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David OhAssociate Professor of Communication Arts (Media Studies)

Year Joined RCNJ: 2013

Contact Information

Education:

  • B.A., Baylor University
  • M.A., Ph.D., Syracuse University

Courses Offered:

  • Senior Projects: Global Communication and Media
  • Audiences, Identity, & Media
  • Research Writing Methods
  • Media Literacy
  • Speech for Communication Arts
  • Public Speaking
  • Media & Persuasion

Recent publications

Journal articles

  • Oh, D. C. (2020). “Opting out of that”: White feminism’s policing and disavowal of anti-racist critique in The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Critical Studies in Media Communication, 37(1), 58-70.
  • Oh, D. C. (2020). Representing the Western super-minority: Desirable cosmopolitanism and homosocial multiculturalism on a Korean talk show. Television and New Media, 21(3), 260-277.
  • Oh, D. C. (2019). White cyber-protest in a Facebook group: Articulating colorblind racialization in response to South Korean televised “xenophobia.” Journal of Asian Pacific Communication, 29(2), 149-167 [lead article].
  • Oh, D. C., & Nishime, L. (2019). Imag(in)ing the post-national television fan: Counter-flows and hybrid ambivalence in Dramaworld. International Communication Gazette, 81(2), 121-138.
  • Oh, D. C. (2018). “Racist propaganda!”: Discursive negotiations on YouTube of perceived anti-White racism in South Korea. Atlantic Journal of Communication, 26(5), 306-317.
  • Oh, D. C. (2018). Elder men’s bromance in Asian lands: Normative Western masculinity in Better Late than Never. Critical Studies in Media Communication, 35(4), 350-362.
  • Oh, D. C. (2018). Seeing myself through film: Diasporic belonging and racial identifications. Cultural Studies ó Critical Methodologies, 18(2), 107-115.
  • Oh, D. C., & Oh, C. (2017). Vlogging White privilege abroad: Eat Your Kimchi’s eating and spitting out of the Korean other on YouTube. Communication, Culture, & Critique, 10(4), 696-711.
  • Oh, D. C. (2017). Black K-pop fan videos & polyculturalism. Popular Communication, 15(4), 269-282.
  • Oh, D. C. (2017). “Turning Japanese’’: Deconstructive criticism of White women, the Western imagination, and popular music. Communication, Culture, & Critique, 10(2), 365-381.

Book chapters

  • Oh, D. C. (2019). “I am Korean American”: Constructing diasporic identifications on a Korean American Facebook Page and Pinterest Page. Korean diaspora across the world: Homeland in history, imagination, media, and reality (pp. 173-190). Lexington Books.

Awards

Grants and fellowships

  • 2020 – Faculty Development Fund, Ramapo College of New Jersey
  • 2019 – Travel Grant, Kyujanggak International Symposium, Seoul
  • 2019 –  Fulbright Regional Travel Grant, Jakarta
  • 2018-19 – Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grant, The J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board

Awards

  • 2019 – Inaugural Asian/Pacific American Caucus & Asian/Pacific American Communication Studies Division Faculty Mentorship Award
  • 2018 – Faculty Research Paper Award (top 3), Asian/Pacific American Communication Studies Division, National Communication Association, Salt Lake City
  • 2017 – Faculty Research Paper Award (top 3), Asian/Pacific American Communication Studies Division, National Communication Association, Dallas
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