Welcome New Film Faculty: Jungmin Kwon

Dr. Jungmin Kwon is an Assistant Professor in the School of Theater + Film. Her research and teaching interests include film and digital media, gender and sexuality, entertainment industry, fan culture and Korean film and media. Her work has been published in academic journals such as the International Journal of Communication and Journal of Fandom Studies. Her book manuscript, titled FANtasy Changes the World: Korean Female Fans and Their Gay Imagination, is under contract with the University of Iowa Press. During 2016-2017, she teaches Global Social Media Culture, Gender and Sexuality in Global Digital Culture, Film Analysis, Advanced Film Analysis and Contemporary Film Theory. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and both an M.A. and a B.A. from Seoul National University.