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Yo-Jung Han

Yo-Jung Han

Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate Yo-Jung Han, whose article titled "Expanding Music Listening Experience Through Drawing “ has been published in General Music Today. An abstract of the article is available here.

Yo-Jung received her bachelor’s degree in music education (piano concentrate) from Konkuk University with a full scholarship and extra grant. She earned a master’s degree in music education from Seoul National University in South Korea and also a master’s degree from Penn State. She taught general music in public middle schools in Korea for over 6 years, as well as private K-8 schools in the United States. She has also worked as a conductor, pianist, and organist.

Yo-Jung’s current research interests include cognitive processes in learning from multiple representations and mental imagery triggered by music. She served as secretary of the 2nd International Conference of Asia Pacific Society for the Cognitive Science of Music (APSCOM2). She has presented her research  presented at conferences at the state, national, and international levels. Yo-Jung is currently working on her dissertation, “The Effect of Visually Presented Lyrics on Song Learning,” advised by professor emeritus Joanne Rutkowski.