MinHyung Joo

Minnie Minhyung Joo, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Political Science
(978) 934-6303
Dugan Hall - 201H


International Relations, Civil War, and Political Methodology

Research Interests

Civil Conflict; Peace Processes; Industrial Organization of Rebel Groups; (Pro-government) Militia; Research Methods – Bayesian Statistics; Survival Models


  • Ph D: Political Science, (2019), The Pennsylvania State University - University Park, PA
  • MA: Political Science, (2015), The Pennsylvania State University - University Park, PA
  • BA: International Relations, (2011), New York University - New York

Selected Publications

  • Brandon Bolte, Minnie M. Joo, Bumba Mukherjee. 2021. "Security Consolidation in the Aftermath of Civil War: Explaining the Fates of Victorious Militias." Journal of Conflict Resolution. Published online on March 16, 2021. 
  • Minnie M. Joo and Bumba Mukherjee. 2021. "Rebel command and control, time, and rebel group splits." International Interactions 47(2):318-345. DOI: 10.1080/03050629.2021.1848823.
  • Minnie M. Joo, Nicolás Schmidt, Sergio Béjar, Vineeta Yadav, Bumba Mukherjee. 2020. "BayesMFSurv: An R Package to Estimate Bayesian Split-Population Survival Models With (and Without) Misclassified Failure Events." The Journal of Open Source Software 5(48): 2164. DOI: 10.21105/joss.02164/
  • Benjamin E. Bagozzi, Minnie M. Joo, Bomin Kim, Bumba Mukherjee. 2019. "A Bayesian Split Population Survival Model for Duration Data With Misclassified Failure" (with R Package). Political Analysis 27(4): 415-434. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/pan.2019.6