Soo Yun Kim

Soo Yun Kim is a ​Ph.D. candidate in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication ​at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her research focuses on the interplay between media representations, communication activities, and civic engagement in science and environment​al issues​.

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Particularly, Soo Yun Kim is interested in what motivates people to build strong attitudes and take further actions in science and environmental issues. Also, she is interested in how people seek and share information with new communication technology and their collective action in current media environment.

Her teaching experience beyond in J-school including the Department of History of Science and the Robert F. and Jean E. Holtz Center for Science & Technology Studies puts her in a unique position to understand the intersection of society, politics, and culture in science communication.

Prior to her study in J-school, she received her B.S. in Management ​(​concentration​ in ​Marketing and minor​ in​ Communication​)​ at Purdue University and M.A. in Journalism at University of South Carolina.