Honors and awards:
Refereed Journal Articles:
Kim, S., Ji, Y., & Rim, H. (2022). The process of online keyword activism in political figure’s crisis: moderating roles of like-minded public opinion and government controllability of crisis outcomes. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly. https://doi.org/10.1177/10776990221095741
Kim, S., Sheng, X., & Ketron, S. C. (2022). The roles of legacy versus social media information seeking in American and Chinese consumers’ hoarding during COVID-19. Journal of International Marketing. https://doi.org/10.1177/1069031X221089347.
Kim, S., Rim, H., & Sung, K. (2021). Online engagement of active communicative behaviors and crisis news consumption on Internet portal sites. Journalism, 22(12), 3048-3065. https://doi.org/10.1177/1464884919894409
Ji, Y., & Kim, S. (2021). Public expectations of crisis outcomes in the social media era in China: a communication-mediated psychological mechanism. Public Relations Review, 47(5). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pubrev.2021.102119.
Kim, S., & Ji, Y. (2021). Positive ripple effects of corporate leaders' CSR donations amid COVID-19 on corporate and country reputations: Multi-level reputational benefits of CSR focusing on Bill Gates and Jack Ma. Public Relations Review, 47(4), 102073. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pubrev.2021.102073
Kim, S., Sung, K-H., Ji, Y., Xing, C., & Qu, J. (2021). Online firestorms in social media: Comparative research between China Weibo and USA Twitter. Public Relations Review, 47(1), 102010. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pubrev.2021.102010
Ji, Y., & Kim, S. (2020). Crisis-induced public demand for regulatory intervention in the social media era: Examining the moderating roles of perceived government controllability and consumer collective efficacy. New Media & Society, 22(6), 959-983. https://doi.org/10.1177/1461444819874473
Einwiller, S., & Kim, S. (2020). How online content providers moderate user-generated content to prevent harmful online communication: An analysis of policies and their implementation. Policy & Internet.
Kim, S., Rim, H., & Sung, K. (2020). Online engagement of active communicative behaviors and news consumption on Internet portal sites. Journalism. https://doi.org/10.1177/1464884919894409.
Kim, S. (2019). 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, 154(4), 1143-1159.
Kim, S., & Rim, H-J. (2019). The role of public skepticism and distrust in the process of CSR communication. International Journal of Business Communication. Online first, https://doi.org/10.1177/2329488419866888.
Ji, Y., & Kim, S. (2019). Communication-mediated psychological mechanisms of Chinese publics’ post-crisis corporate associations and government associations. Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management, 27(2), 182-194.
Sung, K. H., & Kim, S. (2018). Do organizational personification and personality matter? The effect of interaction and conversational tone on relationship quality in social media. International Journal of Business Communication.
Zhang, A. X., Borden, J., & Kim, S. (2018). Understanding publics’ post-crisis social media engagement behaviors: An examination of antecedents and mediators. Telematics and Informatics, 35(8), 2133-2146.
Zhang, X. A. and Kim, S. (2017). An Examination of Consumer–Company Identification as a Key Predictor of Consumer Responses in Corporate Crisis. Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management, 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].
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., & 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., & 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., 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]
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.
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.
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