Faculty and Staff

Jungyun Won

Professor • Department of Communication

Professional Interests

Public Relations

Languages (other than English)



PhD Mass Communication, University of Florida Gainesville, FL

MA Mass Communication, University of Florida Gainesville, FL

MA Communication and Information, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies Seoul, South Korea

BA Advertising and Public Relations, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul, South Korea Bachelor of Political Science College of Social Sciences, Dept. of Advertising and Public Relations Seoul, South Korea


Public Relations, Strategic Communication, Digital and Social Media, Social Network Communication

Representative Publications

The role of psychological proximity and social ties influence in promoting a social media recycling campaign; , Environmental Communication; Volume 14, 2020

Predicting public interest issue campaign participation on social media; , Journal of Public Interest Communications; 2018

Psychological proximity as a predictor of participation intentions in an online social issue campaign; Computers in Human Behavior; Volume 85, 2018

Representative Presentations

Beyond Finding Social Media Influencers: Predicting Publics’ Responses in the Context of Crisis caused by Influencers
23rd International Public Relations Research Conference
Orlando, FL 2020

Awards and Honors

The Gene Burd Award (1st place)
Communication Technology Division (CTEC), Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC)

Top Faculty Paper Award
Public Relations Society of America Educators Academy (PRSA)

Notable Courses Taught

Public Relations (COMM3480)
Research Methods in Applied Communications(COMM24190)
Public Speaking (COMM 2630)

203 Hamilton Hall

Mondays & Thursdays (4:40 pm – 5:40 pm) Wednesdays (1:40 pm – 2:40 pm) or by pre-scheduled appointment