Soo Park

Assistant Dean for Instruction

I am the Assistant Dean for Instruction, primarily responsible for academic program development including new bachelor's degrees and Perkins grants management. Previously, I worked in higher education as a program development director, dual enrollment program manager, a STEM program coordinator, as adjunct faculty, and in the private sector as a corporate public relations specialist.

M.A., Purdue University

BOEING CyberGrant recipient for the STEM GEMS project at Washington State University Tri-Cities (2017)

James E. Grunig and Larrisa A. Grunig Outstanding Thesis Award at the International Communication Association Public Relations Division (Seattle, WA, 2014)

Top Paper in the Public Relations Division at the National Communication Association 99th Annual Convention (Washington D.C., 2013). 

Kim, J.-N., Park, S., Krishna, A., & Martino V. (2015).  Chapter 10. Risk Management Through Employees: Testing Employees' Voluntary Scouting and Corporate Readiness for Cyber Risks. In "Public Relations as Relationship Management (5th ed.)". New York, NY: Routledge.

Park, S., Kim, J.-N., & Krishna, A. (2014). A Bottom-Up Rebuilding of an Innovative Organization: Motivating Employee Intrapreneurship and Scouting and Its Strategic Values. Management Communication Quarterly.

Park, S., & Kim, J.-N. (2013). Cyber Risk Management through Employees: Testing Employees; Voluntary Scouting and Corporate Readiness for Cyber Risks among Fortune 500 Companies. Paper presented at the 16th International Public Relations Research Conference, Miami, FL.