Bachelor of Science, Seoul National University, Republic Of Korea, 1994. Master of Arts, Seoul National University, Republic Of Korea, 1997. Doctor of Philosophy, University Texas, Austin, 2003.
Assistant professor Elon University, North Carolina, 2003—2004, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, 2004—2007, Korea University, Seoul, since 2007.
Member of Korean Society Journalism & Communication Studies.
Married Namsu Kim, May 29, 1999. 1 child Maven Kim.