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Song Mi Lee

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Areas of interest

Social Media
Information Literacy
Online Harassment
Interface Design


M.S. in Information Science, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
M.A. in Library and Information Science, Yonsei University, South Korea
B.A. in Library and Information Science, Yonsei University, South Korea


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Examining the characteristics of a 'cyberbully'

UMSI PhD candidate Song Mi Lee joined the Michigan Minds podcast as part of a social responsibility series to provide insight on her research on disinformation and misinformation on social media, and to share findings from her recent work on online harassment.

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"'Characteristics of people who engage in online harassing behavior,' UMSI authors, Song Mi Lee, Cliff Lampe, Sarita Schoenebeck." CHI22 logo with a marti gras mask, New Orleans, LA." Portrait photos of Song Mi Lee, Cliff Lampe and Sarita Schoenebeck.
Anyone can be a cyberbully, not just people who are unhinged

Think only certain people are harassers? New research by U-M says otherwise. "We want to get rid of the idea that harassers are a particular group, or a special species. Everyone has the capacity to cause harm to others in online spaces."

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