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Book Project


Seo, H. (2022). Networked Collective Actions: The Making of an Impeachment. Oxford University Press. 

Journal Articles/Book Chapters

Ittefaq, M., Ahmad, T., Kamboh, S.A., Shah, S.F.A., & Seo, H. (2024). Highlighting heroes and ignoring villains: Visual framing of polio and polio vaccine in newspapersHealth Communication

Baines, A., Britton, H., Seo, H., Altschwager, A. (Accepted for publication). Technology learning and justice-impacted communities. The Journal of Public Interest Communications, 8(1).

Seo, H., Liu, Y., Ebrahim, H., Ittefaq, M., & Chung, D. (2023). COVID-19 pandemic and international students: A mixed-methods approach to social media, social support & mental health. First Monday, 28(2).

Baines, A., Seo, H., Ittefaq, M., Shayesteh, F., Kamanga, U., & Liu, Y. (2023). Race/ethnicity, online information and COVID-19 vaccination: Study of minority immigrants’ internet use for COVID-related information. Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies, 29(2), 268-287.

Seo, H., Liu, Y., Ittefaq, M., Shayesteh, F., Kamanga, U. & Baines, A. (2022). International migrants and COVID-19 vaccinations: Social media, motivated information management & vaccination willingness. Digital Health.​

Schuster, B., Britton, H., Seo, H., Altschwager, D., Booton, E., Ault, M., Wickliffe, J., & Ramaswamy, M. (2022). “I don’t just take whatever they hand to me”: How women recently released from incarceration access internet health information. Women & Criminal Justice.

Shayesteh, F. & Seo, H. (2022). Competing frames on social media: Analysis of English and Farsi tweets on Iran plane crash. Journal of International Communication, 28(1), 47-69.


Ittefaq, M., Seo, H., Abwao, M., & Baines, A. (2022). Social media use for health, cultural characteristics, and demographics: A survey of Pakistani millennials. Digital Health, 8, 1-12.

Seo, H., Britton, H., Ramaswamy, M., Altschwager, D., Blomberg, M., Aromona, O., Schuster, B., Booton, E., Ault, M., & Wickliffe, J. (2022). Returning to the digital world: Digital technology use and privacy management of women transitioning from incarcerationNew Media & Society, 24(3).

Blomberg, M., Altschwager, D., Seo, H., Booton, E., & Nwachukwu, M. (2021). Digital divide and marginalized women during COVID-19: A study of women recently released from jail. Information, Communication and Society, 24(14), 2113-2132.

Ejaz, W., Ittefaq, M., Seo, H., & Naz, F. (2021). Factors associated with the belief in conspiracy theories and support for government's COVID-19 policies: An empirical analysis of young and middle-aged Pakistani adults. Health, Risk & Society, 23(3-4), 162-178.

Seo, H., Blomberg, M., Altschwager, D., & Vu, H. T. (2021). Vulnerable populations and misinformation: A mixed-methods approach to underserved older adults' online information assessment. New Media & Society, 23(7), 2021-2033. 

Seo, H., Altschwager, D., Choi, B-Y., Song, S., Britton, H., Ramaswamy, M., Schuster, B., Ault, M., Ayinala, K., Zaman, R., Tihen, B., & Yenugu, L. (2021). Informal technology education for women transitioning from incarcerationACM Transactions on Computing Education, 21(2), 1-16. 

Vu, H., Seo, H., Blomberg, M., Shayesteh, F., & Liu, Y. (2021). Social media and environmental activism: How global NGOs frame climate change on Facebook. Science Communication, 43(1), 91-115.

Seo, H. (2021). Community-based intervention research strategies: Digital inclusion for marginalized populations. In E. Hargittai (Ed.) Research exposed (pp. 245-264). Columbia University Press: New York, NY.

Seo, H., Ebrahim, H., Blomberg, M., Liu, Y., & Harn, R-W. (2021). Social media and social adjustment: An international student perspective. In S. Chang & C. Gomes (Eds.). Digital experiences of international students (pp. 46-60). New York: Routledge. 

Seo, H. & Vu, H. T. (2020). Transnational nonprofits' social media use: A survey of communications professionals and an analysis of organizational characteristics. Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 49(4), 849-870. 

Vu, H. T., Do, H. V., Seo, H., & Liu, Y. (2020). Who leads the conversation on climate change?: A study of a global network of NGOs on Twitter. Environmental Communication, 14(4), 450-464.

Seo, H. (2020). Visual propaganda and social media. In P. Baines, N. O’Shaughnessy, and N. Snow (Eds.) The SAGE handbook of propaganda (pp. 126-136). Sage Publications.

Seo, H. (2020). Press freedom in South Korea. In T. Burrett and J. Kingston (Eds.) Press freedom in Asia (pp. 114-128). Routledge: New York, NY.

Seo, H. (2020). Media in North Korea. The SAGE international encyclopedia of mass media and society. Sage Publications.

Seo, H., Erba, J., Altschwager, D., & Geana, M. (2019). Evidence-based digital literacy class for low-income African-American older adults. Journal of Applied Communication Research, 47(2), 130-152.

Xue, H., Wang, Q., Luo, B., Seo, H., & Li, F. (2019). Content-aware trust propagation toward online spam detection. Journal of Data and Information Quality, 11(3), 1-31.

Ebrahim, H. & Seo, H. (2019). Visual public relations in Middle Eastern higher education: Content analysis of Twitter images. Media Watch, 10(1), 41-53.

Seo, H. & Thorson, S. (2019). ERGM approach to press freedom, regime type and Internet connectedness. First Monday, 24(9).

Thorson, S. & Seo, H. (2019). U.S. and North Korea: A Gordian conflict. In M. Elman, C. Gerard, G. Golan, and L. Kriesberg (Eds.) Transforming intractable conflicts (pp. 263-283). Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

Seo, H. (2018). Social change in networked information age. In C. M. Liebler, T. P. Vos, and B. W. Gorham (Eds.) Media scholarship in a transitional age: Research in honor of Pamela J. Shoemaker (11-24). Peter Lang: New York, NY.

Seo, H., Erba, J., Geana, M., & Lumpkins, C. (2017). Calling Doctor Google? Technology adoption and health information seeking among low-income African-American older adults. Journal of Public Interest Communications, 1(2), 153-173.

Seo, H., & Thorson, S. (2017). Network Approach to Regime Type and Global Internet Connectedness. Journal of Global Information Technology Management, 20(3), 141-155.

Seo, H., Harn, R. W., & Husain, S. (2017). Facebook brand communities and social capital. Athens Journal of Mass Media and Communications, 3(1), 7-24.

Seo, H., & Ebrahim, H. (2016). Visual propaganda on Facebook: A comparative analysis of Syrian conflicts. Media, War & Conflict, 9(3), 227-251.

Seo, H., & Thorson, S. (2016). A mixture model of global Internet capacity distributions. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 67(8), 2032-2044.

Seo, H., Harn, R. W., Ebrahim, H., & Aldana, J. (2016). International students' social media use and social adjustments. First Monday, 21(11).

Seo, H., & Thorson, S. (2016). Empathy in public diplomacy: Strategic academic engagement with North Korea. In J. Pamment (Ed.) Intersections between public diplomacy & international development: Case studies in converging fields (pp. 19-34), Los Angeles, CA: Figueroa Press. 

Seo, H., & Thorson, S. (2015). Network approach to Internet bandwidth. Computational Social Networks.


Seo, H., Houston, J. B., Knight, L. T., Kennedy, E., & Inglish, A. (2014). Teens’ social media use and collective actionNew Media & Society16(6), 883-902. 


Seo, H. (2014). Visual propaganda in the age of social media: Twitter images during 2012 Israeli-Hamas conflictVisual Communication Quarterly, 21(3), 150-161.


Thorson, S., & Seo, H. (2014). Building partners through academic science. Asian Perspective, 38(1), 137-161.

Seo, H., & Thorson, S. (2014). Global Internet connectedness: 2002-2011. Lecture Notes in Computer Science series, 8881, 537-546.


Houston, J. B., Seo, H., Knight, L. T., Kennedy, E., Hawthrone, J., & Trask, S. L. (2013). Urban youth’s perspectives on flash mobs. Journal of Applied Communication Research, 41(3), 236-252. 


Seo, H. (2013). Online social relations and country reputation. International Journal of Communication, 7, 1-20. 


Seo, H., & Kinsey, D. (2013). Three Korean perspectives on U.S. internet public diplomacy. Public Relations Review, 39(5), 594-596.


Thorson, S. & Seo, H. (2013). From adversaries to partners: Academic science engagement with North Korea. Global Asia, 8(2), 43-47.

Seo, H. (2013). The ‘virtual last three feet’: Understanding relationship perspectives in network-based public diplomacy. In R. S. Zarhana, A. Arsenault, and A. Fisher (Eds.) Relational, networked, and collaborative approaches to public diplomacy: The connective mindshift (pp. 157-169), New York: Routledge.


Seo, H., & Thorson, S. (2012). Networks of networks: Changing patterns in country bandwidth and centrality in global information infrastructure, 2002-2010. Journal of Communication, 62(2), 345-358. 


Seo, H., & Kinsey, D. (2012). Meaning of democracy around the world: A thematic and structural analysis of videos defining democracy. Visual Communication Quarterly, 19(2), 94-107. 


Shoemaker, P., Cohen, A., Seo, H., & Johnson, P. (2012). Foreign and international news. In F. Esser and T. Hanitzsch (Eds.) Handbook of comparative communication research (pp. 341-351), ICA/Routledge. 

Seo, H. (2011). Media and foreign policy: A comparative study of journalists’ perceptions of press-government relations. Journalism: Theory, Practice & Criticism, 12(4), 467-482.


Seo, H., & Lim, J. (2010). A comparative study on source credibility and use in multilateral nuclear talks. Asian Journal of Communication, 20(4), 440-455. 


Shoemaker, P., Johnson, P., Seo, H., & Wang, X. (2010). Readers as gatekeepers of online news: Brazil, China, and the United States. Brazilian Journalism Research, 6(1), 55-77. 


Seo, H., & Thorson, S. (2010). Evaluating social networks in public diplomacy. In C. G. Reddick (Ed.) Politics, democracy and e-government: Participation and service (pp. 243-259), IGI Global Publishing. 

Shoemaker, P., Johnson, P., Seo, H., & Wang, X. (2010). Popular online news in Russia, China, and the United States. In E. Vartanova (Ed.) Content, channels and audiences in the new millennium: Interaction and interrelations (pp. 73-103), Moscow: Lomonosov Moscow State University. 

Seo, H., Kim, J., & Yang, S-U. (2009). Global activism and new media: A study of transnational NGOs’ online public relations. Public Relations Review, 35(2), 123-126. 


Seo, H. (2009). International media coverage of North Korea: Study of journalists and news reports on the six-party nuclear talks. Asian Journal of Communication, 19(1), 1-17. 


Lim, J., & Seo, H. (2009). Frame flow between government and the news media and its effects on the public: Framing of North Korea. International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 21(2), 204-223. 


Seo, H., & Thorson, S. (2009). Academic science engagement with North Korea, The Korea Economic Institute (KEI) Academic Paper Series on Korea, 4(4), 1-10. 


Reports, Proceedings & Other Publications

Billionniere, E., Rahman, F., Brown, Q., and Seo, H. (2020, March). Role of Academia to Create Re-entry Pathways in Computing. In Proceedings of the 5th IEEE International Conference on Research on Equity and Sustained Participation in Engineering, Computing, and Technology (RESPECT ’20). 


Xue, H., Li, F., Seo, H., & Pluretti, R. (2015). Trust-aware spam detection. TRUSTCOM ’15 Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE Trustcom/BigDataSE/ISPA (1), 726-733.

Seo, H., contributor, the 2017 edition of Freedom of the Press.

Seo, H., contributor, the 2016 edition of Freedom of the Press.

Seo, H., contributor, the 2015 edition of Freedom of the Press.

Seo, H., contributor, the 2014 edition of Freedom of the Press. Freedom House.

Seo, H., contributor, the 2013 edition of Freedom of the Press. Freedom House.


Houston, J. B., Seo, H., Kennedy, E., & Knight, L. T. (2012). Youth flash mobs in Kansas City: Causes, consequences and recommendations. Report submitted to the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and Kansas City Mayor’s Office.


Seo, H., contributor, the 2012 edition of Freedom of the Press. Freedom House.


Thorson, S., & Seo, H. (December 2011). Academics suggest science diplomacy strategy with North Korea. Across the Aisle, the bipartisan foreign policy and national security blog of the Partnership for a Secure America (PSA). Also featured in the PSA This Month


Seo, H. (February 2010). Not everyone Googles. NavigateNewMedia, the convergence web project aimed at linking media professionals and scholars, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University.


Seo, H. (August 2009). Commentary on Internet addiction in South Korea, BBC World Service.


Seo, H. (2008). Controversy on coverage of North Korea. Nuclear Nonproliferation Review, 15(2), 129.

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