Sung Wook Ji is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Media and Information at Michigan State University. He received a Ph.D. from the Dept. of Telecommunications at Indiana University, Bloomington. His primary research interests center on the interdisciplinary intersections of Mass Communication, Economics, and Media Policy. As an economist of the media, he is interested particularly in the social and economic impact of new media technologies on the media industry, and how these technologies are shaping the media industries and society. At the Quello Center, he has contributed to a variety of research activities and has organised a lecture series for the University’s International Studies and Programs that reaches out to professionals from abroad, called the Visiting International Professional Program (VIPP).