- Bachelor's: Chung-Ang University
- Master's: Syracuse University
yun Yang earned her bachelor's degree with a double major in photography and cultural contents convergence at Chung-Ang University in Korea. Before joining her graduate programs, she worked for a video game company and a digital marketing agency.
She went on to earn her master’s degree in Media Studies from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. While she was in the master's program, she presented her research papers at the annual conferences of the International Communication Association and the Broadcast Education Association.
As a doctoral student at Penn State, Hyun plans to study the effect of new media on changes in people’s belief, attitude, intention and behavior.