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Minhey Chung

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Contact Information

3001 Lincoln Hall, MC-456
702 S. Wright St.
Urbana, IL, 61801

Office Hours

Fall 2023: Tuesday 12:30-1:30pm or by appointment
Graduate Student
Graduate Instructor

Research Interests

Health Communication, Persuasion, Digital Media, Health Campaigns and Literacy Interventions

Research Description

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, by addressing topics such as health misinformation and algorithmic content curation.


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, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (*connotes ratings were "Outstanding") 

Department of Communication Distinguished Fellowship, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Magna Cum Laude, Korea University

Courses Taught

CMN 102: Introduction to Communication