Shin Eun Jin

Social Sciences (Urban Studies)

Assistant Professor


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Dr Shin Eun Jin completed her PhD in urban planning and development at the University of Southern California.

Her research and teaching interests lie in the intersection of urban structure, transportation planning, and social inequality. She gained her BS and MS degrees in Civil, Urban, and Geosystem Engineering from Seoul National University, and her Master’s degree in Urban Planning from the University of Washington, Seattle.

Urban Transportation
Social Inequality
Urban Development
GIS/Quantitative Methods

Shin, E.J. (2019) “Self-employment and Travel Behavior: A Case Study of Workers in Central Puget Sound ” Transport Policy, 73, 101-112.

Gopal, K. & Shin, E.J. (corresponding author) (2019) “The impacts of rail transit on the lives and travel experiences of women in the developing world: Evidence from the Delhi Metro”, Cities, 88, 66-75.

Shin, E.J. (In press) “Disparities in Access to Opportunities Across Neighborhood Types: A case study from the Los Angeles region” Transportation.

Schuetz, J., Giuliano, G., & Shin, E.J. (2018) “Does Zoning Help or Hinder Transit-Oriented (Re)Development?” Urban Studies, 55(8), 1672-1689.

Schuetz, J., Giuliano, G., & Shin, E.J. (2018) “Can a Car-Centric City Become Transit-Oriented?: Evidence from Los Angeles” Cityscape: A Journal of Policy Development and Research. 20(1), 167-190.

Shin, E.J. (2017) “Unraveling the Effects of Residence in an Ethnic Enclave on Immigrants’ Travel Mode Choices” Journal of Planning Education and Research, 37(4), 425-443.

Boarnet, M. G., Giuliano, G., Hou, Y., & Shin, E.J. (2017). “First/last mile Transit Access as an Equity Planning Issue” Transportation Research Part A-Policy and Practice, 103, 296-310.

Chakrabarti, S. & Shin, E.J. (2017) “Automobile Dependence and Physical Inactivity: Insights from the California Household Travel Survey” Journal of Transport & Health, 6, 262-271.

Shin, E.J. (2017) “Ethnic Neighborhoods, Social Networks, and Inter-household Carpooling: A Comparison across Ethnic Minority Groups” Journal of Transport Geography, 59, 14-26.

GIS and Demographics
Urban Mobilities
Introduction to Urban Studies