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SJ Min

Associate Professor

Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Communication Studies

  • @New York City
    41 Park Row 505


Professor, Researcher, Journalist, and Documentary Filmmaker


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


Min, S. . & Wohn, D. Y. (2020). Underneath the Filter Bubble: The Role of Weak Ties and Network Cultural Diversity in Cross-Cutting Exposure to Disagreements on Social Media. Journal of Social Media in Society. Vol 9 (Issue 1) , pages 22-38.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Min, S. J. (2007). Online vs. face-to-face deliberation: Effects on civic engagement. 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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