Soojeong Kim is a doctoral student and teaching assistant in Journalism and Media at the University of Texas at Austin. Soojeong earned a Master's degree in Journalism from Michigan State University and graduated with a B.A. in Communication and Media from Seoul Women's University. She cares about democracy a lot and has a broad interest in political communication. Especially her research interests are: News comments and civic engagement; Political participation; Political polarization; Public opinion; Disinformation studies; and Equity and inclusion news spaces.