SOIS announces the appointment of Dr. Wonchan Choi

The School of Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee announces the appointment of Wonchan Choi to its faculty

Dr. Wonchan Choi has been appointed assistant professor in the School of Information Studies (SOIS) at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) and will take up his new position in Fall 2018.

Dr. Choi has been a Visiting Assistant Professor at SOIS since 2017 teaching in the Information Science and Technology (IST) program. He received his Ph.D. in Information Studies from Florida State University. Before joining UWM, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Robert A. Foisie School of Business at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts.

Dr. Choi’s research areas are human–computer interaction (HCI), health information technology, with a particular focus on mobile health applications design, health informatics, and human information behavior. Dr. Choi said, “I’m interested in users’ effective use of information systems and technology on web and mobile platforms to fill needs in different contexts. My goal as a researcher is to provide research evidence to design usable, useful, and accessible interfaces of information systems and services for target audiences.”

Dr. Choi looks forward to his new position, he said “I’m grateful for the opportunity to work with the wonderful faculty, staff, and students of SOIS. I’m looking forward to developing my academic career here at UWM and contributing to the UWM community by becoming a good researcher, teacher, and mentor.”