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Jinsook Kim

Department of Radio-Television-Film



CMA 6.162

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Before receiving her Ph.D. in Radio-Television-Film from the University of Texas at Austin, Jinsook Kim earned her B.A. in History Education from Korea University and M.A. in Women’s Studies from Ewha Womans University in Seoul, South Korea. She worked as a researcher at the Korean Women’s Institute, Ewha Womans University and Korean Women’s Development Institute. Jinsook’s research interests are in feminist perspectives on digital media, popular culture, and social movements. Her work has appeared in the peer-reviewed journals Feminist Media Studies, Communication, Culture & Critique, and Communication and Sport. She also authored a chapter in the edited anthology Mediating Misogyny: Gender, Technology, and Harassment (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018). She is a recipient of the Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women’s Studies, a Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship from the Social Science Research Council, a Dissertation Award from Korean American Communication Association, and top paper awards from academic conferences including SCMS, ICA, and AEJMC. She is currently working on her first book project which explores online misogyny and networked feminist activism in South Korea.