JeongJin Kim

JeongJin Kim

JeongJin Kim

Graduate Research Assistant

Person-situation interface, job performance, personality and individual differences, boredom, and calling

JeongJin Kim is a third year doctoral student in the Industrial-Organizational Psychology program, working with Dr. Reeshad S. Dalal. JeongJin received his B.A. in Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and his M.A. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology at Yonsei University.

Prior to joining Mason, JeongJin served his military duty in the Republic of Korean Army as a Guard Post Command and Control Center Agent, mainly operating as a reconnaissance telecommunication agent during military operations in the demilitarized zone, and reporting behavioral observations of the North Korean Army to the Command and Control Center. He later worked as a business analyst at a local consulting firm in Seoul, South Korea, and also has an experience working at a medical company as a manager for COVID-19 testing kit production line.

JeongJin has a variety of research interests, including person-situation interface, job performance, personality and individual differences, boredom at work, calling, etc.

Selected Publications

Kim, J., Park, J., Sohn, Y. W., & Lim, J. I. (2019). Perceived overqualification, boredom, and extra-role behaviors: Testing a moderated mediation model. Journal of Career Development. 48(4), 400–414. https://doi.org/10.1177/0894845319853879

Shin, S. M., Song Y. S., Kim, J., & Oh, J. S. (2018). The relationship between impulsiveness and smartphone addiction among adolescents: Focused on the possible application of delay discounting task. The Korean Journal of Health Psychology, 23(2), 345-363.

Courses Taught

PSYC 300: Statistics in Psychology Lab (Lab TA)

Education

M.A. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology | George Mason University (2022)

M.A. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology | Yonsei University (2019)

B.A. in Psychology | University of Wisconsin-Madison (2016)

Recent Presentations

Ponce, L. P., Aitken, J. A., Kim, J., Kim, H., Farrar, S., & Kaplan, S. A. (2022, August). Who will make the cut? Comparing scale shortening techniques. Poster to be presented at the 128th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Minneapolis, MN.

Aitken, J. A., Baines, J. I., Kim, J., Zhu, Z., Hassani, J., Kaplan, S. A., Dalal, R. S., Gibson, J. L., & Merlo, K. L. (2022, May). Just-in-time adaptive interventions for cognitive reappraisal: Improvements in workplace affect. Poster to be presented at the Annual Convention for the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.

Baines, J. I., Aitken, J. A., Kim, J., Hassani, J., Zhu, Z., Kaplan, S. A., & Dalal, R. S. (2022, May). The relationship between telework and counterproductive work behavior. Poster to be presented at the Annual Convention for the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.

Hecht, C. A., Kim, J., Harackiewicz, J. M. (2021, February). What’s good for you is good for me: The role of other-oriented utility value in interdependent students’ interest development. Poster accepted for presentation at the meeting for the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (virtual).

Kim, J., Lim, J. I., & Sohn, Y. W. (2019, March). Perceived overqualification, job boredom, and counterproductive work behavior: A moderating role of meaning in life. Poster presented at the International Convention of Psychological Science, Paris, France.

Kim, J., Park, S. Y., Koo, R. H., & Sohn, Y. W. (2018, May). The relations of work identity with job satisfaction and life satisfaction: A moderating role of family identity. Poster presented at the 30th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA.

Kim, J., Min, J. H., Piao, M., & Sohn, Y. W. (2018, May). The relationship between occupational self-efficacy and organizational citizenship behavior: A moderating role of perceived overqualification. Poster presented at the spring meeting for the Korean Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Cheonan, South Korea.

Shin, S. M., Song, Y. S., Kim, J., & Kim, T. J. (2017, August). The relationship between smartphone addiction and impulsiveness: Focused on delay discounting. Poster presented at the 123rd Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Hecht, C. A., Kim, J., Tibbetts, Y., & Harackiewicz, J. M. (2017, April). Finding value for the self versus close others: Implications for culturally-tailored utility-value interventions. Talk presented in the Developments in Expectancy Value Intervention Research symposium at the meeting for the American Educational Research Association, San Antonio, TX.

In the Media

Association for Psychological Science. (2019, July 10). Dedication buffers employees against boredom, study suggests. https://www.psychologicalscience.org/news/minds-business/dedication-buffers-employees-against-boredom-study-suggests.html?utm_source=APS+Emails&utm_campaign=762210dd83-PSU_071919&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_d2c7283f04-762210dd83-62631799