Sang-Yeon Kim

Sang-Yeon Kim

Assistant Professor

MA Program Director

Office: NWQ Building B, Room 4488
Phone: 414-229-3917
Curriculum Vita: PDF (198 kb)


Ph.D., Communication, Michigan State University

Research Interests:

His major research interest involves examining the process of interethnic giving (e.g., students’ community engagement) as a means of promoting natives’ attitudes toward ethnic minorities and vice versa. His current research project seeks to increase the level of comfort for initiating intercultural communication in multi-cultural communities.

Courses Taught:

Commun 350: Introduction to Intercultural Communication
Commun 464: Theories and Practices of Social Influence
Commun 700: Quantitative Research in Communication
Commun 864: Communication and Social Influence

Recent Research

Harris, L. J., and Kim, Sang-Yeon. ““True” Americans and “violent” immigrants: Making sense of wife murder during the nineteenth-century United States.” Immigrants & Minorities: Historical Studies in Ethnicity, Migration, and Diaspora (2014) .
Song, H., Kim, J., and Kim, Sang-Yeon. “Smoker identity among social smokers in college.” Journal of Substance Use 19. (2014): 346-350.
Kim, Sang-Yeon, Levine, T. R., and Allen, Mike R. “The intertwined model of reactance for resistance and persuasive boomerang.” Communication Research (2014) .
Kim, Sang-Yeon, Kim, J., and Lim, Tae-Seop. “The impact of relational holism on conflict management style in colleagueship and friendship: A cross-cultural study.” Studies in Communication Sciences 13. (2013): 58-66.
Kim, Sang-Yeon, Levine, T., and Allen, Mike R. “Comparing separate process and intertwined models for reactance.” Communication Studies 64. (2013): 273-295.
Holmstrom, A., and Kim, Sang-Yeon. “The mediating role of cognitive reattribution and reappraisal in the esteem support process.” Communication Research (2012) .