Wayne State University

Sherri Ter Molen

Biography

Sherri L. Ter Molen is a doctoral candidate conducting her ethnographic dissertation on the identities of non-Korean members of Korean language and culture groups organized through the social networking site, Meetup.com. Her work has appeared in The Global Impact of South Korean Popular Culture: Hallyu Unbound; The Korean Wave: Korean Popular Culture in Global Context; Korea 2013: Politics, Economy and Society; and Media Asia, and she has presented her work at numerous regional, national, and international conferences. In addition, she participated in a 2014-2015 research project funded by the Academy of Korean Studies and the University of Cambridge; she received the 2014 Korean American Communication Association Outstanding Graduate Student Award, and she helped organize and host the 2014 Student Conference on the DPRK at Harvard University. She has served as the TA or instructor of record for a variety of online and face-to-face courses including Survey of Mass Communication and Intro to Film at Wayne State University, and she holds several service posts. She is the co-administrator of the Korean American Communication Association Facebook Group, the public relations manager for Engage Korea, and the outreach coordinator for Sino-NK, an academic web journal that focuses on China-North Korea border dynamics in the larger context of East Asia. 

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