2018 Publication Awards Categories Judging Committee
Professor Han Sangpil, Department of Advertising and Public Relations
College of Communications and Social Science, Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea
Since 2002, Han Sangpil has been Professor at the Department of Advertising and Public Relations at Hanyang University. He joined the department as an Assistant Professor in 1991, and was promoted to Associate Professor in 1997. In addition to being Head of Department at various times between 1993 and 2002, Professor Han was Dean of the College of Communications and Social Science from 2015 to 2017. He also served as Dean of the Office of Planning and Public Relations at Hanyang University from 2012 to 2014.Outside of his academic role, Professor Han has also been Director at the Hanyang University Broadcasting Station, and earlier was the Director of Internet Hanyang.
In addition to his impressive academic achievements, Professor Han is a member of the American Academy of Advertising, has been vice president of the Korean Academy of Advertising and Law since 2017, and was president of the Korean Academy of Advertising from 2010 to 2011. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Korean Service Marketing Association, the Korean Academy of Marketing, and the Korean Academy of Customer Satisfaction. He is also an enthusiastic supporter of the MBC Children’s Football Foundation.
Professor Han received a Bachelor of Arts (Honors) from Hanyang University in 1985, having completed his military service. In 1987, he received a Master of Science in Advertising and Public Relations, and went on to earn his Ph.D. in Communications in 1990, both from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA.