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Faculty Profile

YUNHEE CHANG

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NUTRITION & HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR AND GRADUATE PROGRAM DIRECTOR OF NUTRITION AND HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT
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202 LENOIR HALL
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-1352
Joined UM: 01/01/2004

Areas of Expertise

  • DEMOGRAPHIC ECONOMICS
  • HOUSEHOLD BEHAVIOR AND FAMILY ECONOMICS
  • WELFARE AND POVERTY

Brief Bio

Yunhee Chang is an applied economist specializing in consumer finance, nutrition, and health among low-income populations. Her recent research is focused around household food insecurity, federal food assistance programs, measures of food access, and nutrition disparity. At the University of Mississippi, she teaches Consumer Economics, Nutrition Policy and Statistics in the Department of Nutrition and Hospitality Management. She is also affiliated with the Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies, and Interdisciplinary Certificate Program in Applied Statistics at the University. She received her PhD in Agricultural and Consumer Economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, with specializations in Consumer Economics, Labor Economics, and Econometrics. She is an active member of the American Council on Consumer Interests, Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, and International Association for Time Use Research.

Degrees

BHE
FAMILY RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
SEOUL NATIONAL UNIVERSITY/SEOUL, KOREA (1989)
MHE
CONSUMER AND CHILD STUDIES
SEOUL NATIONAL UNIVERSITY/SEOUL, KOREA (1991)
PHD
AGRI ECONOMICS
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CAMPAIGN/ URBAN, ILLINOIS (2003)

Committee Memberships

Curr & Policy - Sch of App Sciences
Other Kind of Committee
University Standing Committee
University Standing Committee
University Standing Committee