Taisik Hwang

Visiting Assistant Professor
 Bolton Hall 578


PhD, University of Georgia
MA, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
ThM, Harvard University

Courses Taught

JAMS 481 — Social Media Analytics
JAMS 407 — Persuasive Media Strategies and Tactics

Research Interests

Social Media, Network Analysis, Strategic Communication, and Media and Religion. Current research focuses on Strategic use of social media by politicians, government agencies, nonprofit organizations, as well as brands.

Teaching Areas

Social Media Analytics, Median Planning, and Network Analysis of Social Media

Selected Publications

McDevitt, M., Parks, P., Stalker, J., Lerner, K., Benn, J., & Hwang, T. (2017). Antiintellectualism among students in journalism and mass communication: A cultural perspective. Journalism.

Hwang, T. (2016). Newspaper coverage of Christianity in South Korea, 1996–2005. Journal of Media and Religion, 15(4), 196-209.

Hwang, T. (2012). Journalism: Principles and practice, Myungin Publisher, Seoul. Korean translation of the book titled “Journalism: Principles and Practice” by Tony Harcup, Sage Publications Ltd., 2009.

Kim, K., Jeon, J., Kwon, Y., Ahn, M., & Hwang, T. (2010). Controversies in globalization, Myungin Publisher, Seoul. Korean translation of the book (Chapters 11, 12, and 14) titled “Controversies in globalization: Contending approaches to international relations” by Peter M. Hass and John A. Hird, CQ Press., 2009.