• Role:

  • Position:

    • Professor
  • Concentration:

    • Film and Media Studies
  • Department:

    • Communication Studies
  • Education:

    • Ph.D., U.C.L.A
  • Curriculum Vitae:


Hye Seung Chung is Professor of Film and Media Studies, specializing in race and ethnicity in American popular culture, East Asian cinema, feminist film theory, and global media. She is the co-author of Movie Minorities: Transnational Rights Advocacy and South Korean Cinema (Rutgers University Press, 2021) and Movie Migrations: Transnational Genre Flows and South Korean Cinema (Rutgers University Press, 2015). She is also the author of Hollywood Diplomacy: Film Regulation, Foreign Relations, and East Asian Representations (Rutgers University Press, 2020), Kim Ki-duk (University of Illinois Press, 2012), and Hollywood Asian: Philip Ahn and the Politics of Cross-Ethnic Performance (Temple University Press, 2006). Her writing has appeared in such academic journals as Asian Cinema, Cinema Journal, Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, Journal of Popular Film and Television, Journal of Film and Video, and Post Script. Before coming to CSU in the fall of 2011, Dr. Chung taught at the University of Michigan, Hamilton College, the University of Hawaii at Manoa, and Oakland University.