Research Fellow (February 2017 – January 2019)
Dr. Juhee Kang (PhD, Michigan State University, 2014) was a Research Fellow at the United Nations University Institute in Macau in Macau SAR, China. Her research focused on using information communication technologies for international development (ICT4D), particularly understanding technology user behaviors of the socioeconomically disadvantaged in developing countries. Her research interests involve mobile user behaviors, technology adoption and use among the poor, ICT for forced migrants and women migrant workers, ICT use among North Korean defectors, higher education pedagogy on ICTD, and so forth.
Prior to joining UNU Institute in Macau, Juhee was a research specialist at the United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for ICT for Development (UN-APCICT), a regional office of UN-ESCAP. She also has various research experiences across academic, private and public sectors including Samsung Electronics Research Institute UK, International Telecommunications Union, LINREasia, Korean Internet and Security Agency, etc.
Juhee holds a B.A. in Public Administration from Yonsei University (South Korea), a M.A. in International Communications and Development from City University London (UK) and a Ph.D. in Media and Information Studies from Michigan State University (USA).