Eui-Young Yu is an Emeritus Professor of Sociology at California State University Los Angeles. He is a graduate of Seoul National University (B.A) and the University of Pennsylvania (M.A. and Ph.D.).
Dr. Yu is an often-quoted expert and has written many books and articles on Korean demography and the Korean American community. He frequently lectures on the Korean community in America, and his most recent studies detail the changes in L.A.’s Korean Community. Dr. Yu was formerly the director of the University’s Institute for Asian-American and Pacific Asian Studies. He was a recipient of Cal State L.A.’s Outstanding Professor Award for 1984-85.
Outside of Cal State L.A., Dr. You has served (or is currently serving) leading roles in a variety of organizations, including: Chairman of the Economic Research Council; Korean American Economic Development Center, the Director of the Korean American Coalition-Census Information Center; Board Member, Korean Institute of Southern California; Founding President, Korean American Museum, and Chairman, Koreatown Emergency Relief Committtee of the Victims of Sa-I-Gu riots.