Dr. Helen Hyun is a Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies in Education. She received her master’s degree and doctorate in education policy from Harvard University. She has taught classes at the undergraduate, master’s and doctoral level at SFSU and also at UC Berkeley where she was a visiting professor in the Joint Doctoral Program from 2005-10. Dr. Hyun’s teaching and research interests include higher education policy, mixed methods research, and equity issues in education. Dr. Hyun has authored two commissioned studies for the Civil Rights Project at Harvard and UCLA, one on affirmative action and the other a recent study on the impact of the CSU budget crisis (http://www.civilrightsproject.ucla.edu/). Dr. Hyun is also co-author of one of the leading research methods textbooks in the country (http://www.worldcat.org/title/how-to-design-and-evaluate-research-in-education/oclc/694616478?referer=di&ht=edition).
Dr. Hyun was raised in San Francisco and now resides in the East Bay with her husband and two young daughters.