Dr. Hyesun Choung is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at MSU. Before taking her current position, she served as a postdoctoral research associate in the College of Communication Arts and Sciences. Dr. Choung studies the implications of emerging technologies for human behavior and psychology. Her recent work explores trust and ethics in relation to artificial intelligence and algorithmic decision-making, focusing on real-world applications such as health decision-making, facial recognition, and automated content generation and curation. Her research has been recognized with several top paper awards at major communication conferences, including the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication and the Central States Communication Association. Dr. Choung earned her Ph.D. in Mass Communication from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She received her Master's degree (M.A. in Communication) and Bachelor's degrees (B.A. in Chemistry and B.A. in Mass Communication) from Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea.