School of Media and Communication
Faculty and Staff
Sung-Yeon Park, Ph.D.Title: Graduate Coordinator, Associate Professor
Office: 314 West Hall
As a native of South Korea, Dr. Park came to the U.S. in 1997 to pursue her doctoral degree in media and communication. In 2003, she came to BGSU and has been teaching on such subjects as media and information society, media effects, media, gender and culture, and strategic communication. Her research centers around three areas: media effects on body image and its intervention; media and social identity; the influence of perceived media influence on others. She loves living and volunteering in the Bowling Green community where she raises two children with her husband.
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison, U.S.A.
TCOM3660: Media Effects
Editorial Review Board Member, Communication Research
Honors & Awards
Yun, G., Park, S., Holody, K. J., Yoon, K., & Xie, S. (forthcoming). Selective moderating and selective responding of user comments on online social media: A field experiment. Media Psychology.
Park, S., Yun, G., Holody, K. J., Yoon, K. S., Xie, S., Birzescu, A., & Lee, S. (forthcoming). Inside the Blogosphere: A taxonomy and framing analysis of abortion weblogs. Social Science Journal.