Associate Professor of Communication Arts (Media Studies)
Year Joined RCNJ: 2013
- Phone: (201) 684-7112
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Office: C-108
- Office Hours: T 5:30-6:00, W 9:00-10:30, F 5:30-6:00
- B.A., Baylor University
- M.A., Ph.D., Syracuse University
- Senior Projects: Global Communication and Media
- Audiences, Identity, & Media
- Research Writing Methods
- Media Literacy
- Speech for Communication Arts
- Public Speaking
- Media & Persuasion
Awards and Special Recognition:
- Faculty Development Fund Grant, 2017
- Faculty Development Fund Grant, 2016
- Faculty Research Paper Award, International & Intercultural Communication Division, National Communication Association, 2015
- Faculty-Student Research Grant, 2014
- Faculty Research Paper Award, Asian Pacific American Division, National Communication Association, 2010
- Faculty Research Paper Award, Minorities and Communication Division, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, 2009
- Doctoral Dissertation Award, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, 2008
- Leslie J. Moeller Award for Top Student Research Paper, Mass Communication & Society Division, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
Recent Scholarly and Professional Accomplishments
- (2017) Constructing Korean America: KoreAm Journal and the construction of second-generation diasporic identification. The Routledge Companion to Asian American Studies. Routledge.
- (2017) Spectacles in hybrid Japan: Deconstruction, semiotic excess, and obtuse meanings in Lost in Translation. Journal of International and Intercultural Communication, 10(2), 153-167.
- (2017) Unmasking queerness: Blurring and solidifying queer lins through K-pop. Journal of Popular Culture, 50(1), 9-29.
- (2016) Reconsidering ethnic media research: An argument for a diasporic model. Atlantic Journal of Communication, 24(5), 264-275.
- (2016) Payback for Pearl Harbor: Racist ideologies online of karmic retribution for White America and postracial resistance. Journal of Communication Inquiry, 40(3), 247-266.
- (2016) “Until you are able”: South Korean multiculturalism and hierarchy in My Little Hero. Communication, Culture, & Critique, 9(2), 250-265.
- (2016) Techno-Orientalism and White masculinity in the Wolverine movies. The X-Men Films: A cultural analysis. Rowman & Littlefield.
- (2015) “Bring some hustle & run”: Parody, Asianness, and Bakhtinian carnival in Chinatown Hustler. China Media Research, 11(1), 76-86.
- (2015) Second-generation Korean Americans and transnational media: Diasporic identifications. Landham, MD: Lexington Books
- (2014) The Orientalized “other” and corrosive femininity: Threats to White masculinity in 300. Journal of Communication Inquiry, 38(2), 149-165.
- (2013) Biased optimism, media, and Asian American identity. Identity and communication: New Agendas in communication. Routledge.
- (2013) Mediating diasporas and fandom: Second-generation Korean American adolescent diasporas, identification, and transnational popular culture, 16(4), 230-250.
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