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Jae Yoon Park

Lecturer
Mass Media
College of Arts & Sciences
Contact
1700 SW College Ave
Topeka, KS 66621-1117
785.670.1807
Degrees & Certifications
EWHA Woman's University, Bachelor of Arts
Hanyang University, Master of Arts
The University of Kansas, Doctor of Philosophy
Academic History

Ph.D. Department of Film & Media Studies, University of Kansas

M.A. Department of Theater & Film, Han Yang University 

B.A. Department of Korean Language & Literature, Ewha Womans University  

Teaching
  • MM 100 5VA, Intro to Mass Media
  • MM 100 C, Intro to Mass Media
  • MM 100 VA, Intro to Mass Media
  • MM 212 A, Digital Filmmaking I
  • MM 302 A, Cinematic Storytelling
  • MM 360 A, Minorities And The Media
  • MM 393 A, Special Topics/Mass Media
  • MM 405 A, The Documentary Film
  • MM 492 A, Independent Study
  • TH 199 C, Special Topics in Theatre
  • TH 399 D, Special Topics/Theatre
Scholarly Interests/Activities

East Asian Film 

Postcolonialism 

Feminist Film Theory 

Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality in Film and Television 

Service Interests/Activities

Washburn Student Film & Video Association

Faculty Library Committee

Interdisciplinary Committee

Scholarly Creative WTE Grant Committee 

Career Accomplishments
Prior to receiving her doctoral degree from KU, Dr. Park worked as a writer in the Korean television industry and produced several short films. She also taught in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications, and the Department of Film and Media Studies at the University of Kansas. Dr. Park has published articles focusing on the representation of gender, race, and class in postcolonial Korean cinema in relation to the image production and reception processes. She is currently working on a book project based on her doctoral dissertation.