Bomi K. Lee

Bomi K. Lee

Ph.D candidate

University of Iowa

Greetings!

I am a Ph.D student of political science at the University of Iowa. I received my BA in political science and MA in international relations from Seoul National University. My research and teaching interests include international conflict and cooperation, international rivalries, and political methodology.

Interests

  • International Conflict and Cooperation
  • Interstate Rivalry
  • Network Analysis

Education

  • PhD candidate in Political Science

    University of Iowa

  • MA in Political Science, 2019

    University of Iowa

  • MA in International Relations, 2013

    Seoul National University

  • BA in Political Science, 2011

    Seoul National University

Experience

 
 
 
 
 

Graduate Student Instructor

University of Iowa

Jan 2020 – May 2020
Taught Analyzing Political Data.
 
 
 
 
 

Statistical Consultant

The Iowa Social Science Research Center, University of Iowa

Aug 2019 – Present

Taught workshops:

  • Introduction and Data Management Using R
  • Network Visualization Using R
  • Network Analysis Using R

Workshops

Network Visualization using R

Provide a series of examples from raw data to graph visualization in the igraph and Statnet frameworks.

Data Management using R

Covers a basic introduction to the R programming language. Introduce the RStudio interface, syntax, script files, basic functions, and how to manage single and multiple datasets.

Research

*

Climate Bones of Contention

Do precipitation and temperature deviation and volatility affect interstate conflict?

Triangles in Networks

In this project, I examine whether and how various triangular relationships affect interstate relationships particularly rivalry duration. Network analysis is employed to capture the various triangles.

Publications

Climate Bones of Contention: How Climate Change Influences Territorial, Maritime, and River Interstate Conflicts

Many scholars examine the relationship between climate variability and intrastate conflict onset. While empirical findings in this …

Recent & Upcoming Presentations

Recent Posts

Making Network Animations Using NDTV package

The following commands are for making a network animation using statnet and ndtv in R. Step 1: Load packages I’ll use statnet, ndtv, and rio packages to make a network gif.

Contact