Chankyung Pak is a doctoral student in the Department of Media and Information at Michigan State University, focusing his research on media economics, telecommunication and media policy, and online collaboration. He is also interested in cultural studies, evolutionary social science and social network analysis. He completed his BA and MA in Communication and Economics at Seoul National University. Having graduated cum laude from SNU, he has won a number of awards, including the Annual Outstanding Thesis Award from College of Social Science at SNU; a Prize on Service from Brain Korea 21 (vice-president of the student council of Department of Communications); and a series of merit-based scholarships. At the Quello Center has worked on an NSF funded project led by Dr. Rick Wash at BITLAB on the dynamics of crowd funding, and is working with Steve Wildman at the Quello Center on his research focused on the economics of the international trade of films. He is also supporting the Quello Center’s development of a proposal for a James H. Quello Archive.