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Bumgi Min

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Biography

Bumgi Min earned a master's degree at the University of Texas at Austin, and he received a bachelor’s degree in media studies from Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul, South Korea. His research interests include digital divide, digital literacy and telecommunication policy. His master’s thesis analyzes North
Korean refugees’ digital access in South Korean society. In this work, he maps out the digital divide between North Korean refugees and South Koreans. In particular, he focuses on how North Korean refugees’ digital access influences the refugees’ adaptation in South Korean society by employing social capital theory. Moreover, he is working on research related to net neutrality issues.