Recent Work

Currently Under Review (Full Manuscript Available Upon Request)
• Accuracy of a Large Language Model in Differentiating Pro- and Anti-Vaccination Sentiments on Social Media: An HPV Vaccination Study. With Kwanho Kim and Wonjeong Jo
• Difficulties in Connecting with African American Populations Amidst a Public Health Emergency: Examining the Impact of Government Messaging, Conversations Around COVID-19, and Emotional Appeals on Social Media Platforms. With Sanghwa Oh
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kim, S., Lee, J., & Oh, P., (2024), Questioning Artificial Intelligence: How Racial Identity Shapes the Perceptions of Algorithmic Bias. International Journal of Communication, 18.
Kim, S., Oh, P., & Lee, J. (2024), Algorithmic Gender Bias: Investigating Perceptions of Discrimination in Automated Decision-Making. Behaviour & Information Technology.
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.
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.

Updated in January 2023