Josie Sohn and Andrew David Jackson

Monash University Korean Studies is pleased to announce that Josie Sohn and Andrew David Jackson will be running Korean Studies from January 2017. Dr Sohn takes up her position after directing the Global Korean Studies Programme at the Catholic University of Korea. She holds a Ph.D in East Asian Languages and Cultures and her work focusses on South Korean film culture, youth culture and transnational reception practices.

Dr Jackson previously worked at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark where he taught courses on modern and premodern Korean history, society and culture, North Korean history, society and culture, Korean cinema and popular culture in North and South Korea.