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Heejeong Sohn, Ph.D.

Heejeong Sohn is a lecturer in Department of Asian and Asian American Studies at Stony Brook University. She received her Ph.D. in May 2014, with a dissertation titled “Consuming Modernity: Photography in Pre-colonial Korea, 1876-1910.” As a visual historian, her research interest includes history of Modern Korea, modern visual culture, representational techniques, modernization, and gender issues. She teaches a few topics in Korean studies including Korean Culture, Korean History, and Modern Korea through Visual Culture as well as Language and Society in Korea and the Korean language courses.

She has also served as Assistant Director for the Center for Korean Studies at Stony Brook University since 2011 where she has designed and directed major Korean language projects and grants. 



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