Our Faculty

SJ Min

Associate Professor

Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Communication Studies

  • @New York City
    41 Park Row 505


Professor, Researcher, and Journalist


PhD, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2009

MA, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, 2002
International Affairs

BA, Korea University, Seoul, Korea, 1999
Literature, German

Awards and Honors

Eastern Communication Association, April 1, 2017 - Best Paper
ECA Political Communication Division, 2014 - Best Paper
Project Pericles, 2010 - Periclean Faculty Leader
ICA Journalism Studies Division, 2008 - Best Paper


Rethinking the New Technology of Journalism: How Slowing Down Will Save the News
Min, S. (2022). Rethinking the New Technology of Journalism: How Slowing Down Will Save the News.University Park, PA , USA : Penn State University Press. http://https://www.psupress.org/books/titles/978-0-271-09248-5.html

Who Believes in Conspiracy Theories? Network Diversity, Political Discussion, and Conservative Conspiracy Theories on Social Media
Min, S. (2021). American Politics Research. http://https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1532673X211013526

Keeping Up with the Technologies: Distressed Journalistic Labor in the Pursuit of “Shiny” Technologies
Min, S. & Fink, K. (2021, September). Journalism Studies.

Underneath the Filter Bubble: The Role of Weak Ties and Network Cultural Diversity in Cross-Cutting Exposure to Disagreements on Social Media
Min, S. & Wohn, D. Y. (2020). Journal of Social Media in Society. Vol 9 (Issue 1) , pages 22-38. http://https://thejsms.org/tsmri/index.php/TSMRI/article/view/447

What the Twenty-First Century Engaged Journalism can Learn from the Twentieth Century Public Journalism
Min, S. (2020). Journalism Practice. http://https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/17512786.2020.1758188

From algorithmic disengagement to algorithmic activism: Charting social media users' responses to news filtering algorithms
Min, S. (2019). Telematics & Informatics. Vol 43 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0736585319304058

Leaderless Group Decisions
Min, S. (2019, November). Oxford Research Encyclopedia in Politics. http://https://oxfordre.com/politics/view/10.1093/acrefore/9780190228637.001.0001/acrefore-9780190228637-e-976

All the News that You Don't Like: Cross-cutting Exposure and Political Participation in the Age of Social Media
Min, S. J. & Wohn, D. Y. (2018, June). Computers in Human Behavior. Vol 83 , pages 24-31.

As Democracy Goes, So Does Journalism: Evolution of Journalism in Liberal, Deliberative, and Participatory Democracy
Min, S. (2018, June). As Democracy Goes, So Does Journalism: Evolution of Journalism in Liberal, Deliberative, and Participatory Democracy.Lanham, MD , USA : Lexington Books / Rowman & Littlefield. , pages 184.

Conversation through Journalism: Searching for organizing principles of public and citizen journalism
Min, S. J. (2016, March). Journalism: Theory, Practice, and Criticism. Vol 17 (Issue 5) , pages 567-582.

Occupy Wall Street and Deliberative Decision-making
Min, S. J. (2015, March). Communication, Culture, & Critique. Vol 8 (Issue 1) , pages 73-89. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/cccr.12074/abstract

On the Westerness of Deliberation Research
Min, S. J. (2014, December). Journal of Public Deliberation. Vol 10 (Issue 2) , pages Article 5. http://www.publicdeliberation.net/jpd/vol10/iss2/art5/

Pretty Boys: Asian Masculinity in Media
Min, S. J. (2013).

Choosing the right media for mobilization: Issue advocacy groups' media choice in the competitive media environment
Min, S. J. & Kim, Y. (2012). Mass Communication & Society. Vol 15 (Issue 1) , pages 225-244. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15205436.2011.568316

Exemplifying a dispositional approach to cross-cultural spiral of silence research: Fear of social isolation and the inclination to self-censor
Matthes, J., Hayes, A., Hernando, R., Shen, F., Min, S. J. & Dylko, I. (2012). International Journal of Public Opinion Research. Vol 24 (Issue 3) , pages 287-305. http://ijpor.oxfordjournals.org/content/24/3/287.abstract

Democratic Divide
Min, S. J. (2011). Z. Yan (Eds.), Hershey, PA :IGI Global. http://www.igi-global.com/chapter/encyclopedia-cyber-behavior/64820

Discussing Conflicts through Deliberation
Min, S. J. (2011). Academic Exchange Quarterly. Vol 15 (Issue 2) , pages 158-161. http://rapidintellect.com/AEQweb/sum2011.htm

From the digital divide to the democratic divide: Internet skills, political interest, and the second-level digital divide in political Internet use
Min, S. J. (2010). Journal of Information Technology and Politics. Vol 7 (Issue 1) , pages 22-35. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/19331680903109402#.Vg6W_RNViko

Missing children in national news coverage: Racial and gender representations of missing children cases
Min, S. J. & Feaster, J. (2010). Communication Research Reports. Vol 27 (Issue 3) , pages 207-216. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/08824091003776289#.Vg6XGRNViko

Deliberation, East meets West: Exploring the cultural dimension of citizen deliberation
Min, S. J. (2009). Acta Politica. Vol 44 (Issue 4) , pages 439-458. http://www.palgrave-journals.com/ap/journal/v44/n4/abs/ap200910a.html

Online vs. face-to-face deliberation: Effects on civic engagement
Min, S. J. (2007). Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication. Vol 12 (Issue 4) , pages 1369-1387. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1083-6101.2007.00377.x/full


Wohn, D. Y., Min, S. J., Sona, P. & Brian, B. J. (2017, August 10). AEJMC Annual Conference. Ethnic network diversity and familiarity and engagement with race-related news on Facebook. Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Chicago.

Min, S. J. & Wohn, D. Y. (2017, April 1). Eastern Communication Association Annual Convention. All the news that you don't like: Cross-cutting exposure and political participation in the age of social media. Boston, MA.


Political Communication and Civic Engagement; Journalism and Media Sociology; New Media and Communication Technologies


Association for Educators in Journalism and Mass Communication

Broadcasting Education Association

International Communication Association

National Communication Association

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