Myungkoo Kang is Professor of communication and Director of Seoul National University Asia Center. He also served as Dean of the Faculty of Liberal Education at Seoul National University. He teaches Media and Cultural Studies and Social History of Media Technology.
Publications include books and articles on discourse politics of modernization and comparative studies of media representations in East Asia in various referred journals. He has been leading a research team on oral history of broadcasting in Korea. He published several works on the first Korean television and the Cold War in the 1950s. Currently he is working on a book project, a cultural history of consumption in Korea, focusing on the material and cultural conditions of modern life since Korean War in the early 1950s. He has served as editorial board member of academic journals, including Cultural Studies, Inter-Asia Cultural Studies, Theory, Culture & Society, Global Media and Communication, etc.