|Dr. Seung-Hyun Lee, Assistant Professor 213 Brown Building
Dr. Seung-Hyun Lee is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Media Studies at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro. She received her Ph.D. in Mass Communications from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2008. She has been a reporter for a monthly magazine on cable TV and a weekly newspaper on politics in Seoul, Korea. She has also taught Korean language and culture and video journalism of technology art at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Her main research areas include the impacts, roles and users of digital and interactive media, such as the Internet and mobile multimedia, in the social, national, and international context; online journalism and citizen journalism; service-learning and community engagement; and health communications. She particularly focuses on mobile multimedia use and mobile TV, which was the subject of her doctoral dissertation and expertise area, and the research project awarded grants from the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) in 2006.
She teaches ‘Digital Media,’ ‘The Internet & Global Society and Culture,’ ‘Online Journalism,’ including a webpage creation, and ‘Multimedia for Social Entrepreneurship & Community Engagement.’ She is expanding her teaching and researching area into mobile journalism and citizen journalism for local communities as well as global media use, particularly international mobile multimedia use in developed and developing countries. Beyond her teaching and research, she also advises students for study abroad, creates global institutional linkages, and volunteers for better information delivery and educational and multicultural environment of local communities.