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Hyeonchang Gim

About Hyeonchang Gim

Hyeonchang “Kay” Gim is an M.A. student whose research interests are in intergroup communication with music and media effects.  He received a B.A. in Communication Studies from the University of South Dakota, where he researched how Netflix portrays characters in relation to biological sex, age, and ethnicity.  He is currently working on Professor Jake Harwood’s research team, investigating why individuals consume foreign music and whether the consumption of foreign music has an impact on improving intergroup attitudes.


Areas of Study

Intergroup Communication, Media Effects

Research Interests

Intergroup Contact

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Contact Information

Hyeonchang Gim
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Telephone: (520) 626-1329
Fax: (520) 621-5504
Office: Communication 103b
Office Hours: T/Th 4:30-5:00 pm; W 4:00-5:00 pm


B.A. in Communication Studies from the University of South Dakota

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

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