Hyejin Bang, PhD

Assistant Professor
Primary office:
Stauffer-Flint Hall
Room 205D
University of Kansas
1434 Jayhawk Blvd.
Lawrence, KS 66045-7515


Hyejin Bang is an assistant professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Kansas. Her research examines how digital technologies influence the way people perceive, process, and evaluate branded messages. Also, her research investigates the effect of discrete emotions (e.g., sadness, fear, awe, relief) on persuasion. She has published articles in various journals, including Journal of Business Research,Computers in Human BehaviorJournal of Current issues and Research in Advertising, and Behaviour & Information Technology. She is an active member of the American Academy of Advertising.


Ph.D., Mass Communication, The University of Georgia

M.A., Advertising, The University of Texas at Austin

B.A., Mass Communication, Kookmin University, Korea

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