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Yoonmo Sang (PhD, The University of Texas at Austin)  is an assistant professor in communication in the Faculty of Arts & Design at the University of Canberra where he is a member of the News & Media Research Centre. Before joining the University of Canberra, he taught as an assistant professor at Howard University in Washington, D.C. He researches the intersections of new media technologies and the law, focusing on how socio-cultural and technological changes advantage and/or disadvantage different stakeholders. His research interests also include civic and community engagement through social media and individuals' attitudes and behavioral intentions regarding new media technologies.

He is on the editorial boards of three journals: Social Media + Society, Communication Law Review, and the Journal of Media Law, Ethics, and Policy Research, a journal of the Korean Society for Media Law, Ethics, and Policy Research. His previous positions include Research Associate at the American Library Association’s Office for Information Technology Policy, Doctoral Research Assistant at the Technology and Information Policy Institute at the University of Texas at Austin, and Business Banker at Shinhan Bank in South Korea.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Texas at Austin

Aug 2011Aug 2015

Master, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Aug 2009Aug 2011

Master, Hanyang University

Feb 2007Feb 2009

Bachelor, Hanyang University

Mar 1997Aug 2004

External positions

Secretary, Korean American Communication Association

Aug 2017Aug 2019

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Research Output 2008 2019

Revisiting Copyright Theories: Democratic Culture and the Resale of Digital Goods

SANG, Y., Jun 2019, In : Communication Theory. 29, 3, p. 277-296 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Uses and Gratifications of the Screenshot in Human Communication: An Exploratory Study

Cramer, E., SANG, Y. & Park, S., Jun 2019, In : Electronic Journal of Communication. 29, 1& 2, p. 1-20 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

age group

Communication Law

Youm, K. H., SANG, Y. & Park, A., 2018, Korean Communication, Media, and Culture: An Annotated Bibliography. Youm, K. H. & Kwak, N. (eds.). Lanham, USA: Lexington Books, p. 11-40 30 p.

Research output: A Conference proceeding or a Chapter in BookChapter

Communication Law in Korea: A Topic for Global Research

Youm, K. H., SANG, Y. & Park, A., 2018, Communication, Digital Media, and Popular Culture in Korea: Contemporary Research and Future Prospects. Jin, D. Y. & Kwak, N. (eds.). Lexington Books, p. 59-80 21 p.

Research output: A Conference proceeding or a Chapter in BookChapter

mass communication
media law

Structure and returns: toward a refined understanding of Internet use and social capital

Li, X., Chen, W., SANG, Y. & Lee, N. Y., 2018, In : Information Communication and Society. p. 1-19 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

social capital

Activities 2019 2019

  • 1 Oral presentation

Engaging the Industry in Research

Saeed Banihashemi (Speaker), Ben Ellway (Speaker), Fanke Peng (Speaker), Yoonmo Sang (Speaker)
13 Nov 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation