Myung Hun Jin

Myung Hun Jin

Associate professor

Kearney House, Room 204 Phone: (804) 828-8812 Email:


  • Street-level bureaucracy and performance manangement
  • Administrative theory and leadership
  • Health services administration 


B.A., Architectural Studies, University of Illinois-Chicago
M.P.A., Public Administration, Florida State University
Ph.D., Public Administration, Florida State University


Public administration theory, leadership seminar, research design and quantitative methods

Research interests

Organizational behavior and theory, public sector leadership, human resource development, innovation


Prior to joining the Wilder School, Dr. Jin worked extensively as a systems project consultant for a number of state government agencies in Florida, including the Department of Financial Services, Department of Health and Department of Children and Families. His recent grant includes $100,000 from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for his research on the issues of access to health care and shortage of physician workforce. In 2016, he was selected to receive the Faculty Excellence in Scholarship Award by the Wilder School. He is the associate editor and book review editor of Journal of Public and Nonprofit Affairs.

Selected publications

Jin, Myung H., Bruce D. McDonald III, Jaehee Park, and Trevor Yu Kang Yang. (2017). Making Public Service Motivation Count for Increasing Organizational Fit: Exploring the Role of Followership Behavior and Leader Support as a Causal Mechanism. International Review of Administrative Sciences. DOI: 10.1177/0020852316684008. First published online: January 1, 2017.

Jin, Myung H., Jaeyong Lee*, and MiYoung Lee. (2017) Does leadership matter in diversity management? Assessing the relative impact of diversity policy and inclusive leadership in the public sector. Leadership & Organization Development Journal, 38(2).

Jin, Myung H., Bruce D. McDonald III, and Jaehee Park*. (2016) Person-Organization Fit and Turnover Intention: Exploring the Mediating Role of Employee Followership and Job Satisfaction through Conservation of Resources Theory. Review of Public Personnel Administration. DOI: 10.1177/0734371X16658334. First published online: July 18, 2016.

Jin, Myung H., Bruce D. McDonald III, and Jaehee Park*. (2016) Does Public Service Motivation Matter in Public Higher Education? Testing the Theories of Person-Organization Fit and Organizational Commitment through a Serial Multiple Mediation Model. American Review of Public Administration. DOI: 10.1177/0275074016652243. First published online: June 18, 2016.

Jin, Myung H., and Bruce D. McDonald III. (2016). Understanding employee engagement in the public sector: The role of immediate supervisor, perceived organizational support, and learning opportunities. American Review of Public Administration. DOI: 10.1177/0275074016643817. First published online: April 22, 2016.

Jin, Myung H., and Jaehee Park*. (2016). Sexual Minority and Employee Engagement: Implications for Job Satisfaction. Journal of Public and Nonprofit Affairs, 2(1), 3-14.

Jin, Myung H., Bruce D. McDonald III, and Jaehee Park*. (2016). Employee followership and Job Satisfaction in the Public Sector: The Moderating Role of Perceived Supervisor Support and Performance-Oriented Culture. International Journal of Public Sector Management, 29(3), 218-237.

Jin, Myung H., Jaehee Park*, and Hyeon-Uk Bak*. (2015). Emotion Work in the Public Sector: A Focus on the Essence of Public Service. International Journal of Public Sector Performance Management, 2(3): 221-236.

Jin, Myung H., and Avrum J. Shriar. (2013). Linking Environmental Citizenship and Civic Engagement to Public Trust and Environmental Sacrifice in the Asian Context. Journal of Environmental Policy and Governance, 23(4), 259-273.

Jin, Myung H. (2013). Does Social Capital Promote Pro-Environmental Behaviors? Implications for Collaborative Governance. International Journal of Public Administration, 36(6): 397-407.

Jin, Myung H., and Avrum J. Shriar (2013). Exploring the Relationship between Social Capital and Individuals’ Policy Preferences for Environmental Protection: A Multinomial Logistic Regression Analysis. Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning, 15(3), 427-446.

Jin, Myung H. (2013). Comparing Employed and Unemployed Workers’ Job Motivations for Sector Choice in East Asia: Does Employment Status Matter? International Journal of Public Administration, 36(5), 305-319.

Jin, Myung H. (2013). Public Service Motivation: A Cross-Country Study. International Journal of Public Administration, 36(5), 331-343.

Jin, Myung H. (2013). Citizen Participation, Trust, and Literacy on Government Legitimacy: The Case of Environmental Governance. Journal of Social Change, 5(1), 11-25.

Hsieh, Chih-Wei, Myung H. Jin, and Mary E. Guy (2012). Consequences of Work-Related Emotions: Analysis of a Cross Section of Public Service Workers. American Review of Public Administration, 42(1), 39-53.

Jin, Myung H., and Mary E. Guy (2009). How Emotional Labor Influences Worker Pride, Job Satisfaction, and Burnout: An Examination of Consumer Complaint Workers. Public Performance & Management Review, 33(1), 88-105.

Book chapter

McDonald, B., Myung H. Jin, Susan Camilleri, and Vincent Reitano*. (2016). “The Job Training of Veterans.” In The Civilian Lives of U.S. Veterans: Issues and Identities, edited by Louis Hicks, Eugenia L. Weiss, and Jose R. Coll. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger/ABC-CLIO.

Book review

Jin, Myung H. (2012), Public Integrity, 14(3), 313-315. Book Review of Attention Deficit Democracy: The Paradox of Civic Engagement by Ben Berger.