- Bicentennial Medal (2021)
- Fulbright Award (1996)
- South Korea
Roy Shin is a professor emeritus in the Paul H. O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs at IU Bloomington. He also serves as a special adviser to the IU President on global partnerships. He received a B.A. from Macalester College in St. Paul, MN in 1958, a M.A. from the University of Minnesota in 1962, and a Ph.D. from University of Minnesota in 1969.
Shin joined IU’s faculty in Fort Wayne as a professor of public and environmental affairs in 1977 and also served as the chairman/director of the Division of Public and Environmental Affairs from 1977-1987. In 1987, he transferred to the IU Bloomington campus as a professor of public and environmental affairs, assistant dean for academic administration, and director of the public affairs graduate program in the School of Public & Environmental Affairs. During the 1996-1997 academic year, Shin received a Fulbright award to research at the Korea Institute of Public Administration in Seoul, Korea. He retired from IU Bloomington as a professor emeritus of public and environmental affairs in 1999.
In 2021, Shin was presented the Bicentennial Medal for his distinguished service to Indiana University.