Honors and awards:
Refereed Journal Articles:
Zhang, X. A. and Kim, S. (2017). An Examination of Consumer–Company Identification as a Key Predictor of Consumer Responses in Corporate Crisis. J Contingencies Crisis Man, 25: 232–243. doi:10.1111/1468-5973.12147.
Kim, S., and Ji, Y. (2017). Chinese Consumers' Expectations of Corporate Communication on CSR and Sustainability. Corp. Soc. Responsib. Environ. Mgmt., 24: 570–588. doi: 10.1002/csr.1429.
Kim, S., & Haley, E. J. (2017). Propaganda Strategies of Korean War-Era leaflets. International Journal of Advertising. DOI: 10.1080/0265-487.2017.1348434. [SSCI].
Kim, S., & Ji, Y. (2017). Chinese consumers' expectations of corporate communication on CSR and sustainability. Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management. 24(6), 570-588. DOI: 10.1002/csr.1429 [SSCI].
Tao, W. & Kim, S. (2017). Application of two under-researched typologies in crisis communication: Ethics of justice vs. care and public relations vs. legal strategies. Public Relations Review 43 (4), 690-699. DOI: 10.1016/j.pubrev.2017.06.003 [SSCI] [corresponding author].
Ji, Y., Zhou, Y., & Kim, S. (2017). A moderated mediation model of political collective action in Hong Kong: Examining the roles of social media consumption and social identity. Asian Journal of Communication, 27 (5), 497-516. DOI: 10.1080/01292986.2017.1336777. [SSCI].
Kim, S. (2017). The process model of corporate social responsibility (CSR) communication: CSR communication and its relationship with consumers’ CSR knowledge, trust, and corporate reputation perception. Journal of Business Ethics, First Online, doi: 10.1007/s10551-017-3433-6. [SSCI].
Lee, Y-J., & Kim, S. (2017). How do racial minority consumers process a model race cue in CSR advertising? A comparison of Asian and White Americans. Journal of Marketing Communication. First Online, doi:10.1080/13527266.2016.1278256
Rim, H-J., & Kim, S. (2016). Dimensions of corporate social responsibility (CSR) skepticism and their impacts on public evaluations toward CSR, Journal of Public Relations Research, 28 (5/6), 248-267. DOI: 10.1080/1062726X.2016.1261702. [SSCI]
Kim, S., Zhang, X. A., & Zhang, B. W. (2016). Self-mocking crisis strategy on social media: Focusing Alibaba Chairman Jack Ma in China. Public Relations Review, 42 (5), 903-912. DOI:10.1016/j.pubrev.2016.10.004. [SSCI]
Zhang, X. A, & Kim, S. (2016). An examination of consumer-company identification as a key predictor of consumer responses in corporate crisis, Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management. DOI: 10.1111/1468-5973.12147. [SSCI] [Corresponding author].
Lee, S., & Kim, S. (2016). The buffering effect of industry-wide crisis history during crisis, Journal of Communication Management, 20(4), 347-362.
McCall, S. S., Kim, S., & Brummette, J. (2016). Framing on Facebook: Examining an issues management approach to obesity, Journal of Social Media in Society, 5 (2), 169-201.
Kim, S., & Ferguson, M. T. (2014). Public expectations of CSR communication: What and how to communicate CSR. Public Relations Journal, 8 (3), Available at http://www.prsa.org/Intelligence/PRJournal/Documents/2014KIMFERGUSON.pdf
Zheng, X, Tao, W., & Kim, S. (2014). A Comparative Study on Global Brands’ Micro Blogs between China and USA: Focusing on Communication Styles and Branding Strategies. International Journal of Strategic Communication, 8 (4), 231-249.
Sung, K.H., & Kim, S. (2014). I want to be friends with you: How effective are organizations’ interpersonal approaches on Facebook? Journal of Public Relations Research, 26 (3), 235-255.doi: 10.1080/1062726X.2014.908718. [SSCI]
Kim, S. (2014). The role of prior expectancies and relational satisfaction in crisis. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 91 (1), 139-159. [SSCI]
Kim, S., & Sung, K. H. (2014). Revisiting the effectiveness of base crisis strategies in comparison of reputation management crisis responses. Journal of Public Relations Research, 26 (1), 62-78.doi:10.1080/10627726X.2013.795867. [SSCI]
Kim, S. (2013).Corporate ability or virtue?: Relative effectiveness of prior corporate associations in times of crisis. International Journal of Strategic Communication, 7 (4), 241-256.
Kim, S., & Wertz, E. (2013). Predictors of organizations’ crisis communication approaches: Full versus limited crisis information disclosure. Public Relations Review, 39 (3), 238-240. [SSCI]
Kim, S., & Lee, Y-J. (2012). The complex attribution process of CSR motives. Public Relations Review, 38 (1), 168-170. [SSCI]
Kim, S., & Liu, B. F. (2012). Are all crises opportunities? A comparison of how corporate and government organizations responded to the 2009 flu pandemic. Journal of Public Relations Research, 24 (1), 69-85. [SSCI]
Liu, B. F., & Kim, S. (2011). How organizations framed the 2009 H1N1 pandemic via social and traditional media: Implications for U.S. health communicators. Public Relations Review, 37 (3), 233-244. [SSCI]
Kim, S., Avery, E. J., & Lariscy, R. W. (2011). Reputation repair at the expense of providing instructing and adjusting information following crises: Examining 18 years of crisis response strategy research,” International Journal of Strategic Communication, 5 (3), 183-199.
Kim, S. (2011). Transferring effects of CSR strategy on consumer responses: The synergistic model of corporate communication strategy. Journal of Public Relations Research, 23 (2), 218-241. [SSCI]
Kim, S., Park, J-H., & Wertz, E. (2010). Expectation gaps between stakeholders and web-based corporate public relations efforts: Focusing on Fortune 500 corporate web sites,” Public Relations Review, 36 (3), 215-221. [SSCI]
Avery, E. J., Lariscy, R. W., Kim, S., & Hocke, T. (2010). A quantitative review of crisis communication research in public relations: 1991-2009,” Public Relations Review, 36 (2), 190-192. [SSCI]
Lee, Y-J., & Kim, S. (2010). Media framing in corporate social responsibility: A Korea-US Comparative Study. International Journal of Communication 4, 1-20. [SSCI]
Kim, S., & Rader, S. (2010). What they can do versus how much they care: Assessing corporate communication strategies on Fortune 500 websites. Journal of Communication Management, 14 (1), 59-80.
Wertz, E., & Kim, S. (2010). Cultural issues in crisis communication: A comparative study of crisis messages chosen by Korean and U.S. print media. Journal of Communication Management, 14 (1), 81-94.
Kim, S., Avery, E. J., & Lariscy, R. W. (2009). Are crisis communicators practicing what we preach?: An evaluation of crisis response strategy analyzed in public relations research from 1991 to 2009. Public Relations Review, 35 (4), 446-448. [SSCI]
Kim, S., Haley, E., & Koo, G. (2009). Comparison of the paths from consumer involvement types to ad responses between corporate advertising and product advertising. Journal of Advertising, 38 (3), 67-80. [SSCI]
Avery, E. J., & Kim, S. (2009). Anticipating or precipitating crisis?: Health agencies may not be heeding best practice advice in press releases. Journal of Public Relations Research, 21 (2), 187-197. [SSCI]
Avery, E. J., & Kim, S. (2009). Preparing for pandemic and managing uncertainty: An analysis of the construction of fear and uncertainty in press releases of major health agencies. Journal of Health & Mass Communication, 1 (3/4), 177-193.
Kim, S., Haley, E., & Lee, Y-J. (2008). Does consumers’ product related involvements matter when it comes to corporate ads?. Journal of Current Issues and Research In Advertising, 30 (2), 37-48.
Avery, E. J., & Kim, S. (2008). Comprising or compromising credibility?: Use of spokesperson quotations in news releases issued by major health agencies. Public Relations Journal, 2 (4). 1-18.
Koo, G., Andrew, D. P. S., & Kim, S. (2008). Mediated relationships between the constituents of service quality and behavioral intentions: A study of women’s college basketball fans. International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing, 4 (4), 390-411.
Book Chapters and Other Publications:
Kim, S., & Ji. Y. (accepted). Gap Analysis. In R. L. Heath., & W. Johansen (Ed.), The International Encyclopedia of Strategic Communication. New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Kim, S., Hwang, J.Y., & Zhang, X. A. (2016). The impact of organizations’ ethical approaches in times of crisis. In Brunner, B.R. (Eds.), The Moral Compass of Public Relations, Routledge.
Kim, S. (2016). Crisis communication research in South Korea. In A. Schwarz, M. W. Seeger, & C. Auer (Eds.), The Handbook of International Crisis Communication Research (pp.292-301), Wiley-Blackwell.
Kim, S. (2013). Astroturfing/Greenturfing. In R. L. Heath (2nd Ed.), Encyclopedia of public relations (Vol.1. p.44). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Kim, S. (2013). Efficacy/Self-efficacy. In R. L. Heath (2nd Ed.), Encyclopedia of public relations (Vol.1. p.44). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.