Jaeho Kang is senior lecturer in Critical Media and Cultural Studies at SOAS University of London. He previously taught as an assistant professor in the Department of Media and Film Studies at the New School in New York (2005-2012) and was the Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow in the Institut für Sozialforschung at the University of Frankfurt (2004-2005).
He received his PhD in sociology of media from the University of Cambridge (2003). Kang has tried to bring theoretical contributions of critical theory to the development of East Asian media and cultural studies and published a number of articles on critical theory of media and political communication in English, Korean, German, and Portuguese. His research has recently focused more attention on the East Asian context of media culture with particular reference to media spectacle, urban space and screen culture.