Dr. Kim is an associate professor of Communication at Central Connecticut State University. Before coming to CCSU, she graduated with her PhD from the University of Alabama. She grew up in South Korea, where she attended Korea University in Seoul and graduated with her BAs and MA.
Her main research field is social media and strategic communication, focusing on how organizations and the public communicate in a social media environment through what messages and channels to establish and maintain relationships. Since joining CCSU, she has become more interested in cultural diversity research and practice, and is trying to think about how to incorporate cultural diversity in her research, classes, and services.
She lives a busy life as a professor, wife, mother, and member of society, but when she has free time, she likes to chat with friends over delicious food and coffee.
Social media and strategic communication
COMM 216 Introduction to Intercultural Communication
COMM 234 Introduction to Public Relations
COMM 253 Introduction to Organizational Communication
COMM 343 Communication and Social Influence
COMM 406 Case Study in Public Relations
COMM 439 Social Media Research
COMM 490 Internship
COMM 493 Seminar in Communication
COMM 495 Crisis Communication
COMM 506 Advanced Case Study in Public Relations
COMM 511 Social Media Research and Analytics
COMM 585 Advanced Crisis Communication
COMM 590 Independent Study
COMM 597 Special Project
IS 462 Topics in East Asian Studies
IS 475 The Senior Project