Dayoung is the Economic Research Analyst for WIN. Her role supports the Research Manager by performing research and analysis for education, workforce, and industry partners to fulfill data requests, write quarterly labor market reports and research projects.
Prior to joining the WIN team, Dayoung worked at Cleveland State University as an instructor and research assistant. While at Cleveland State University, and completing her Ph.D. coursework, she conducted research, authored, and co-authored numerous professional and academic papers.
Dayoung is a native of South Korea and moved to the Detroit area in 2013. She has an undergraduate degree, with a concentration in Public Administration, from Sang Myung University, South Korea. She holds a master’s degree in Public Policy from Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in South Korea. Finally, she earned her doctoral degree from the College of Urban Studies and Public Affairs at Cleveland State University. Her dissertation focused on evaluating STEM education program effectiveness in the United States, titled: “A Meta-Analysis of the Effectiveness of STEM Education Programs in the United States.”
In her free time, she likes to walk and ride bikes with her husband and son. She also enjoys watching documentaries.