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Efforts of MK Faculty Continues to Grow

Posted: December 4, 2018 at 1:39 am, Last Updated: December 4, 2018 at 1:41 am

2018 has proved a very active year for George Mason University Korea faculty. In that year, the faculty, which numbers nearly 40, was involved in or initiated 64 various projects. These included writing articles for scholarly journals, composing pieces for local newspapers, writing and/or editing books, attending conferences, organizing workshops and symposia, and generating funding […]

Professor GyuTag’s editorial on K-Pop and Hallyu

Posted: August 31, 2018 at 7:51 am

South Korea’s top three print daily newspaper in Korea , JoongAng Ilbo, published Professor GyuTag’s column on K-Pop and Hallyu on August 29. Professor Lee’s editorial covers the new third generation of the popular Korean culture trending oversea, focusing on K-Pop and Hallyu. He especially analyzed cases of idol groups BTS and Twice, while looking […]

Chosun Ilbo Interviews Professor Ellen Laipson

Posted: August 8, 2018 at 7:53 am, Last Updated: August 10, 2018 at 7:55 am

Chosun Ilbo, the most read daily newspaper in South Korea, interviewed Professor Ellen Laipson during her visit to the “International Security Issues and Concerns: Beyond Asia”  which took place at George Mason University Korea in May. Professor Laipson, faculty at Schar School of Policy and Government of GMU, talked about Trump and Kim Jong-un’s diplomatic relationship, […]

Netflix interviews Professor Gyu Tag Lee

Posted: July 19, 2018 at 9:01 am, Last Updated: August 10, 2018 at 8:06 am

Netflix’s documentary series “Explained” aired an interview with Professor Gyu Tag Lee, who teaches Arts & Science at George Mason University Korea in May. The interview, which is included in various parts of the program, was on his insight on the K-Pop music and idol culture. The “Explained” K Pop episode is available on Netflix […]

Korea Times interviews Professor Leo Jung

Posted: July 13, 2018 at 8:00 am

Korea’s oldest and most read English newspaper The Korea Times interviewed George Mason University Korea Professor Leo Jung on his career change from a top corporation CEO to a professor on July 5. Professor Jung shared his story of his successful input in the SK group as a former CEO, and how he is working […]

Korea Times interviews Professor Wilson

Posted: July 13, 2018 at 7:58 am, Last Updated: August 10, 2018 at 7:59 am

George Mason University Korea Professor Roland Wilson shared his views on the ongoing denuclearization momentum on the Korean Peninsula through his interview with the Korea Times on June 7. According to Professor Wilson, establishing direct contact channels between the United States and North Korea and ensuring North Korea that joint military drills do not pose […]

Korea IT News interviews Systems Engineering professor

Posted: June 15, 2018 at 8:03 am

George Mason University Korea Professor Insub Shin introduced Systems Engineering, a new program coming to Mason Korea, through his interview with the Korea IT News on June 11. Professor Shin described the program’s curriculum that students will study one year in Songdo, Incheon, then go to the Unites States to have hands on experiences by […]

MBC TV News interviews Professor GyuTag Lee

Posted: June 10, 2018 at 9:02 am, Last Updated: August 10, 2018 at 8:04 am

MBC TV News aired an interview with Professor Gyu Tag Lee, who teaches Arts & Science at George Mason University Korea on May 12. The clip was on K-Pop music chart ranking manipulation. As this is a very hot issue currently, Professor Lee was brought in as an expert opinion on the prospects of the […]

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