Jae Eun Chung, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


Dr. Chung is assistant professor in the Department of Strategic, Legal & Management Communication. Her research areas are new media technologies, their psychosocial impacts, and health communication. Her work has been published in Journal of Communication, Communication Research, Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, Journal of Health Communication, and Computers in Human Behavior. She received her Ph.D. in Communication from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles and M.A. in Telecommunications from Indiana University at Bloomington.

Refereed Journal Articles

Lee, S., Chung, J. E., & Park. N. (in press). Network environments and well-being: An examination of personal network structure, social capital, and perceived social support. Health Communication.

Chung, J. E. (2016). A smoking cessation campaign on Twitter: Understanding the use of Twitter and identifying major players in a health campaign. Journal of Health Communication, 21(5), 517-526.

Park. N., Lee, S., & Chung, J. E. (2016). Uses of cellphone texting: An integration of motivations, usage patterns, and psychological outcomes. Computers in Human Behavior, 62, 712-719.

Lee, S., Chung, J. E. & Park. N. (2016). Linking cultural capital with subjective well-being and social support: The role of communication networks. Social Science Computer Review, 34(2), 172-196.

Chung, J. E. (2015). Antismoking campaign videos on YouTube and audience response: Application of social media assessment metrics. Computers in Human Behavior, 51, 114-121.

Chung, J. E. (2014). Medical dramas and viewer perception of health: Testing cultivation effects. Human Communication Research, 40(3), 333-349.

Chung, J. E. (2014). Social networking in online support groups for health: How online social networking benefits patients. Journal of Health Communication, 19(6), 639-659.

McCarroll, M. L., Armbruster, S. D., Chung, J. E., Kim, J., McKenzie, A., & von Gruenigen, V. E. (2014). Health care and social media platforms in hospitals. Health Communication, 29(9), 947-952.

Cline, R. J., Orom, H., Chung, J. E., & Hernandez, T. (2014). The role of social toxicity in responses to a slowly-evolving environmental disaster: The case of amphibole asbestos exposure in Libby, Montana, USA. American Journal of Community Psychology, 54(1-2), 12-27.

Chung, J. E. (2013). Patient-doctor discussion of online health information: Results from the 2007 Health Information National Trends survey. Journal of Health Communication, 18(6), 627-648.

Chung, J. E. (2013). Social interaction in online support groups: Preference for online social interaction over offline social interaction. Computers in Human Behavior, 29(4), 1408-1414.

Wang, H., Chung, J. E., Park, N., McLaughlin, M. L., & Fulk, J. (2012). Understanding online community participation: A Technology Acceptance perspective. Communication Research, 39(6), 781-801.

Park. N., Chung, J. E. & Lee, S. (2012). Explaining the use of text-based communication media: An examination of three theories of media use. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 15(7), 357-363.

Chung, J. E. (2011). Mapping international film trade: Network analysis of international film trade between 1996 and 2004. Journal of Communication, 61(4), 618-640.

Ratan, R. A., Chung, J. E., Shen, C., Williams, D., & Poole, S. M. (2010). Schmoozing and smiting: Trust, social institutions and communication patterns in an MMOG. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 16(1), 93-114.

Chung, J. E., Park, N., Wang, H., Fulk, J., & McLaughlin, M. L. (2010). Age differences in perceptions of online community participation among non-users: An extension of the Technology Acceptance Model. Computers in Human Behavior, 26(6), 1674-1684.

Jordan-Marsh, M. & Chung, J. E. (2010). Digital games: Consumer resource for health capital. In M. Jordan-Marsh, Health technology literacy: A transdisciplinary framework for consumer centered practice (pp. 299-350). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett. [Received American Journal of Nursing’s 2011 Book of the Year Award]

Park, N., Roman, R., Lee, S., & Chung, J. E. (2009). User acceptance of a digital library system in developing countries: An application of the Technology Acceptance Model. International Journal of Information Management, 29(3), 196-209.

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