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Misun Hur

Misun Hur

Associate Professor
Brewster A-212
Curriculum Vitae

PhD, Ohio State University
MA, University of Seoul
BS, GyeongSang National University

Interests: Neighborhood Satisfaction, Quality of Life, Housing, Applied GIS Analysis, Community Development, Environmental Behavior

Misun Hur is an Associate Professor of Urban and Regional Planning at East Carolina University. She holds a Ph.D. in City & Regional Planning from The Ohio State University with a human and environment emphasis; a master's degree in City & Regional Planning from The Ohio State University and another master's degree in Landscape Architecture from University of Seoul, South Korea.

Her research centers on two areas: the relationship between the built environment and the human interactions within it and research methods in social relations. Her research interests include: neighborhood satisfaction, quality of life, housing, applied GIS analysis, community development, community-driven research through scholarship in engagement, and interdisciplinary research. Dr. Hur's recent work includes research on marginalized groups' access to resources and quality of life. She currently works on research which focuses on marginalized groups' housing locations and the relationship with health and well-being in eastern North Carolina.

Dr. Hur teaches the following courses:
PLAN 2030: Global Cities
PLAN 3030: Urban and Regional Planning
PLAN 3041: Computer Applications in Planning
PLAN 3022: History & Theory of Planning
PLAN 4025: Housing & Neighborhood Planning
PLAN 4096: Planning Studio