CDF Freedom Schools Staff

Yoonjung Park
Director of Education Research and Analysis, CDF Freedom Schools


Dr. Yoonjung Park joined the Children’s Defense Fund Freedom Schools ® program as a Research Statistician for Assessment and Evaluation in February 2012. Dr. Park earned her doctorate degree in Human Development and Quantitative Methodology from University of Maryland and conducted research about children’s social and moral development at National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH. Her research areas include children’s development of concepts about stereotypes and fairness in areas of gender and ethnicity. One of Dr. Park’s most recent consulting projects with Dr. Melanie Killen, University of Maryland, investigated children’s perception of different races and was featured on CNN in a special edition of Anderson Cooper 360 entitled, “Kids on Race”. Currently, Dr. Park serves as the Director of Education Research and Analysis for the CDF Freedom Schools program.

Dr. Yoonjung Park
Director of Education Research and Analysis
Children’s Defense Fund, Freedom Schools Program
Washington, DC
p (202) 662-3556