Song Park

Visiting Instructor of Political Science


Ph.D., Boston University, Political Science, Expected in May 2024
B.A., Emory University, International Studies/Russian, May 2015


Main Interests

Political Economy, American Politics, Race and Ethnicity, Comparative Politics


POLS 115 Introduction to Comparative Politics
POLS 298 Race and Politics in the US


Goodwin, N., Icyeza, P., Park, S., 2021. ”The Economics of Well-being.” World Economics Association (in progress)
Park, S., 2023. ”Diversity within a Variety of Capitalism and Color in It: Evidence from Survey Data.” (in progress)
Lusk, K., Park, S., Einstein, K., Glick, D., Palmer, M., Fox, S., 2020. ”Urban Parks and the Public Realm: Equity & Access in Post-COVID Cities.” BU Initiative on Cities and the Trust for Public Lands

Teaching Interests

Instructor for Introduction to American Politics, Worcester State University (Spring 2024)
Instructor for Introduction to Comparative Politics, Wheaton College (Spring 2024)
Instructor for Race and Politics, Wheaton College (Spring 2024)

Instructor for Introduction to Comparative Politics, Boston University (Summer 2021, 2022, and 2023)

Teaching Fellow for Race and the Politics of Criminal Justice Policy, Boston University (Summer and Fall 2023, Spring 2019)

Teaching Fellow for United States Foreign Policy since 1898, Boston University  (Fall 2021, Spring 2020)
Teaching Fellow for International Human Rights, Boston University (Spring 2021)

Teaching Fellow for Race and Politics, Boston University (Spring 2019)
Teaching Fellow for Introduction to Public Policy, Boston University (Fall 2018)

Research Interests

  • Research Assistant for Professor Neva Goodwin, Tufts University (Spring 2020 – Present)
  • Research Fellow for Initiative on Cities, Boston University (Fall 2020)
  • Research Assistant for Professor Cathie Jo Martin, Boston University (Fall 2019)
  • Research Assistant for Professor Spencer Piston, Boston University (Summer 2019)


Political Science



Knapton 215


Tuesday and Thursday 9:30AM-11:00AM