Rosie Jahng joined the Department of Communication of Wayne State University, Fall 16. She holds a PhD in Journalism from the University of Missouri, MA from the University of Texas-Austin (Journalism), and Seoul National University (Communication) and her BA from Sookmyung Women’s University in South Korea. Her research interests broadly include digital media, crisis management in public relations, activism, and science communication. Her work has been published in Public Relations Review, Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, Journal of International Communication, and #ISOJ Journal. At Wayne, She teaches public relations campaign, media effects, research methods, and social media campaigns at undergraduate and graduate level.
Awards & Honors
- Top Poster Award (2014), Participatory Journalism Interest Group, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication at its annual conference, Montreal, Canada.
- Teaching Assistant Choice Award (2012), Missouri Students Association, University of Missouri
- Student Poster Award (2010), Society for Psychophysiological Research at its annual conference, Portland OR
Jahng, M.R. & Littau, J. (2016) Interacting is believing: Interactivity, social cue, and perceptions of journalistic credibility on Twitter. Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, 93(1), 38-58.
Kim, Y. & Jahng, M. R. (2016) Who frames nuclear testing?: Understanding frames and news sources in the U.S. and South Korean news coverage of North Korean nuclear testing. Journal of International Communication, 22(1), 126-142.
Littau, J. & Jahng, M. R. (2016) Interactivity, social presence, and journalistic use of Twitter. #ISOJ Journal, 6(1), 71-90.
Jahng, M. R., Hong, S. & Park, E. (2014). How radical is radical?: Understanding the role of activists’ communication strategies on the formation of public attitude and evaluation. Public Relations Review, 40(1), 119-121.
Jahng, M. Meyer, H., & Thorson, E. (2016). Adolescent development of political efficacy and its mediating role in political socialization. In E. Thorson, M. McKinney, & D. Shah (Eds.), Youth Political Socialization in Digital/Traditional Media Worlds. New York: Peter Lang.
Jahng, M. McKinney, M., & Thorson, E. (2016). Peer influence in adolescent political socialization: Deliberative democracy inside and outside the classroom. In E. Thorson, M. McKinney, & D. Shah (Eds.), Youth Political Socialization in Digital/Traditional Media Worlds. New York: Peter Lang.