CV

This is a general-audience web version of my CV.
You can view my professional CV for academia here: Wohn-CV

Academic Appointments

+ New Jersey Institute of Technology, Dept. of Informatics
Associate Professor, Director of Social Interaction Lab (2020-)
Assistant Professor, Director of Social Interaction Lab (2014-2020)
+ Northwestern University (2013-14)
Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Social Media Lab

Education
+ Ph.D in Media and Information Studies, Michigan State University (2009-13)
+ Master of Liberal Arts (ALM) in Journalism, Harvard University (2007-09)
+ B.A in Journalism, B.A. in Film & Television, Ewha Womans University (1998-02)

Academic Publications
See list of papers

Select Awards/ Fellowships

NCWIT Mentoring Award for Undergraduate Research (2020)
NSF Future of Work grant (2019)
Ying Wu College of Computing Teaching Excellence award (2019)
NSF Cyber Human Systems EAGER grant (2018)
Mozilla Foundation grant (2017)
Yahoo Faculty Research and Engagement Program award
(2015)
Learning Analytics Summer Institute Fellowship (2013)
Andrew F. Rasmussen Scholarship, Michigan State Univ. (2012)
SK Telecom Mobile Film Festival, 1st place (2002)

Professional Experience- New Media/ Media Production

Communications intern at the Berkman Center (2007-08)
Co-Director/ screenplay writer for mobile movie “Who” (2002)
Media assistant for S. Korean presidential candidate Lee Hoi-chang (2002)
CEO of Wohn Media (2001-03)
Founding member of Ewhaian.com, hyperlocal social network website for Ewha Univ. (2001)
Founder of Ewha Voice online, university English newspaper (1999)

Professional Experience- Journalism

2009-11    Editor of Play As Life
2010, 12    Contributing Reporter for Nature Medicine
2008-09   Writer for Suite101
2008         Editorial Intern/ Correspondent for HarvardScience
2005-08   Contributing Reporter for Science
2003-07   Staff writer for International Herald Tribune- Joongang Daily
2002         Publisher & Editor-in-chief for magazine Yvette
2000         Editor-in-chief of in-flight magazine, The World’s Seoul
1998-01    Reporter for university English newspaper Ewha Voice

Design / Publishing
2005   Publisher, designer for book “Globetrotting Honeymoon”
2002   Print designer for International Robot Soccer Federation
2002   Editor of medical newsletter iEye
2002   Consultant for KBS International’s English newsletter
2000   Editor of several tour guides commissioned by the Korean government

Creative
2009     Assistant Stage Director for Verdi’s Otello, Lowell House Opera
2007-08    Pianist/Videographer for Harvard Law School Drama Society
2002     Screenwriter/ Director of mobile phone movie WHO
2000     Producer/Director for adapted musical Jekyll & Hyde in Korea
1999     Lyricist for ‘The Grinder’, ‘Black Sun’, ‘Machine Messiah’, ‘I’ve Got Nothing,’ ‘Go with the light’ in album Monocrom by Crom
1998     Lyricist for ‘1999’ in album “Crom’s Techno Works” by Crom

Translating & Copywriting
98-07   Freelance translator for Pantransnet
2002    Translator for English Web team of Chosun Ilbo
99-00   Copywriter for Westin Chosun Hotel, Sejong Hotel, Galleria Department Store
+Major projects include Samsung Electronics Annual Report, Seoul Metropolitan City Government, Korea Tourism Organization brochures, NC Soft’s Lineage 2, LG Insurance Annual Report, Ritz Carlton Hotel Las Vegas

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