Dong-Hee Shin is a Full Professor of School of Media and Communication at Chung-Ang University and a Distinguished Endowed Professor of Ministry of Education in Korea. Prior to Chung-Ang University, he was a former founding Chair of the Department Interaction Science at Sungkyunkwan University. As a Director of Interaction Science Research Center, he also served as a Principal Investigator of BK21 Plus, a national research project hosted by the Ministry of Education in Korea.
In 2011, Dr. Shin has been awarded SKK University Fellow, a highest honor in the university. His research focuses on understanding the diffusion of technologies in organizations and society by focusing on complex technology implementations, business process change, social networks, training, user adoption, cross-country and cultural differences, usability, and online consumer behavior. For over a decade, he had various consultancy experiences inthe field of telecommunications and information industry.He has worked with several companies and government agencies in different capacities and has rigorously studied real world phenomena.
Dr. Shin received his Master’s and Ph.D. degree from Syracuse University. Prior to coming to Korea, he was an Assistant Professor at College of Information Science and Technology, Penn State University (2004-2009).
He has served as an editorial board at 12 journals of internationally recognized journals including Telecommunications Policy, Computers in Human Behaviors, Journal of Computer-Mediated Communications, Information Processing and Management, Internet Research, Info, Journal of Information Policy, and Journalism Mass Communication Quarterly, Journal of Mobile Communications. He has been serving Associate Editor for Computers in Human Behaviors.