Taik Sup Auh


The Media School Distinguished Alumni Award (2015)
Indiana University Bloomington
Media School
Journalism Program


Taik Sup Auh, a native of South Korea, came to the United States in the 1960s to work at his country's embassy. He enrolled in IU's graduate journalism program in 1970. After graduation, Auh led a successful career in communications academia as an assistant professor at Virginia Commonwealth University and dean of the Graduate School of Journalism at Korea University in Seoul. He has authored and edited five textbooks used at Korean universities, and, he was awarded the Order of Industrial Services Merit Award by the South Korean government in 2011.