Communication Faculty

Full-Time Faculty

Part-Time Faculty


Dr. Jin K. Kim

Dr. Jin K. KimProfessor of Communication Studies

Professor Kim joined the SUNY Plattsburgh faculty in 1985 after teaching at the University of Illinois at Chicago for seven years. His publications appeared in various journals, for example, Communication Monographs, The International Journal of Intercultural Relations, Asian Thought & Society — and books, for example, Distant Mirrors, The Great Debates: Carter vs. Ford, 1976. Professor Kim has been the department chair since 1996.


  • Ph.D., University of Iowa (1978)
  • M.S., Syracuse University
  • B.A., Sogang Jesuit University

Teaching & Research Areas

  • Social impact of media
  • Media law
  • Criticism of news media
  • Mass communication theory
  • Intercultural communication
  • Media portrayals of international conflicts
  • Korean War-era psychological warfare

Contact Jin Kim

Office: Yokum 110
Phone: (518) 564-4288