Timothy S. Rich
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Timothy S. Rich is a professor of political science and the director of the International Public Opinion Lab (IPOL) at Western Kentucky University. His main research focuses on the electoral politics of Taiwan, South Korea, and Japan. His broader research interests include the domestic and international politics of East Asia, and qualitative and quantitative methods.
A recent survey found that only 15.15% of South Koreans approve of President Yoon Suk Yeol's job performance, while 63.08% disapprove. This decline in popularity is due to his lack of a legislative majority and policy blunders.
Survey shows that the Koreans are more concerned about Japan’s Fukushima nuclear wastewater than a similar woe which may be resulted from their domestic plants.
A recent survey showed broad opposition to same-sex marriage in South Korea, with age and political affiliation playing a role and the lasting power of Protestants in the country.