YoungJu Shin

Portrait of Dr. YoungJu Shin

YoungJu Shin

Chauncey M. Depew Endowed Associate Professor



Email: YoungJu Shin
600 21st Street, NW Washington DC 20052

Dr. Shin has been dedicated to extending the scope of health communication and prevention intervention with the focus of culture. Her research intersects with four main areas: 1) substance use and other risky behavior prevention, 2) implementation quality and effect of prevention interventions, 3) media effect and narrative persuasion, and 4) immigrant health and communication. Her research appears on top-tier communication and public health journals, including American Journal of Community Psychology, Computers in Human Behavior, Communication Monographs, Health Communication, Health Education Research, Journal of Adolescence, Journal of Applied Communication Research, Journal of Health Communication, Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, Journal of International and Intercultural Communication, Journal of Language and Social Psychology, Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, and Prevention Science

  • Health Communication
  • Immigrant Health
  • Intercultural Communication

Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University
M.A., Ball State University
B.A., Yeungnam University

COMM 3190/6173: Media & Health Communication Campaigns

COMM 3190/6178: Health Communication and Culture