Joyhanna Yoo

California State University, Sacramento

Joyhanna Yoo (she/they) is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Anthropology at Harvard University and a sociocultural linguist whose work examines language, race, and gender from an ethnographic lens, particularly in mediatized contexts. Her research takes a semiotic approach to the study of language with a focus on transnational Korean popular culture and its consumption in Mexico and the United States. In 2023–2024, they will be the Pony Chung Korean Studies Fellow at Korea University, and in fall 2024, they will be Assistant Professor of Anthropology at California State University, Sacramento. She has published in journals such as Signs and Society and Gender and Language.