Hye Min Kim is a doctoral student at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. She earned her B.A. in Mass Communication from Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea. During her undergraduate years, she spent a year studying abroad at UCLA and she also worked as a news assistant at the CNN Seoul office for a semester. She continued her studies at Yonsei University for an M.A. in Communication, and while pursuing her Master's degree, her work has been presented at several international conferences such as International Communication Association (ICA), National Communication Association (NCA), and Honors Symposium for Asian Ph.D. Students in Communication Research, some of which were awarded Top Faculty Paper and Top Three Papers. Her research area of interest is in the intersection of health communication and media psychology with an emphasis on affect and self-concept.