Courtney is a writer/editor with special interests in BTS studies, fan studies, and Korean history and culture. She runs her own website at The BTS Effect. She is one of the founding members of the Bangtan Scholars network, and serves as a copyeditor for The R3 Journal. You can find her on Twitter, Instagram, and Medium.
Courtney became a K-Pop fan in 2007 and fully joined the ARMY fandom in early 2015. Her work has been published in Asia Marketing Journal, PopCrush, The Kraze, DIY MFA, and the Quarterly of East Asian Studies. In 2020, she presented research on BTS at three conferences and co-edited I Am ARMY. Previously, she served as the editor-in-chief of The Kraze Magazine. You can view her full CV here.