Donghee Sinn

Donghee Sinn

Associate Professor
College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity
Department of Information Sciences and Technology
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PhD, Library and Information Science, University of Pittsburgh 

MLIS, Library and Information Science, Chung-Ang University

BS, Library and Information Science, Chung-Ang University 

CEHC - Sinn

Donghee Sinn is an associate professor in the College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security, and Cybersecurity. Her current research interests include personal digital archiving, information management and literacy within the personal domain, the digital presence of archival materials for historical events, and archival documentation and appraisal in a government context. Dr. Sinn received her PhD degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Pittsburgh. Previously, she worked at the National Archives of Korea and several academic libraries in the US and Korea.


CEHC Courses Taught 

CEHC 310 Research Seminar in EHC

CIST 546 Fundamentals of Records Management 

CIST 602 Information and Knowledge Organization 

CIST 606 Collection Development and Management 

CIST 660 Archival Representation 

CIST 678 Internship in Information Science 

CIST 702 Directed Readings in Information Science and Policy 


Research Interests

  • Personal Archiving in the Digital Environment
  • Digital Preservation of Archival Materials to Support Public Memory
  • Archival Use/ User Studies of Primary Sources in Digital Formats