Junga  Kim

Assistant Professor

Communication • College of Arts & Sciences

Areas of Expertise

Education

  • Ph.D., Journalism and Communications, University of Florida, 2014.
  • M.A., Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Minnesota, 2010.
  • M.A., Mass Communications, Ewha Women University, Seoul, Korea, 2001.
  • B.A., Mass Communications and Consumer Science & Human Development, Ewha Women University, Seoul, Korea, 1999.

Biography

Awards

  • Outstanding International Student Award, University of Florida, 2013.
  • Second Place Student Paper Award, Minorities and Communication Division, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, August 2012.

Grants and Contracts Awarded

  • New Media Research Support Grant for research on "Examining Ethnic Differences in Use of Online Community as a Health Information Source between Korean Americans and White Americans," The Institute for New Media Studies at the University of Minnesota, 2010.
  • Kriss Research Support Grant for research on "Examining Ethnic Differences in Use of Online Community as a Health Information Source between Korean Americans and Non-Hispanic Whites," University of Minnesota, 2010.

Publications & Presentations

Publications

  • Junga Kim and Bijie Bie (2013), "A Dangerous Neighbor: The News Frames of the Radiation Effects From the Fukushima Nuclear Accident" Risk Management, 15(3), 180-198.
  • Huh, Jisu, Denise E. DeLorme, Leonard N. Reid, and Junga Kim (in press), "Does it Matter to Korean and White Americans Where Drug Ads are Placed?: Perceptions of the Information Utility of DTC Advertising Media," Journal of Advertising Research.
  • Huh, Jisu, Denise E. DeLorme, Leonard N. Reid, and Junga Kim (2013), "Korean Americans' Prescription Drug Information Seeking and Evaluation and Use of Different Information Sources," Journal of Health Communication, 18(5), 498-526.
  • Huh, Jisu, Denise E. DeLorme, Leonard N. Reid, and Junga Kim (2013), "How Korean and White Americans Evaluate and Use Online Advertising and Non-Advertising Sources for Prescription Drug Information," Drug Information Journal, 47(1), 116-124.
  • Junga Kim, and Jisu Huh (2012), "Perception and Use of Ethnic Online Communities as a Health Information Source among Korean Immigrants in the United States," Health Communication Research, 6(1), 43-91.
  • Lee, Chunsik, Junga Kim, and Sylvia Chan-Olmsted (2011), "Branded Product Information Search on the Web: The Role of Brand Trust and Credibility of Online Information Sources," Journal of Marketing Communications, 17(5), 355-374.
  • Jang, Yongbae, Minja Kim, and Junga Kim (2004), Seoulite (people living in Seoul), and their Thoughts, Seoul: Seoul Metropolitan Government, Korea.

KimContact Information

(904) 620-2650

jkim@unf.edu