Don Shin

AUH Campus

  • Ph.D., MS, Syracuse University, 2004, New York, USA

  • MA, Southern Illinois University, 1998, Carbondale, IL, USA

  • BA, Sungkyunkwan University, 1997, Seoul, South Korea

  • Human-Computer Interaction; Computational Communication, Algorithmic Journalism, Digital Media, Media Analytics

  • For the last 20 years of his professor career which he spent in the US and South Korea, he has examined the interactions between people and technology, how technology is shaping individual lives and social groups, as well as how the ways that people use technology can shape new developments.

  • Principal Investigator for Socio-Technical Design of Algorithmsc

    Conceptualizing Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency in Algorithms ($10,000) National Information Agency of Republic of Korea. January 2018-October 2018.

  • Principal Investigator for Algorithm News Recommendation System

    Explaining the user experience of news recommender systems: Implication for user centered algorithm ($30,000) Naver Corp, Korea. May 2018-December 2018.

  • Principal Investigator for Virtual Reality Journalism

    Virtual Reality Journalism Ecology: User Experience, Industrial Implication, and Social Diffusion ($10,000)

    National Research Foundation, November 2017-October 2018.

  • Principal Investigator for User Experience Journalism

    A UX and Journalism: Data, Computational, and Digital Opportunity for Journalism ($0.5M). Chung-Ang University, September 2016-Aug. 2018.

  • Principal Investigator for Healing Platform Project

    A Usability Modeling and User Interface Design: Integrated Healing Project. Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning ($5M), Aug. 2014-July 2017.

  • Principal Investigator for Visual Browsing Project

    A Visual Search User Interface Design. ETRI ($30,000), Aug. 2015-Jan. 2016.

  • Principal Investigator for ICT Ecosystem Policy

    A Policy Analysis and Design for a New Smart Ecosystem. Naver Inc. ($50,000), Aug. 2014-Sep. 2015.

  • Principal Investigator for ICT Ecosystem Policy

    A User Study of u-Informatics Application and Technology: Convergent u-Content Prototype. Sungkyunkwan University ($15,000), Oct. 2009-Sep. 2010.

  • Participating Researcher for ITRC (IT Research Center) HCI

    The Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology of Korea ($0.7M), Aug. 2011-Aug. 2014.

  • PI for Brain Korea 21 Program for Leading Universities & Students.

    Korean National Research Foundation ($8M), The Ministry of Education of Korea, Sept. 2013-August 2020.

  • Co-PI for World Class University (WCU) Program

    Establishing a new academic program of Interaction Science at SKK University. Korean National Research Foundation ($12M), The Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology of Korea, Dec. 2009-August 2013.

  • Principal Investigator for 3DTV

    A Study of 3DTV Content and Service. Korea Creative Content Agency ($20,000), Dec. 2009-June 2010.

  • Principal Investigator for Mobile Virtual Network Operator Project.

    A Study for MVNO Policy and Management. Funded by Electronic and Telecommunications Research Institute ($20,000). May 2008-January 2009.

  • Editor-in-Chief.

    Computers in Human Behavior Reports (Elsevier New Journal), 2019-2020

  • Associate Editor:

    Behavior & Information Technology, 2020

    Computers in Human Behavior, 2016-2020

    Information Technology and People, 2012-2016

    International Telecommunications Policy Review, 2013-2016

  • Editorial Board:

    Journal of Computer-Mediated Communications, 2014-2021

    Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 2014-Present

    Digital Journalism, 2020-Present

    Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, 2021-Present

    Internet Research, 2014-Present

    International Journal of Information Management, 2020-Present

    Journal of Global Information Management, 2019-Present

    Information Processing and Management, 2016-Present

    Information Technology and People, 2012-2016

    Telecommunications Policy, 2012-2018

    Computers in Human Behavior, 2012-Present

    Online Information Review, 2020-Present

    Comunicar, 2019-Present

    Journal of Information Policy, 2012-Present

    Digital Policy, Regulation, and Governance, 2011-Present

    CInternational Journal of Mobile Communication, 2010-Present

    Sage Open, 2019-Present

    International Telecommunications Policy Review, 2013-2016

    Advances in Human-Computer Interactionn, 2013- 2014

    Korea Journal of Information Society, 2012-Present

    Online Media and Global Communication, 2020-Present

  • Shin, D. (2021). The perception of humanness in conversational journalism: An algorithmic information-processing perspective. New Media & Society. http://doi:10.1177/1461444821993801

  • Shin, D., Chotiyaputta, V., & Zaid, B. (2022). The effects of cultural dimensions on algorithmic news: How do cultural value orientations affect how people perceive algorithms? Computers in Human Behavior, 126. 107007.

  • Shin, D. (2021). Does augmented reality augment user affordance? The effect of technological characteristics on game behaviour. Behaviour & Information Technology.

  • Shin, D. (2021). Why does explainability matter in news analytic systems? Proposing explainable analytic journalism. Journalism Studies, 22(8), 1047-1065. http://doi:10.1080/1461670X.2021.1916984

  • Shin, D. (2021). Embodying algorithms, enactive AI, and the extended cognition: You can see as much as you know about algorithm. Journal of Information Science. http://doi:10.1177/0165551520985495

  • Shin, D. (2021). Expanding the role of trust in the experience of algorithmic journalism: User sensemaking of algorithmic heuristics in Korean users. Journalism Practice. http://doi:10.1080/17512786.2020.1841018

  • Shin, D. (2021). The effects of explainability and causability on perception, trust, and acceptance: Implications for explainable AI. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 146. 102551

  • Shin, D. (2020). User perceptions of algorithmic decisions in the personalized AI system: Perceptual evaluation of fairness, accountability, transparency, and explainability. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 64(4), 541-565.

  • Shin, D., & Bianco, W. (2020). In blockchain we trust: Does blockchain itself generate trust? Social Science Quarterly, 101(7), 2522-2538.

  • Shin, D. (2020). How do users interact with algorithm recommender systems? Computers in Human Behavior, 109, 106344. 1-10.

  • Shin, D., Zhong, B., & Biocca, F. (2020). Beyond user experience: What constitutes algorithmic experiences? International Journal of Information Management, 52, 102061. 1-11.

  • 2019 Emerald Citations of Excellence Award Winner

  • 2019 Highly Cited Researcher 2019 Korea (H-index: 51, i10-index:168, Total Citation: 9440). Clarivate Analytics of Korea (Web of Science) & National Research Foundation of Korea.

  • 2019 The Winner of the 2018 Larry Gould Best Article Award "Selective Exposure to Partisan Media: Moderating Factors in Evaluations of the President" The Western Social Science Association and The Social Science Journal.

  • 2018 Publons’ ECR Reviewer Award. A researcher award for the exceptional contribution to peer review.

  • 2018 Outstanding Reviewers, Internet Research Emerald Literati Awards for Excellence 2018

  • 2018 Outstanding Reviewer Award, Computers in Human Behavior, Technological Forecasting & Social Change, Telecommunications Policy, Government Information Quarterly.

  • 2017 Best Teacher Selection, Top 10% Teaching Performance, Chung-Ang University

  • 2015 Best Paper Award, AEJMC (Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication)

    International Communication Division. “Advocating Social Stability and Territorial Integrity: The China Daily’s Framing of the Arab Spring”

  • 2014 Outstanding Researcher Nomination by Ministry of Education, Korea, May 1, 2014.

  • 2012 The Most Productive Researcher Award. Korea Joongang Ilbo (Newspaper), Oct. 9, 2012.

  • 2012 AEJMC Communication Technology Division Top Faculty Paper Award. AEJMC Aug. 9-12, Chicago, IL, USA

  • 2011 SKKU Fellow (Endowed Professor. Highest honour given to the best scholar in SKK University)

  • Research Methods, Communication Research