Faculty profile

Taejin Jung

Director, RISE


4 Lanigan Hall

Office hours

MWF 9-10 am

Fall  2022 Schedule:

  • PRL 317 800 Public Relations Research MWF 10:20 - 11:15 am Mahar 314
  • PRL 416 800 Capstone in Public Relations MWF 11:30 am - 12:25pm Mahar 314
  • PRL 416 ON1 Capstone in Public Relations ONLINE

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., Huang, J., Eagan, L, & Oldenburg, D. (2019). Influence of school-based nutrition education program on healthy eating literacy and healthy food choice among primary school children. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, 57(2), 67-81.
  • Jung, T. & Brann, M. (2014). Analyzing the Extended Parallel Process Model and Health Belief Model Constructs in Texting While Driving: News Coverage in Leading U.S. News Media Outlets. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, 52(4), 210~211.
  • 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