Start Year: 2013
Office: 310 North Hall
Jaesik Ha completed his Ph.D in Mass Communication at the School of Journalism, Indiana University at Bloomington, in July 2013. He received his MA in Media Theory & Research from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale in August 2009. Prior to beginning his graduate studies in 2007, he worked for 10 years as a reporter for The Joongang Daily, one of South Korea's leading newspapers. His stories covered a variety of subjects ranging from crime, the judicial system and non-governmental organizations to celebrity news and financial markets. His teaching and research interests revolve around the relationships between media and society, including global journalism, political communication, visual communication and social media.