Cecilia Hyunjung Mo is an Associate Professor of Political Science at University of California, Berkeley. She is also an Associate Professor of Public Policy (by courtesy) at UC Berkeley’s Goldman School of Public Policy. She specializes in behavioral political economy, comparative political behavior, the political economy of development, and social policy research. She focuses on significant contemporary challenges to development and moral issues of today like cultivating democratic citizenship, understanding and addressing the negative consequences of rising inequality, combatting modern day slavery, and reducing prejudice. Her research agenda is interdisciplinary and lies at the intersection of political science, economics, and psychology.
Research Expertise and Interest
inequality; immigration; human trafficking, political behavior; voting and elections; political socialization; research design and empirical methods.