College of Arts and Humanities
University of Hawaii at Manoa
2500 Campus Road, Hawaii Hall 314
Born in Korea, Hye-ryeon graduated from Ewha Women’s University in Seoul, Korea in 1984. She came to the United States in 1986 for her graduate studies. She received an M.A. degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from University of Wisconsin at Madison in 1988. She received another M.A. degree in Political Science and a Ph.D. degree in Communication from Stanford University.
She worked as a research faculty at the Arizona Cancer Center of the University of Arizona between 1995 and 2001. She joined the faculty of Department of Speech at the University of Hawaii at Manoa in the fall of 2001. She also serves as faculty at the Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, the Center for Korean Studies, and the Population Studies Program at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Her research and teaching interest includes political communication, health communication, social science methods and persuasion.
She is also served as the President of the Korean American Communication Association since 2005.
Click here for Hye-ryeon’s Academic Vitae
Last revised: February, 2010