Announcing 2021 KACA-KOFICE Research Grant Winners
Congratulations to those who received the 2021 KACA-KOFICE (Korean Foundation for International Cultural Exchange) grant. The grant is intended to support research projects that contribute to the knowledge of various communication fields related to Korea and Korean culture.
A total of three grant proposals were selected this year through a double-blind peer-review process, with grants of $1000 and $500 awarded, respectively. The funded studies will be presented at AEJMC in 2022. Details of the research presentation will be announced at a later date. Stay tuned!
- Rachel Son, Ph.D. Student, College of Journalism and Communications, University of Florida: “Who is watching K-dramas and why? Understanding the relationship between aspects of one’s self-concept and K-drama viewing”
- Jinsook Kim, Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Advanced Research in Global Communication, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania: “Questioning “K-culture”: Subversive voices from K-daughters and rebranding the nation.”
- Seon-Woo Kim, Ph.D. Student. Manship School of Mass Communication. Louisiana State University: “Mitigating anti-Asian hate crime: Exploring the role of K-pop, framing, and nationality of Asian to affect individuals’ perception and engagement against the hate crime”