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About Me

I’m joining the School of Information Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign this fall. If you are interested in pursuing a Ph.D. and working with me, please contact me.

Kahyun Choi is an Assistant Professor at Indiana University Bloomington, holding appointments in the Department of Information and Library Science, Data Science Program, and Luddy Center for Artificial Intelligence within the Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering. She earned her Ph.D. from the School of Information Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Before pursuing her Ph.D., she worked as a software engineer at Naver, an Internet portal in Korea. Kahyun Choi’s research interests involve the application of computational methods and machine learning algorithms to various modalities, including audio and text. Her expertise is at the intersection of technology and the humanities, focusing on ethical AI workflows for Libraries, Archives, and Museums (LAMs), music information retrieval, public library-based AI education programs, and computational poetic text analysis. As a researcher and educator, she has been recognized with several prestigious awards and fellowships, including the 2023 IU Trustees Teaching Award, the 2022 Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Early Career Research Development Project Grant, the 2021 IMLS National Leadership Grant, and the 2021 Luddy Faculty Fellowship. Through her teaching, research, and service, she continues to make significant contributions to the fields of information science and artificial intelligence.


700 N. Woodlawn Ave. 
Luddy Hall 2106
Bloomington, IN 47408 
choika AT iu DOT edu