702 S. Wright St.
Urbana, IL, 61801
Persuasion, Health communication, Digital media, Body image and eating disorders
Minhey is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Communication at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Her research centers on mass communication, with an emphasis on persuasion and health communication. She is interested in message processing and the effects of media messages on physical and mental health. Her research delves into how the digital media landscape further complicates these effects, addressing topics such as the creation and dissemination of health misinformation and the reaffirmation of unhealthy attitudes and behaviors due to echo chambers formed by algorithms.
MA in Media & Communication, Korea University
BA in International Studies and Media & Communication, Korea University
Awards and Honors
List of Teachers Ranked as “Excellent” by Their Students, *Fall 2022, *Spring 2023, *Fall 2024, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (*connotes ratings were "Outstanding")
Department of Communication Distinguished Fellowship, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Magna Cum Laude, Korea University
CMN 102: Introduction to Communication