Sora Park is an Associate Professor at the University of Canberra. Her research focuses on the digital media users and digital inclusion policy. At OII she is undertaking research on the relationship between online and offline realities.

Dr. Sora Park is an Associate Professor in Communication at the University of Canberra, Australia and inaugural member of the News & Media Research Centre. Her research focuses on the digital media users and digital inclusion policy.

Her recent projects include an international comparative investigation of youth and digital media, a longitudinal mHealth pilot study, and digital connectivity in rural communities.

She has extensive experience in policy research and consultancy regarding digital media in South Korea. Her government consultancy experience includes Taskforce on Government Web 2.0 Engagement Strategies (2008) where she participated as a member of the Presidential Council for Future and Vision (2008-2010) in South Korea. In the private sector, she has had various consultancy experiences for major internet and media companies such as KBS, NHN Corp and MBC.

Previously she taught at Hanyang University, where she was the Director of the Interdisciplinary Program of Women’s Studies. From 2005~2006, she was the Chair of the School of Communication Arts at Kwangwoon University, Seoul, Korea. Her previous positions include Research Fellow at Korea Press Foundation and Visiting Scholar at the University of California, San Diego.

Research interests

Young people and digital media, Digital media literacy, Digital inclusion and engagement, Media and telecommunication policy

Positions held at the OII

  • Visiting Fellow, June – August 2015

Current projects

Past projects