Refereed Journal Publications

SSCI = 40, SCI/SCIE = 6, Scopus = 11, cumulative IF = 187.937

*Corresponding author, Underline denotes student author advised by Kim

    1. Kim, K. J., & Wang, S. (forthcoming). Understanding the acceptance of the Internet of Things: An integrative theoretical approach. Aslib Journal of Information Management. [SSCI, IF = 1.903]

    2. Wang, S., & Kim, K. J.* (online first). Effects of victimization experience, gender, and empathic distress on bystanders’ intervening behavior in cyberbullying. The Social Science Journal. [SSCI, IF = 2.376]

    3. Zheng, D., Huang, L., & Kim, K. J.* (2021). How ambidextrous social networking service users balance different social capital benefits: An evidence from WeChat. Internet Research, 31(2), 479-496. [SSCI top 12%, IF = 6.773]

    4. Kang, H., & Kim, K. J. (2020). Private information disclosure on the Internet of Things: The effects of information tailoring, self-expansion, and power usage. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 64(4), 640-660. [SSCI, IF = 2.441]

    5. Kim, K. J., & Oh, J. (2020). How nostalgic animations bring tourists to theme parks: The case of Hayao Miyazaki’s works. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 45, 464-469. [SSCI top 27%, IF = 5.959]

    6. Wang, S., & Kim, K. J.* (2020). Restrictive and corrective responses to uncivil comments on news websites: The influence of presumed influence. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 64(2), 173-192. [SSCI, IF = 2.441]

    7. Wang, S., & Kim, K. J.* (2020). Consumer response to negative celebrity publicity: The effects of moral reasoning strategies and fan identification. Journal of Product & Brand Management, 29(1), 114-123. [SSCI, IF = 4.355]

    8. Kang, H., & Kim, K. J. (2020). Feeling connected to smart objects? A moderated mediation model of locus of agency, anthropomorphism, and sense of connectedness. International Journal of Human–Computer Studies, 133, 45-55. [SSCI top 23%, IF = 3.632]

    9. Dehghani, M., & Kim, K. J.* (2019). The effects of design, size, and uniqueness of smartwatches: Perspectives from current versus potential users. Behaviour & Information Technology, 38(11), 1143-1153. [SSCI, IF = 3.086]

    10. Park, E., & Kim, K. J. (2019). What drives “customer loyalty”? The role of corporate social responsibility. Sustainable Development, 27, 304-311. [SSCI top 10%, IF = 6.159]

    11. Dehghani, M., & Kim, K. J. (2019). Past and present research on wearable technologies: Bibliometric and cluster analyses of published research from 2000 to 2016. International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management, 16(1), Article No. 1950007. [Scopus]

    12. Dehghani, M., Kim, K. J.*, & Dangelico, R. M. (2018). Will smartwatches last? Factors contributing to intention to keep using smart wearable technology. Telematics and Informatics, 35(2), 480-490. [SSCI top 13%, IF = 6.182]

    13. Shim, H., & Kim, K. J.* (2018). An exploration of motivations for binge watching and the role of individual differences. Computers in Human Behavior, 82, 94-100. [SSCI top 7%, IF = 6.829]

    14. Kim, K. J., Bae, S., & Park, E. (2017). Comparative analysis of a mobile device and paper as effective survey tools. Universal Access in the Information Society, 16(4), 997-1002. [SSCI, IF = 3.078]

    15. Park, E., Kim, K. J., & Kwon, S. J. (2017). Evaluation of automobile navigation systems with multisensory information channels. Behaviour & Information Technology, 36(10), 1014-1019. [SSCI, IF = 3.086]

    16. Kim, K. J. (2017). [Review of the book Emerging media: Uses and dynamics, by X. Li]. International Journal of Communication, 11, 3597-3599. [SSCI, IF = 1.802]

    17. Kim, H., Choi, K., Kim, K. J.*, & Park, E. (2017). From owning to sharing: Understanding the emergence of car-sharing services. Program: Electronic Library and Information Systems, 51(2), 102-115. [SSCI, IF = 1.240]

    18. Han, S., Kim, K. J.*, & Kim, J. H. (2017). Understanding nomophobia: Structural equation modeling and semantic network analysis of smartphone separation anxiety. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 20(7), 419-427. [SSCI top 20%, IF = 4.157]

    19. Kim, K. J., Park, E., & Kwon, S. J. (2017). Corporate social responsibility as a determinant of consumer loyalty: An examination of ethical standard, satisfaction, and trust. Journal of Business Research, 76, 8-13. [SSCI top 18%, IF = 7.550]

    20. Kim, K. J. (2017). Shape and size matter for smartwatches: Effects of screen shape, screen size, and presentation mode in wearable communication. Journal of Computer–Mediated Communication, 22(3), 124-140. [SSCI top 13%, IF = 5.410]

    21. Kim, K. J., Shin, D., & Yoon, H. (2017). Information tailoring and framing in wearable health communication. Information Processing & Management, 53(2), 351-358. [SSCI top 12%, IF = 6.222]

    22. Park, E., Kim, K. J.*, Kwon, S. J., Na, W. S., & del Pobil, A. P. (2017). Economic feasibility of renewable electricity generation systems for the local government office: Evaluation of the Jeju Special Self-Governing Province in South Korea. Sustainability, 9(1), 82. [SSCI, IF = 3.251]

    23. Sundar, S. S., Jung, E., Waddell, T. F., & Kim, K. J. (2017). Cheery companions or serious assistants? Role and demeanor congruity as predictors of robot attraction and use intentions among senior citizens. International Journal of Human–Computer Studies, 97, 88-97. [SSCI top 23%, IF = 3.632]

    24. Kim, K. J. (2016). Round or square? How screen shape affects utilitarian and hedonic motivations for smartwatch adoption. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 19(12), 733-739. [SSCI top 20%, IF = 4.157]

    25. Park, E., Kim, K. J.*, & Kwon, S. J. (2016). Understanding the emergence of wearable devices as next-generation tools for health communication. Information Technology & People, 29(4), 527-541. [SSCI, IF = 3.879]

    26. Park, E., Kim, K. J.*, Kwon, S. J., Ohm, J. O., del Pobil, A. P., & Yoo, K. S. (2016). Determinants for the success of regional ICT ventures: A close examination of South Korea. SpringerPlus, 5(1), 1-8. [SCIE, IF = 1.130]

    27. Kim, K. J. (2016). Interacting socially with the Internet of Things (IoT): Effects of source attribution and specialization in human–IoT interaction. Journal of Computer–Mediated Communication, 21(6), 420-435. [SSCI top 13%, IF = 5.410]

    28. Park, E., Kim, K. J., & Kwon, S. J. (2016). Attitudes toward biomedical technology and products in South Korea. Health and Technology, 6(2), 111-123. [Scopus]

    29. Moon, Y., Kim, K. J., & Shin, D. (2016). Voices of the Internet of Things: An exploration of multiple voice effects in smart homes. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 9749, 270-278. [Scopus]

    30. Baek, S., Park, E., Kim, M., Kwon, S. J., Kim, K. J., Ohm, J. Y., & del Pobil, A. P. (2016). Optimal renewable power generation systems for Busan metropolitan city in South Korea. Renewable Energy, 88, 517-525. [SCI top 14%, IF = 8.001]

    31. Park, E., Kwon, S. J., & Kim, K. J. (2016). Assessing the effects of corporate sustainable management on customer satisfaction. Sustainable Development, 24(1), 41-52. [SSCI top 10%, IF = 6.159]

    32. Kim, K. J., & Sundar, S. S. (2016). Mobile persuasion: Can screen size and presentation mode make a difference to trust? Human Communication Research, 42(1), 45-70. [SSCI, IF = 3.000]

    33. Kim, K. J., Lee, J., Lee, S., & Shin, D. (2015). Can autonomous vehicles be safe and trustworthy? Effects of appearance and autonomy of unmanned driving systems. International Journal of Human–Computer Interaction, 31(10), 682-691. [SSCI top 30%, IF = 3.353]

    34. Lee, S., Kim, K. J.*, & Sundar, S. S. (2015). Customization in location-based advertising: Effects of tailoring source, locational congruity, and product involvement on ad attitudes. Computers in Human Behavior, 51, 336-343. [SSCI top 7%, IF = 6.829]

    35. Kim, K. J., Shin, D., & Park, E. (2015). Can coolness predict technology adoption? Effects of perceived coolness on user acceptance of smartphones with curved screens. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 18(9), 528-533. [SSCI top 20%, IF = 4.157]

    36. Kim, K. J. (2015). Heuristics in digital communication media: Theoretical explications and empirical observations. Quality & Quantity, 49(5), 2187-2201. [SSCI, IF = 1.072]

    37. Kim, K. J., & Shin, D. (2015). An acceptance model for smart watches: Implications for the adoption of future wearable technology. Internet Research, 25(4), 527-541. [SSCI top 12%, IF = 6.773]

    38. Kwon, S. J., Park, E., & Kim, K. J. (2014). What drives successful social networking services? A comparative analysis of user acceptance of Facebook and Twitter. The Social Science Journal, 51(4), 534-544. [SSCI, IF = 2.376]

    39. Yoo, K., Park, E., Kim, H., Ohm, J., Yang, T., Kim, K. J.*, Chang, H. J., & del Pobil, A. P. (2014). Optimized renewable and sustainable electricity generation systems for Ulleungdo Island in South Korea. Sustainability, 6(11), 7883-7893. [SSCI, IF = 3.251]

    40. Kim, K. J. (2014). Can smartphones be specialists? Effects of specialization in mobile advertising. Telematics and Informatics, 31(4), 640-647. [SSCI top 13%, IF = 6.182, Outstanding paper of the year selected by the National Research Foundation of Korea]

    41. Park, E., Kim, K. J.*, & Ohm, J. (2014). Does panel type affect haptic experience? An empirical comparison of touch screen panels for smartphones. Journal on Multimodal User Interfaces, 8(4), 429-433. [SCIE, IF = 1.769]

    42. Park, E., & Kim, K. J.* (2014). An integrated adoption model of mobile cloud services: Exploration of key determinants and extension of technology acceptance model. Telematics and Informatics, 31(3), 376-385. [SSCI top 13%, IF = 6.182]

    43. Kim, K. J., & Sundar, S. S. (2014). Does screen size matter for smartphones? Utilitarian and hedonic effects of screen size on smartphone adoption. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 17(7), 466-473. [SSCI top 20%, IF = 4.157]

    44. Park, E., & Kim, K. J. (2014). Driver acceptance of car navigation systems: Integration of locational accuracy, processing speed, and service and display quality with technology acceptance model. Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, 18(3), 503-513. [SCIE, IF = 3.006]

    45. Kim, K. J., Park, E., & Sundar, S. S. (2013). Caregiving role in human–robot interaction: A study of the mediating effects of perceived benefit and social presence. Computers in Human Behavior, 29(4), 1799-1806. [SSCI top 7%, IF = 6.829]

    46. Kim, K. J., & Sundar, S. S. (2013). Can interface features affect aggression resulting from violent video game play? An examination of realistic controller and large screen size. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 16(5), 329-334. [SSCI top 20%, IF = 4.157]

    47. Park, E., & Kim, K. J.* (2013). User acceptance of long-term evolution (LTE) services: An application of extended technology acceptance model. Program: Electronic Library and Information Systems, 47(2), 188-205. [SSCI, IF = 1.240]

    48. Park, E., Kim, K. J., & del Pobil, A. P. (2012). An examination of psychological factors affecting drivers’ perceptions and attitudes toward car navigation systems. Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, 215, 555-562. [Scopus]

    49. Kim, K. J., Park, E., & Sundar, S. S. (2012). IPS vs. AMOLED: Effects of panel type on smartphone users’ viewing and reading experience. Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, 182, 77-84. [Scopus]

    50. Kim, S., Kim, K. J.*, Sundar, S. S., & Biocca, F. (2012). Electronic cane for visually impaired persons: Empirical examination of its usability and effectiveness. Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, 182, 71-76. [Scopus]

    51. Park, E., Kim, K. J., & del Pobil, A. P. (2012). Energy efficient complete coverage path planning for vacuum cleaning robots. Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, 164, 23-31. [Scopus]

    52. Park, E., Kim, K. J., Jin, D., & del Pobil, A. P. (2012). Towards a successful mobile map service: An empirical examination of technology acceptance model. Communications in Computer and Information Science, 293, 420-428. [Scopus]

    53. Park, E., Kim, K. J., & del Pobil, A. P. (2012). The effects of multimodal feedback and gender on task performance of stylus pen users. International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems, 9. [SCIE, IF = 1.652]

    54. Park, E., Kim, K. J., & del Pobil, A. P. (2012). Facial recognition patterns of children and adults looking at robotic faces. International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems, 9. [SCIE, IF = 1.652]

    55. Park, E., Kim, K. J., & del Pobil, A. P. (2011). The effects of length of stylus pen on user satisfaction and task completion time. Journal of Communications and Information Sciences, 2(1), 54-60.

    56. Park, E., Kim, K. J., & del Pobil, A. P. (2011). The effects of a robot instructor’s positive vs. negative feedbacks on attraction and acceptance towards the robot in classroom. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 7072, 135-141. [Scopus]

    57. Park, E., Kim, K. J., & del Pobil, A. P. (2011). Do children see robots differently? A study comparing eye-movements of adults vs. children when looking at robotic faces. Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, 107, 421-427. [Scopus]

    58. Kim, K. J., & Sundar, S. S. (2011). Does panel type matter for LCD monitors? A study examining the effects of S-IPS, S-PVA, and TN panels in video gaming and movie viewing. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 6947, 281-288. [Scopus]

Refereed Conference Publications

Scopus = 14, other = 3

*Corresponding author, Underline denotes student author advised by Kim

    1. Park, G., Nan, D., Park, E., Kim, K. J., Han, J., & del Pobil, A. P. (2021). Computers as social actors? Examining how users perceive and interact with virtual influencers on social media. In Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Ubiquitous Information Management and Communication (IMCOM’21), 1-6. [Scopus]

    2. Won, Y., Kang, J., Park, E., Ko, M., Kim, K. J., & Han, J. (2019). Effects of initial comments on successful online conversation. In Proceedings of HCI Korea 2019, 611-614.

    3. Park, E., Han, J., Kim, K. J., Cho, Y., & del Pobil, A. P. (2018). Effects of screen size in mobile learning over time. In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Ubiquitous Information Management and Communication (IMCOM’18), Article No. 16. [Scopus]

    4. Park, E., Han, J., Kim, K. J., Cho, Y., & del Pobil, A. P. (2018). Student acceptance model of educational games in university class. In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Ubiquitous Information Management and Communication (IMCOM’18), Article No. 18. [Scopus]

    5. Kim, S., Hong, Y., Kim, K. J.*, & Shin, D. (2016). Effects of body movements in using virtual reality headset. In Proceedings of HCI Korea 2016, 587-590.

    6. Cho, H., Park, S., Jeong, S., Kim, K. J.*, Shin, D., & Kim, H. (2015). User identity in the Internet of Things: Effects of self-extension and message framing on object attachment. In Proceedings of the 2015 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing: Adjunct Publication (UbiComp’15 Adjunct), 137-140. [Scopus]

    7. Cho, H., Yoon, H., Kim, K. J.*, & Shin, D. (2015). Wearable health information: Effects of comparative feedback and presentation mode. In Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI’15), 2073-2078. [Scopus]

    8. Kim, K. J., Kim, S., Park, E., Sundar, S. S., & del Pobil, A. P. (2012). The more the better? Effects of ad exposure frequency on online consumers with varying product knowledge. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Information Science and Digital Content Technology (ICIDT’12), 92-96. [Scopus]

    9. Kim, K. J., Park, E., Sundar, S. S., & del Pobil, A. P. (2012). The effects of immersive tendency and need to belong on human–robot interaction. In Proceedings of the 7th ACM/IEEE International Conference on HumanRobot Interaction (HRI’12), 207-208. [Scopus]

    10. Park, E., Kim, K. J., Sundar, S. S., & del Pobil, A. P. (2012). Online gaming with robots vs. computers as allies vs. opponents. In Proceedings of the 7th ACM/IEEE International Conference on HumanRobot Interaction (HRI’12), 205-206. [Scopus]

    11. Park, E., Kim, K. J., Kwak, S. S., & del Pobil, A. P. (2011). Robot as teammate vs. opponent in video gaming. In Proceedings of the 11th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids’11), 47-52. [Scopus]

    12. Park, E., Kim, K. J., & del Pobil, A. P. (2011). Does length matter? A study examining how length of stylus pen helps effective electronic documentation. In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Interaction Sciences (ICIS’11), 185-188. [Scopus]

    13. Park, E., Kim, K. J., & del Pobil, A. P. (2011). Is teaching-robot possible? Practical study for teaching-robot. In Proceedings of the 16th IASTED International Conference on Robotics and Applications (IASTED-RA’11), 132-137.

    14. Park, E., & Kim, K. J. (2011). The effects of mobility on handheld device in text reading. In Proceedings of the 13th IASTED International Conference on Control and Applications (IASTED-CA’11), 287-291. [Scopus]

    15. Park, E., Kim, K. J., & del Pobil, A. P. (2011). The effects of robot’s body gesture and gender in human–robot interaction. In Proceedings of the 6th IASTED International Conference on HumanComputer Interaction (IASTED-HCI’11), 91-96. [Scopus]

    16. Kim, K. J., Sundar, S. S., & Park, E. (2011). The effects of screen-size and communication modality on psychology of mobile device users. In Proceedings of the 29th International Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI’11), 1207-1212. [Scopus]

    17. Kim, K. J., Biocca, F., & Jeong, E. J. (2011). The effects of realistic controller and real-life exposure to gun on psychology of violent video game players. In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Ubiquitous Information Management and Communication (ICUIMC’11), Article No. 49. [Scopus]

Refereed Conference Presentations

*Corresponding author, Underline denotes student author advised by Kim


    1. Wang, S., & Kim, K. J.* (2020, May). The influence of presumed influence on user responses to online incivility. Paper presented at the 70th Annual International Communication Association Conference (ICA’20), Gold Coast, Australia.

    2. Wang, S., & Kim, K. J.* (2019, May). How do bystanders cope with cyberbullying? An examination of factors promoting bystanders’ intervening behaviors. Paper presented at the 69th Annual International Communication Association Conference (ICA’19), Washington, D.C.

    3. Wang, S., & Kim, K. J.* (2019, May). How consumers process celebrity transgressions: From a moral reasoning perspective. Paper presented at the 69th Annual International Communication Association Conference (ICA’19), Washington, D.C.

    4. Kang, H., & Kim, K. J. (2018, August). Effects of user versus object agency in interaction with smart objects: A moderated mediation model of anthropomorphism and perceived connectedness. Paper presented at the 101st Annual Conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC’18), Washington, D.C.

    5. Jung, E., Waddell, T. F., Kim, K. J., & Sundar, S. S. (2014, May). Cheery companions or serious assistants? Role and demeanor congruity as predictors of robot attraction and use intentions among senior citizens. Paper presented at the 64th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA’14), Seattle, WA.

    6. Kim, K. J., Park, E., Sundar, S. S., & del Pobil, A. P. (2012, March). Who’s taking care of whom? Effects of role reversal on humanrobot relationship. Paper presented at the 7th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human–Robot Interaction (HRI’12), Boston, MA.

    7. Park, E., Kim, K. J., & del Pobil, A. P. (2011, November). The effects of age difference on eye-fixation on human vs. robotic faces. Paper presented at the 3rd International Conference on Social Robotics (ICSR’11), Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

    8. Park, E., Kim, K. J., & del Pobil, A. P. (2011, November). Who shall be my friend? Robot or human? Paper presented at the 3rd International Conference on Social Robotics (ICSR’11), Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

    9. Kim, K. J., & Sundar, S. S. (2011, August). The effects of LCD panel type on psychology of video game players and movie viewers. Paper presented at the 94th Annual Conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC’11), St. Louis, MO.