Recent Work

Currently Under Review (Full Manuscript Available Upon Request)
Analyzing ChatGPT’s Competence in Mimicking Human Expertise for Sentiment Analysis: Evaluating Public Conversations on Social Media Regarding Heated Tobacco Products, With Kwanho Kim
Understanding How Individual Traits Influence Views on Algorithmic Discrimination, Authored independently.
The Influence of Political Cues and News Literacy on the Perception of News Bias, With Jieun Shin and Seth Lewis.
Influencing Factors and Role of an Efficient Physical Activity Program for African American Men with HIV. With Terri-Ann Kelly, Larry Icard, Loretta Jemmott, and John Jemmott
Differentiating Information Bait from Rage Bait: A Study of Clickbait News Headlines in Social Media, With Jieun Shin and Chris DeFelice.
Analyzing Engagement with COVID-19 Relief Programs among Underserved Communities, With Jihye Lee.


Recent Publications since January 2023
Kim, S., Jemmott, L., Icard, L., Teitelman, A., Kelly, T., O’Leary, A., Ngwane, Z., Bellamy, S., & Jemmott, J. (2023). Long-term mediation of a sexual risk-reduction intervention for South African adolescents. Health Psychology: Official Journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association, 42(11), 810–821. https://doi.org/10.1037/hea0001325
Kim, S. & Kim, J. (2023). The Information Ecosystem of Conspiracy Theory: Examining the QAnon Narrative on Facebook. Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction, 7(CSCW1), 1–24. https://doi.org/10.1145/3579626
Kelly, T., Jemmott, L., Kim, S., Icard, L., & Jemmott, J. (2023). Prospective Predictors of Blood Pressure Among African American Men Living with HIV. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, 10(1), 168-175. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40615-021-01207-0
Kim, S., Lee, J., & Oh, P., (2024), Questioning Artificial Intelligence: How Racial Identity Shapes the Perceptions of Algorithmic Bias. International Journal of Communication, 18. https://w.ijoc.org/index.php/ijoc/article/view/20814
Kim, S., Oh, P., & Lee, J. (2024), Algorithmic Gender Bias: Investigating Perceptions of Discrimination in Automated Decision-Making. Behaviour & Information Technology. https://doi.org/10.1080/0144929X.2024.2306484
Kim, S., Kim, K., & Xue, H. (2024), Fingerprints of Conspiracy Theories: Identifying Signature Information Sources of a Misleading Narrative and Their Roles in Shaping Message Content and Dissemination. Journal of Online Trust & Safety. https://doi.org/10.54501/jots.v2i2.152
Shin, J., Lewis, S., Kim, S., & Thorson, K., (2024) Does High-Quality News Attract Engagement on Social Media? Mediatization, Media Logic, and the Contrasting Values That Shape News Sharing, Liking, and Commenting on Facebook. New Media and Society. https://doi.org/10.1177/146144482412288
Kim, S., Kim, K., & Jo, W., (2024) Accuracy of a Large Language Model in Distinguishing Anti- And Pro-vaccination Messages on Social Media: The Case of Human Papillomavirus Vaccination. Preventive Medicine Reports.
Kim, S. & Oh, S., (2024) The Challenges of Engaging African American Communities During a Public Health Crisis: The Role of Government Information, COVID-19 Discourse, and Emotional Content on Social Media, International Journal of Strategic Communication.

Updated in March 2024