Eun Jung (Kristin) Jung
Eun Jung (Kristin) Jung is a Project Administrator for the Media Impact Project (MIP) at the Norman Lear Center. Kristin manages MIP’s public diplomacy research portfolio. She has led evaluation research for the U.S. State Department’s cultural diplomacy programs: American Film Showcase (AFS), Middle East Media Initiative (MEMI), Global Media Makers (GMM), and Media Meets Message (MMM). She has skills in performing global survey research, literature review, TV/film content analysis, and social media analysis. She is passionate about developing best practices for using mixed research methods to study the impact of global entertainment, cultural diplomacy, and journalism. Kristin has conducted entertainment media research on a variety of issues including poverty, health equity, charitable giving, reproductive rights, climate change, and media representations of Africa/African countries. Kristin holds two bachelor’s degrees in International Studies and Media & Communications from Korea University and a master's degree in Public Diplomacy from USC.