MA Program Director (effective Fall 2013)
Ph.D., Communication, Michigan State University
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.
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
Holmstrom, A., & Kim, S. (in press). The mediating role of cognitive reattribution and reappraisal in the esteem support process. Communication Research.
Kim, S., Levine, T., & Allen, M. (2013). Comparing separate process and intertwined models for reactance. Communication Studies, 64(3).
Kim, S., Lim, T., Song, H., Herrman, H., Omori, K., Hawkins, J., Ota H., Kim, H., Kim J., Kim. J., England, N., Tenzek, K., Cramer, E., Grimes, D., & Dilbeck, K. (2013, April). The impact of self-construal on weight estimation and health practice: A cross-cultural study. Paper presented at the annual convention of Central Sates Communication Association, Kansas City, MO.
Kim, S., Lim, T., Song, H., Hawkins, J. M., Herrman, A. R., Kim, H., Ota, H., Kim, J., Kim, J, England, N., Tenzek, K., Cramer, E., Omori, K., Grimes, D., & Dilbeck, K. (2013, February). Promotive versus preventive dietary practice and self-construal:. Communicating healthful food choice. Top paper in the Health Communication Interest Group. Presented at the 85th annual convention of Western Communication Association, Reno, NV.
Kim, S., Lim, T., Song, H., England, N., Herrman, A., Hawkins, J., Kim, H., Ota, H., Kim, J., Kim, J., Tenzek, K., Omori, K., Cramer, E., Grimes, D., & Dilbeck, K. (2012, November). What’s Healthy? Community Perceptions of Healthy Food. Paper presented at the 98th annual convention of National Communication Association, Orlando, Florida.
Kim, S., Lim, T., Song, H., Cramer, E. M., Tenzek, K., England, N., Herrman, A., Hawkins, J. M., Kim, H., Ota, H., Kim, J., Kim, J., Omori, K., Grimes, D., Dilbeck, K. (2012, November). Integrating cultural worldviews into health self-assessment and behavior when a family member is ill. Paper presented at the 98th annual convention of National Communication Association, Orlando, Florida.
Kim, S., Allen, M., Gattoni, A., Grimes, D., Herrman, A. R., Huang, H., Kim, J., Lu, S., Maier M., May, A., Omachinski, K., Omori, K., Tenzek, K., Turkiewicz, K. L., Zhang, Y. (2012). Testing an additive model for the effectiveness of evidence on the persuasiveness of a message. Social Influence, 7(2), 65-77.
Lim, T., Kim, S., & Kim, J. (2011). Holism: A missing link in individualism-collectivism research. Journal of Intercultural Communication Research, 40, 21-38.