Don Shin, Professor


Don Shin is a Professor and Undergraduate Programs Coordinator & Coordinator for Multimedia Design Program in the College of Communication and Media Sciences, Zayed University, UAE. 

Over the last 19 years, he taught at various universities in the USA and Korea, including Penn State University.  Prior to Zayed University, he was a Professor at Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, Korea.  He was also founding Chair of the Department of Interaction Science, an interdisciplinary research initiative sponsored by the Ministry of Education and Samsung Foundation.  As a Head and Director of Interaction Science Research Center, he also served as Principal Investigator of BK21 Plus, a national research project hosted by the Ministry of Education in Korea. 






Terminal degree


Awarding Institution

Syracuse University


Research/Creative Areas 

Media Analytics, Digital Media, Human-Computer Interaction


Teaching Areas

Multimedia, Media, User Analysis, Research Methods

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