You Jin (YJ) Kim

Assistant Professor

  • Human Resource Management
Office: Alter Hall 348
Phone: 215.204.7038
Email: ykim@temple.edu

Dr. You Jin (YJ) Kim joins the Fox School on a Tenure-Track appointment from California State University-Dominguez Hills, where she served as an Assistant Professor in the Human Resource Management department.

Dr. Kim’s research interests lie in the area of social exchange relationships, proactivity and work behavior. Her research aims to provide a more complete understanding of when and why social exchange relationships and proactivity contribute to individual and organizational effectiveness in various contexts (e.g., organizational supportive climate). She has written many articles, exploring leadership, citizenship behavior, motivation and justice. She has also published two book chapters.

She obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology and business administration from Yousei University in South Korea. In the U.S., she obtained a Ph.D. in organizational behavior and human resource management from Michigan State University.