Soo Yeon Lim

Soo Yeon Lim


Email: sooyeon.lim [at]


MSc Comparative Politics, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE); BA (Hons) Politics with International Studies, University of Warwick

Soo Yeon Lim

Dissertation Topic/Title

Valuing Land: The Politics of Greenbelt Land Development and Its Transformation

Dissertation Advisor

Dr. Mi Shih

Research Interests

  • Politics of Land and Housing Development
  • Land Use
  • International Planning
  • Case Study Methods
  • Content Analysis

Soo Yeon Lim is a PhD student at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public
Policy. She is currently working on a dissertation project which analyzes the
greenbelt land development in the Seoul Metropolitan Area, South Korea. Before
starting the PhD program, she was a consultant at the World Bank. Soo Yeon holds
a Master’s degree in Comparative Politics from the London School of Economics
and Political Science (LSE) and a Bachelor’s degree in Politics with
International Studies from the University of Warwick.

Teaching and TA Experience

  • Planning Methods, Teaching Assistant, Rutgers Bloustein School: Fall 2022, Spring 2023