Dr. Jooyoung Kim
Dr. Kim teaches advertising core courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. His research focuses on the interaction between advertising and branding in various consumer contexts. He is also the Executive Director of Grady Business and Public Communication Fellows Program, an international professional development program for communication practitioners and scholars, in cooperation with James M. Cox Jr. Center for International Mass Communication Training and Research.
Ph.D., Mass Communication (Advertising), University of Florida
M.A., Integrated Marketing Communications, University of Colorado at Boulder
B.S., Economics, Hongik University, Seoul, South Korea
Research Interests and Activities
Dr. Kim’s research seeks to advance the knowledge of how advertising interacts with branding through scientific inquiries on the structural relationships among them and their effects on consumer memory and responses, as well as the development of measurement constructs and methods related to advertising and branding. Dr. Kim’s research activities include many publications in leading academic journals such as Journal of Advertising, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Advertising Research, International Journal of Advertising, Psychology & Marketing, Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, among others, in addition to numerous refereed presentations and invited speeches at academic conferences and business venues. He is currently an Associate Editor of International Journal of Advertising and the Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Interactive Advertising. He was elected secretary of the 2021-2022 American Academy of Advertising Board of Directors.
Jooyoung Kim, “Advertising and the Metaverse as a New Experiential Media Platform,” The Korean Advertising & PR Practitioners Society, Kunsan National University, South Korea, May 20-21, 2022Read More
Jooyoung Kim, “Into the metaverse: state of art and research agenda,” EUPRERA Webinar, European Public Relations Education and Research Association, June 3, 2022Read More
Dwivedi, Y., et al. including Jooyoung Kim, Metaverse beyond the hype: Multidisciplinary perspectives on emerging challenges, opportunities, and agenda for research, practice and policy, International Journal of Information Management, 66(2022), […]Read More
Sun Joo (Grace) Ahn, Jooyoung Kim & Jaemin Kim (Grady PhD student) (in press). “The bifold triadic relationships framework: A theoretical primer for advertising research in the metaverse.” Journal of Advertising, 50th […]Read More
Jihoon Kim (Grady PhD alum), Sun Joo (Grace) Ahn, and Jooyoung Kim. “Virtual Reality Experience in Tourism Advertising: Roles of Immersion and Advertising Engagement.” Presented at the American Academy of Advertising (AAA) Annual Conference, […]Read More
Kate Fortmueller (2022). “Pandemic Soundstage: Policy and Reality in Hollywood’s Return to Work” Essential: Global Film and Television Production During the Pandemic. April 9-11. Tulane University. New Orleans, LA. https://express.adobe.com/page/ZPOFOt9Mwpd9x/ Abstract: […]Read More
Jooyoung Kim (June 3). Into the Metaverse: State of Art and Research Agenda. This webinar is organized and hosted by EUPRERA (European Public Relations Education and Research Association). https://euprera.org/what-we-do/webinars/Read More
Kwon, Eun Sook (Grady PhD alum) and Jooyoung Kim, “Exploring Brand Humanization on SNSs: Brand personality and its influence on brand partner quality, brand attitude and consumer behavioral engagement,” International Journal of […]Read More
Jooyoung Kim has been reappointed for another term by American Academy of Advertising as the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Interactive Advertising.Read More
Jooyoung Kim was invited to be a Faculty Fellow at the UGA Institute for Artificial Intelligence. The Institute’s faculty come from several departments and academic units at UGA, including Computer Science, Philosophy, Psychology, Linguistics, and Engineering.Read More
Abstract: The primary purpose of the current study is to examine how the presence of two digital ad features—an ad skip option and ad time display, representing behavioral and cognitive […]Read More
Lee, Joomi (Grady postdoctoral research associate), Ahn, Sun Joo (Grace), Wu, D., Lin, J.-H., & Kim, Jooyoung. (2021). A second chance to protect yourself and others: The impact of interactivity and efficacy messages […]Read More
ABSTRACT: Though the commercial break (CB) is a common advertising strategy, the neural processing that CBs evoke and effective CB positioning remain unclear. We investigated the effects of CB interruption, […]Read More
Eun Sook Kwon (Grady PhD Alum)and Jooyoung Kim (Forthcoming). Exploring Brand Humanization on SNSs: Brand Personality and Its Influence on Brand Partner Quality, Brand Attitude, and Consumer Behavioral Engagement. International […]Read More
Jooyoung Kim, Hyejin Bang (Grady PhD Alum), and William Keith Campbell (Forthcoming). Brand Awe: A Key Concept for Understanding Consumer Response to Luxury and Premium Brands. Journal of Social Psychology. […]Read More
Abstract: This study examined the effects of the use of directional cues in immersive journalism on information recall, attitudes towards a news story, narrative transportation, presence, and message credibility by […]Read More
Abstract: Recognizing that fast-food brands are increasingly interested in featuring health and wellness values in their marketing, this study investigated the effect of perceived brand-health issue fit on consumer responses […]Read More
Abstract: This study explores the effects of ad-task relevance and ad salience on ad avoidance. Through structural equation modeling (N = 555), significant effects of ad-task relevance and ad salience […]Read More
Abstract: Used during sport games to guard against incorrect calls by referees, instant replay review has provided sponsoring brands an additional advertising opportunity. Although instant replay video (IRV) encourages sport […]Read More
Abstract: Despite high interest in native advertising, the definition and effectiveness of native advertising remain subjects of debate. To address this problem, we explored the nature of perceived advertising nativeness […]Read More
Dr. Kim’s primary teaching areas are advertising and communication management, advertising campaigns, global advertising, advertising research, quantitative research methods, and data mining and analytics.
Dr. Kim has a wide array of experiences in advertising, communication, and business in both professional and academic settings. He is a member of various learned societies, including American Academy of Advertising (AAA), in which he has been involved and served in various capacities since 2002. He is also a frequent speaker and consultant for global firms, especially in South Korea, on topics related to advertising and branding. He was the visiting professor of digital media at Saatchi & Saatchi in New York City in 2016 through AEF (Advertising Educational Foundation). Before entering academia, he worked at Shinwon Corporation in South Korea as a full-time employee in accounting and finance.
Awards and Fellowships
Dr. Kim has received recognitions from several journals and academic communities, including Korea Advertising Society (2018, Best Research Award), Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly (2017, Top-read paper), International Journal of Advertising (2015, Best Article), American Academy of Advertising conference (2006, Best Conference Paper) and dissertation competition award (2003), and Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication conference (2001, Top Paper in Advertising Division). Many student teams taught by Dr. Kim in his Advertising or IMC Campaigns course have won national awards and prizes seventeen times, including three Gold Awards (1st place) from Marketing EDGE’s Collegiate ECHO (2019, 2014, 2009) and the US-Canada Champion from InterAd competition (2002) sponsored by International Advertising Association.