Faculty profile

Taejin Jung

Director, RISE


4 Lanigan Hall

Office hours

Mon/Wed/Fri  8:30-10:00 a.m. 

Fall 2019 Schedule:

  • COM 416 800 Capstone in Public Relations- MWF 10:20-11:15am - Mahar 217
  • COM 316 800 Survery Of Health Communication -MWF 11:30-12:25pm -Mahar 217

Dr. Taejin Jung conducts research in health communication, public relations and social media effects. He has managed and consulted on a number of health communication campaigns and projects focused primarily on obese/overweight and smoking preventions. He has taught courses in health communication, crisis & risk communication and public relations at the SUNY Oswego since 2006. He has published many scholarly articles at peer reviewed journals like Journal of American College Health, Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, Public Relations Review, International Journal of Strategic Communication. Since 2012, he has worked with local health communities to promote public health causes through the projects of Health Highway and Smoke Free for My Baby & Me.


  • Health Communication Social Marketing, and Internet


  • Jung, T. & Pompper, D. (2014) Assessing instrumentality of mission statements and social-financial performance links: Corporate social responsibility as context. International Journal of Strategic Communication. 8 (2), 79-99.
  • Pompper, D. & Jung, T. (2013). "Outnumbered Yet Still on Top, But for How Long?" Theorizing about Male Public Relations Practitioners Working in a Female-Concentrated  Communication Subfield. Public Relations Review, 39, 497-506. 
  • Jung, T., Shim, W., Mantaro, H. (2010). Psychological reactance and effects of social norms messages among binge drinking college students. Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, Dec, 7~18.
  • Jung, T. & Heald, G. (2009). The effects of discriminate message interventions on behavioral intentions to do physical activities. Journal of American College Health, 57(5), 527-535.
  • Jung, T., Youn, H., & McClung, S. (2007). Motivations and Self-Presentation Strategies on Korean based 'Cyworld' Weblog Format Personal Home Pages. Cyberpsychology & Behavior, 10 (1), 24-31


Ph. D., Department of Communication, Florida State University
M.A., Department of Communication, Sogang University, Korea
B.A., Department of Communication, Kyungpook National University, Korea

Classes taught

Spring 2017 Schedule:

  • COM 215 800 Survey of Health Communication - TR 9:35-10:55am - Marano 211
  • COM 416 HY1 Capstone in Public Relations - MW 10:20-11:15am - Lanigan 106A
  • COM 416 HY2 Capstone in Public Relations - MW 11:30am-12:25pm - Lanigan 106A