Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Benjamin M. Han

Assistant Professor - Communication

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Department Affiliation


  • B.S., University of Texas at Austin, Radio-TV-Film, 2003
  • M.A., University of Southern California, Critical Studies, 2006
  • Ph.D., New York University, Cinema Studies, 2012

Academic Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Concordia University (Wisconsin), 2013-2017
  • Lecturer, Anne Arundel Community College, 2012-2013
  • Adjunct Professor, New York University, Fall 2011

Research & Teaching Specializations: Cinema and Film Studies, Cross-Cultural Communication, Asia and Latin America.

Related Experience

  • Dissertation Diversity Fellow, The College of Saint Rose, 2011-2012


  • Diversity Dissertation Fellowship, Center for Citizenship, Race, and Ethnic Studies, The College of Saint Rose, Albany, NY, 2011-2012
  • Smithsonian Institution Predoctoral Fellowship, 2011
  • Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship, 2011 (Alternate and Honorable Mention)
  • Gaming Research Fellowship (now renamed the Eadington Fellowship), Center for Gaming Research, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV, 2011


  • Spanish
  • Korean

Selected Publications

  • 2-17. “K-Pop in Latin America: Transcultural Fandom and Digital Mediation.” International Journal of Communication 11: 2250-2269.

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