Hyunjin Seo is an associate professor of strategic communication and Docking Faculty Scholar at the University of Kansas teaching and conducting research in the areas of social media, strategic communication and collective action. As fellow at Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, she will focus on theory building and empirical research on how social collaborative networks facilitated by digital communication technologies affect social change at local, national and international levels.
In addition to her research on social media and collective action, Hyunjin leads the Center for Digital Inclusion at the University of Kansas offering digital skills and information literacy courses to underserved populations. Prior to her graduate studies in the United States, Hyunjin was a foreign affairs correspondent for South Korean and international media outlets. She has also consulted to U.S. and Korea-based nongovernmental organizations regarding their social media strategies and relations with international press.