Dr. Yeo’s research interests and activities revolve around intersection of policy research and community engagement, with a focus on both domestic and global policy issues such as crisis management, migration, and human security. Specifically, she is interested in fostering collective action and/or collaboration among diverse segments of systems, societies, and communities to enhance behavior, cognition, and decision-making.

Dr. Yeo serves as an associate editor of Natural Hazards Review and Informatization Policy. She also serves on the editorial board of three journals: International Journal of Public Sector Management, International Journal of Policy Studies, and Journal of Contemporary Eastern Asia. She has been an Executive Board Member of ASPA’s Sections on International Comparative Administration and Emergency and Crisis Management.


Ph.D. in Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh