• 5th-year doctoral student at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

  • Fulbright grantee in 2015 (South Korea)


Doctor of Philosophy | September 2018–May 2025 (Expected) | University of Wisconsin— Milwaukee, USA

  • Major: English with a concentration in Media, Cinema, and Digital Studies (Plan H)

  • Dissertation (tentative): The Representation of Old Gay Men in Contemporary Queer Cinema between the Mid 20th and 21st Century

  • Interest Area: Film Theory, Gender & Sexuality, Queer Theory, Aging studies, Avant- garde Cinema, Contemporary American Fiction

  • Academic Adviser: Dr. Gilberto Blasini

Master of Arts | August 2015–May 2018 | Iowa State University, USA

  • Fulbright Student from South Korea

  • Major: English

  • Thesis: The Echoes of Buddha, Jesus Christ, and Fredrich Nietzsche in Cormac McCarthy’sThe Sunset Limited

  • Academic Advisor: Dr. Justin Remes

Bachelor of Arts | February 2013 | Chungnam National University, South Korea

  • Major: English Language and Literature

  • Thesis: Postmodern Study in Cormac McCarthy’s The Road: Between the Novel and Film, and Their Intertextuality

  • Academic Advisor: Dr. Myungjoo Kim


Film Review: Parasite (2019) | Summer 2020 | The Popular Culture Studies Journal

• Wrote a film review of the Korean film Parasite directed by Bong, Jun Ho.

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