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Chankyung Pak
Doctoral Candidate
Department of Media and Information
Michigan State University

404 Wilson Rd. #249 Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824
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Okemos, MI 48864
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  • Doctoral Candidate, Information and Media (2018 prospective)
  • MA,  Communication, 2011.
  • BA, Communication/Economics, 2008.

Published Papers

Working Papers

  • Pak, Chankyung, Emilee Rader, Soojung Hong. “Treating the News Feed Paper Ranking Algorithm as a Filter Leads to Mis-estimation of Its Effect on Information Diversity.”
  • Choi, Young Jun, Sang Yup Lee, Chankyung Pak, Steven S. Wildman. “Why do large markets dominate? A new look at sources of the large home market advantage in the international film trade.”
  • Pak, Chankyung. “How News Organizations Paraphrase Their Stories on Social Media? Word Counting and Binomial Regression Approach.”
  • Pak, Chankyung, Kelley Cotter, Julia DeCook. “An Evolved Media Landscape: A Network Exploration of the Incorporation of Right Wing News Organizations into the Larger Media Ecosystem.”
  • Thorson, Kjerstin, Mel Medeiros, Kelley Cotter, Chankyung Pak. “Digital traces of political interest and exposure to political content on Facebook.”


  • MI 201: Introduction to Media and Information Technologies (Fall 2016 – Summer 2017)
  • ADV 350: Media Planning (2017 Fall – 2018 Spring)

Awards and Grants

  • Dissertation Completion Fellowship: Michigan State University, Fall 2017 ($6,000 grant)
  • CAS Summer Research Fellowship: Michigan State University, Spring 2017 ($3,600 grant)
  • ACM CHI 2017 Doctoral Consortium Fellow: ACM CHI, Spring 2017 ($800 award)
  • Best of Symposium Prize: Information and Media Doctoral Program, Fall 2016 ($500 award)