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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‚Äôs 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.


Emerging Digital Issues from the Global South Working Group
Oct 1, 2019

Think South: Reimagining the Internet

Raising voices of our global community through poetry, indigenous art, and short pieces More


KU News

Study shows vulnerable populations with less education more likely to believe, share misinformation

Hyunjin Seo leads the research, forthcoming in the journal New Media & Society

May 19, 2020
KU Today

$1.4M NSF Grant Will Support Technology Education for Women Post-Incarceration

A project from BKC fellow Hyunjin Seo will offer evidence-based technology education for women who have been recently released from incarceration

Jul 10, 2019

Hyunjin Seo receives $1.4 million grant from National Science Foundation

Hyunjin Seo and colleagues will offer technology education to support recently incarcerated women reentering the job force.

Jun 20, 2019