Heesoo Jang

Heesoo Jang

Social Science Researcher

UNC-Chapel Hill

đź‘‹ About me

Hi! I’m a Royster fellow and a Richard Cole fellow at the Hussman School of Journalism and Media, Univeristy of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. My advisor is Dr. Shannon McGregor. I’m also a graduate affiliate with the Center for Information, Technology, and Public Life (CITAP). Previously, I worked at SNU FactCheck Center, the first and only fact-checking platform in South Korea.

I’m on the academic job market for 2023-24!

👉 Op-eds

  • Strategic Communication
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) Ethics
  • Transnational Digital Platforms
  • Public Relations
  • Journalism
  • Mixed Methods
  • Computational Methods for Social Science
  • Ph.D. in Communication, Expected 2024

    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA

  • M.A. in Communication, 2018

    Seoul National University, South Korea

  • B.A. in Media and Mass Communication, 2016

    Korea University, South Korea



Languages & Software

R, Python, SQL | SPSS, STATA, Qualtrics, MTurk


survey, experiment, content analysis, statistical analysis


interview/focus-group, textual analysis, grounded theory