in Arizona.

Kim acted as the director of special projects in ASU's Office of the President for a number of years and has managed numerous projects, including the Corporate Government Liaison Project, the Community College Partnership and Outreach Project, and the City of Phoenix Community Partnership Project. Kim is the author of "Seoul: The Making of a Metropolis" and he has penned numerous articles covering different aspects of community and housing development in Korea and in China. He regularly teaches a variety of courses including Capstone Project, Cities in Cinema, Introduction to Urban Planning, Planning History and Theory, and Public Sector Planning. He has directed students in a number of collaborative projects with Arizona communities, with the most recent project focusing on downtown redevelopment of Wickenburg, Arizona.

Education: 
  • Ph.D. Urban and Regional Planning,¬†University of Michigan
  • M.U.P. Urban Planning,¬†University of Michigan
  • B.A. Sociology,¬†University of California, Berkeley
Publications: 
  • With Seongsil Kwon, and Deog-Seong Ohpp. 177-85. "Measurement of Urban Competitiveness Based on Innovation Indicators in Six Metropolitan Cities in Korea.". Journal of the World Technopolis Review (2012).
Research Activity: 
  • Dandekar,Hemalata C*, Kim,Joochul. ECONOMIC CORRIDOR DEVELOPMENT PLAN FOR THE CITY OF GOODYEAR. CITY OF GOODYEAR(1/15/2003 - 12/31/2003).
  • Kim,Joochul*. PHOENIX HIGH TECH GROWTH STUDY. CITY OF PHOENIX(8/20/1998 - 6/30/2000).
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
PUP 200Cities in Cinema
PUP 301Introduction to Urban Planning
PUP 580Practicum
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
PUP 191First-Year Seminar
PUP 200Cities in Cinema
PUP 301Introduction to Urban Planning
PUP 710Planning Theory
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
PUP 200Cities in Cinema
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
PUP 191First-Year Seminar
PUP 200Cities in Cinema
PUP 301Introduction to Urban Planning
PUP 710Planning Theory
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
PUP 200Cities in Cinema
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
PUP 200Cities in Cinema
PUP 301Introduction to Urban Planning
PUP 580Practicum
PUP 590Reading and Conference
Presentations: 
  • Joochul Kim. "Tales from Small Former Mining Towns in Arizona: How They have Reinvented Themselves as Tourist Attraction Centers.". YonSei-Yeongwol International Forum (May 2011).
  • Joochul Kim. The Role and Leadership of University for Sustainable Community Development. Colloquia for YonSei University Graduate Program in Eco-Design (Jul 2010).
  • Joochul Kim. Towards Creative City:Perspectives from the Phoenix Metropolitian Area. International Conference (Oct 2008).
Service: 
  • Journal of the World Technopolis Review, Editorial Member (2011 - Present)
  • Barrett Honors College, Reviewer for Fullbright Teaching Scholarship (2010 - Present)
  • Ad Hoc Bylaws Committee, Member (2009 - Present)
  • President Barack Obama Scholarship Program, Menro (2009 - Present)
  • President Barack Obama Scholarship Program, Faculty Mentor (2009 - Present)
  • President Barack Obama Scholarship Program, Faculty Mentor (2009 - Present)
  • BSP Coordinator, Coordinator (2009 - Present)
  • BSP Coordinator, Coordinator (2009 - Present)
  • City of Tempe Neighborhood Advisory Commission, Commission Member (2008 - Present)
  • City of Tempe Neighborhood Advisory Commission, Commission Member (2008 - Present)
  • Korea Housing Corporation for the Bullet Train Station Development, International Advisor (2007 - Present)
  • Maricopa Community College Mesa Life Options, Advisory Board Member (2006 - Present)
  • Maricopa Community College Mesa Life Options, Advisory Board Member (2006 - Present)
  • Maricopa Community College Mesa Life Options, Advisory Board Member (2006 - Present)
  • Promotion and Tenure Committee, Member (2006 - Present)
  • Promotion and Tenure Committee, Member (2006 - Present)
  • World Technopolis Association-UNESCO, Project Steering Committee Member (2005 - Present)
  • World Technopolis Association-UNESCO, Project Steering Committee Member (2005 - Present)
  • World Technopolis Association-UNESCO, Project Steering Committee Member (2005 - Present)
  • World Technopolis Association-UNESCO, Project Steering Committee Member (2005 - Present)
  • Maricopa Community College President's Commission on Excellence, Member (2004 - Present)
  • Maricopa Community College President's Commission on Excellence, Member (2004 - Present)
  • Maricopa Community College President's Commission on Excellence, Member (2004 - Present)
  • Asican Pacific Planning Review, Editorial Committee Member (2003 - Present)
  • Asican Pacific Planning Review, Editorial Committee Member (2003 - Present)
  • Asican Pacific Planning Review, Editorial Committee Member (2003 - Present)
  • Asican Pacific Planning Review, Editorial Committee Member (2003 - Present)
  • World Technopolis Association, Executive Member (1997 - Present)
  • World Technopolis Association, Executive Member (1997 - Present)
  • World Technopolis Association, Executive Member (1997 - Present)
  • World Technopolis Association, Executive Member (1997 - Present)
  • CBS Channel Five, Interviewed (2013 - 2013)
  • City of Tempe, Neighborhood Advisory Commission, Member (2008 - 2012)
  • US Department of Housing and Urban Development, Doctoral Disseration Review Panel Leader (2010 - 2010)
  • US Department of Housing and Urban Development, Doctoral Disseration Review Panel Leader (2009 - 2009)
  • US Department of Housing Urban Development, Panel Leader Reviwer (2008 - 2008)
  • US Department of Housing and Urban Development, Doctoral Disseration Review Panel Leader (2008 - 2008)