B.A., M.A. Seoul National University; Ph.D. Yale University
A former film critic in South Korea, Seung-hoon Jeong specializes in film theory in relation to diverse modes, areas, and periods of cinema. Jeong received Korea's Cine21 Film Criticism Award in 2003, and a Domitor essay award on early cinema in 2007. He has published extensively on a variety of topics and filmmakers such as Werner Herzog, Michael Haneke, Peter Greenaway, and Apichatpong Weerasethakul. His current interests include the cinema of catastrophe, global cinema, film philosophy, and media art/studies. Jeong received his Ph.D. in Film Studies and Comparative Literature from Yale University, focusing on 'cinematic interface.'