Kang, Juhee

Research Fellow

  • Juhee Kang
    UNU-CS, Casa Silva Mendes, Estrada do Engenheiro Trigo No 4, Macau SAR, China
    Korean (South)

    Research Interests

    • Digital Divide
    • ICT for development
    • ICT for Youth and Education
    • Migrants and social inclusion
    • Telecommunications Policy for Developing Countries in Asia and the Pacific

    Biographical Statement

    Dr. Juhee Kang (PhD, Michigan State University, 2014) is a Research Fellow at the United Nations University Institute on Computing and Society (UNU-CS) in Macau SAR, China. Her research focuses 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-CS, 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).