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Journal Articles

The SSCI impact factor was obtained from the 2022 Journal Citation Reports (Clarivate).

1. Kim, M., & Baek, T. H. (in press). Expertise and playfulness of social media influencers. Journal of Current Issues & Research in Advertising. [IF = 3.4]

2. Kim, J., Kim, M., & Baek, T. H. (2024). Enhancing user experience with a generative AI chatbot. International Journal of Human–Computer Interaction. [IF = 4.7]

3. Baek, T. H. (2023). Digital advertising in the age of generative AI. Journal of Current Issues & Research in Advertising, 44(3), 249-251 [IF = 3.4]

4. Baek, T. H. & Kim, M. (2023). Is ChatGPT scary good? How user motivations affect creepiness and trust in generative artificial intelligence. Telematics and Informatics. [IF = 8.5]

5. Kim, M. & Baek, T. H. (2023). Are virtual influencers friends or foes? Uncovering the perceived creepiness and authenticity of virtual influencers in social media marketing in the United States. International Journal of Human–Computer Interaction. [IF = 4.7]

6. Kim, Y., & Baek, T. H. (2023). Morality on the road: How moral norms impact the persuasiveness of message framing in public service advertising. Journal of Corporation and Innovation, 46(2), 151-170. [KCI IF = 1.07]


7. Baek, T. H., & Kim, M. (2023). AI robo-advisor anthropomorphism: The impact of anthropomorphic appeals and regulatory focus on investment behaviors. Journal of Business Research, 164, 114039 [IF= 11.3]

8. Choi, D., Bang, H., Yoon, S., & Baek, T. H. (2023). Message assertiveness and price discounts: Differences between hedonic and utilitarian consumption. International Journal of Advertising.

[IF = 6.7]

9. Baek, T. H., Kim, J., Yoon, S., Choi, Y. K., & Taylor, C. R. (2023). The COVID-19 threat and luxury advertising. Journal of Consumer Behaviour [IF = 4.3]

10. Kim, S., Childs, M., & Baek, T. H. (2013). Awe and guilt: The role of construal level in social media green campaigns. Journal of Consumer Behaviour, 22 (2), 314-328. [IF = 4.3]

11. Kim, M., & Baek, T. H. (2022). I’ll follow the fun: The extended investment model of social media influencers. Telematics and Informatics [IF = 8.5] [Download here]

12. Baek, T. H., Bakpayev, M., Yoon, S., & Kim, S. (2022). Smiling AI agents: How anthropomorphism and broad smiles increase charitable giving. International Journal of Advertising, 41(5), 850-867. [IF = 6.7] [Download here]

13. Baek, T. H. & Yoon, S. (2022). Pride and gratitude: Egoistic versus altruistic appeals in social media advertising.

Journal of Business Research, 142, 499-511. [IF = 11.3] [Download here

14. Bakpayev, M., Baek, T. H., Van Each, P., & Yoon, S., (2022). Programmatic creative: AI can think but it cannot feel. Australasian Marketing Journal, 30(1), 90 -95. [IF = 6.0] [Download here]

15. Baek, T. H., Kim, S., Yoon, S., Choi, Y. K., Choi, D., & Bang, H. (2022). Emojis and assertive environmental messages in social media campaigns. Internet Research. 32(3), 988-1002. [IF = 5.9] [Download here]

16. Bang, H., Choi, D., Yoon, S., Baek, T. H., & Kim, Y. (2021). Message assertiveness and price discount in prosocial advertising: Differences between Americans and Koreans. European Journal of Marketing, 55 (6), 1780-1802.[IF =  4.4] [Download here]

17. Kim, S., Yoon, S., Baek, T. H., Kim, Y., & Choi, Y. K. (2021). Temporal and social scarcities: Effects on ad evaluations. International Journal of Advertising. 40 (7), 1115-1134. [IF = 6.7] [Download here]

18. Baek, T. H., & Yoon, S. (2020). Death imagery in antipoaching advertising. Psychology & Marketing. 37(12), 1684-1695. [IF= 6.7] [Download here]

19. Lim, D., Baek, T. H., Yoon, S., & Kim, Y. (2020). Colour effects in green advertising. International Journal of Consumer Studies [IF = 9.9] [Download here]

20. Baek, T. H. & Yoon, S. (2020). Looking forward, looking back: The impact of goal progress and time urgency on consumer responses to mobile reward apps. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 54, 1-11. 

[IF = 10.4] [Download here]

21. Kim, S., Baek, T. H., & Yoon, S. (2020). The effect of 360-degree rotatable product images on purchase intention. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 55, 1-10. [IF = 10.4] [Download here]

22. Bang, H., Choi, D., Baek, T. H., Oh, S., & Kim, Y. (2019). Leveraged brand evaluations in branded entertainment: Effects of alliance exclusivity and presentation style. International Journal of Advertising, 39(4), 466-485. [IF = 6.7] [Download here]

23. Han, N. R., Baek, T. H., Yoon, S., & Kim, Y. (2019). Is that coffee mug smiling at me? How anthropomorphism impacts the effectiveness of desirability vs. feasibility appeals in sustainability advertising. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 51, 352-361 [IF = 10.4] [Download here]

24. Mayer, J. M. Baek, T. H., Mayer, A., & Peev, P. (2019). A retrospective examination of female model portrayals in male youth-targeted cigarette advertising through the lens of objectification theory. Journal of Business Diversity, 19 (4), 41-52. [Download here]

25.  Baek, T. H., Yoon, S., Kim, S., & Kim, Y. (2019). Social exclusion influences on the effectiveness of altruistic versus egoistic appeals in charitable advertising. Marketing Letters, 30 (1), 75-90 [IF = 3.6]  [Download here]

26. Yim, M. Y., Baek, T. H., & Sauer, P. (2018). I see myself in service and product consumptions: Measuring self-transformative consumption vision (SCV) evoked by static and rich media. Journal of Interactive Marketing, 44, 122-139 [IF =11.8[Download here]

27. Baek, T. H., & Yoo, C. Y. (2018). Branded app usability: Conceptualization, measurement, and prediction of consumer loyalty.

Journal of Advertising, 47 (1), 70-82. [Impact Factor = 5.7] [Download here]

28. Baek, T. H., Yoo, C. Y., & Yoon, S. (2018). Augment yourself through virtual mirror: The impact of self-viewing and narcissism on consumer responses. International Journal of Advertising, 37 (3), 421-439. [IF = 6.7] [Download here​]

29. Kim, S., & Baek, T. H. (2018). Examining the antecedents and consequences of mobile app engagement. Telematics and Informatics, 35 (1), 148-158. [IF = 8.5] [Download here]

30. Joo, S., Choi, N., & Baek, T. H. (2018). Library marketing via social media: The relationships between Facebook content and user engagement in public libraries. Online Information Review, 42 (6), 940-955 [IF = 3.1] [Download here​]

31. Baek, T. H. & Yoon, S. (2017). Guilt and shame: Environmental message framing effects. Journal of Advertising, 46(3), 440-453.

[IF = 5.7] [Download here]

32. Kim, Y., Baek, T. H., Yoon, S., Oh, S., & Choi, Y. K. (2017). Assertive environmental advertising and reactance: Differences between Koreans and Americans. Journal of Advertising, 46 (4), 550-564 [IF = 5.7] [Download here​​]

33. Baek, T. H. (2017). The value of the third-person effect in theory building. Review of Communication, 17 (2), 74-86  

[CiteScore = 1.4] [Download here]

34. Mayer, J. M. & Baek, T. H. (2017). The moderating effect of appearance self-esteem on females’ identification of and reaction to sexually-themed advertising. Journal of Business Diversity, 17 (1), 10-20. [Download here]

35. Yoon, S., Kim, Y., & Baek, T. H. (2016). Effort investment in persuasiveness: A comparative study of environmental advertising in the United States and Korea. International Journal of Advertising, 35 (1), 93-105. [IF = 6.7] [Download here]

36. Kim, S., Baek, T. H., Kim, Y-K., & Yoo, K. (2016). Factors affecting stickiness and word of mouth in mobile applications. Journal of Research in Interactive Marketing, 10 (3), 177-192. [IF = 8.2] [Download here]

37. Baek, T. H., Yoon, S., & Kim, S. (2015). When environmental messages should be assertive: Examining the moderating role of effort investment. International Journal of Advertising, 34 (1), 135-157. [IF =  6.7] [Download here​]

38. Baek, T. H., & King, K. W. (2015). When comparative valence frame affects brand extension evaluations: The moderating role of parent-extension fit. International Journal of Advertising, 34 (2), 382-401. [IF = 6.7] [Download here​​]

39. Kim, S., Lim, C. M., Baek, T. H., & Kim, Y-K. (2015). The impact of image congruence on brand attachment and loyalty: The moderating role of product type. Journal of Advertising and Promotion Research, 4 (1), 43-76. [Download here​​]

40. Baek, T. H., & Reid, L. N. (2013). The interplay of mood and regulatory focus in influencing altruistic behavior.

Psychology & Marketing, 30 (8), 635-646. [IF = 6.7] [Download here​​​]

41. Baek, T. H., Shen, L., & Reid, L. N. (2013). Effects of message framing in anti-binge drinking PSAs: The moderating role of counterfactual thinking. Journal of Health Communication, 18 (4), 442-458. [IF = 4.4][Download here​​​

42. Choi, H., Yoo, K., Baek, T. H., Reid, L. N., & Macias, W. (2013). Presence and effects of health and nutrition-related (HNR) claims with benefit-seeking and risk-avoidance appeals in female-orientated magazine food advertisements. International Journal of Advertising, 32 (4), 587-616. [IF = 6.7] [Download here​​​

43. Baek, T. H., & Morimoto, M. (2012) Stay away from me: Examining the determinants of consumer avoidance to personalized advertising. Journal of Advertising, 41 (1), 59-76. [IF = 5.7] [Download here​​​] 

44. Kim, J., Baek, T. H., & Kim, D. (2011). Quality of work and team spirit as drivers of student peer evaluation on advertising group project performance. Journal of Advertising Education, 15 (2), 14-24. [CiteScore = 0.2] [Download here​​​] 

45. Baek, T. H., & King, K. W. (2011). Exploring the consequences of brand credibility in services. Journal of Services Marketing, 25 (4), 260-272. [IF = 3.9] [Download here​​​] 

46. Baek, T. H., Kim, J., & Yu, H. (2010). The differential roles of brand credibility and brand prestige in consumer brand choice. Psychology & Marketing, 27 (7), 662-678. [IF =6.7] [Download here​​​​]    

47. Baek, T. H., Kim, J., & Martin, H. J. (2010). Dimensions of news media brand personality. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 87 (1), 119-136. [IF = 3.6] [Download here​​​​]    

48. Baek, T. H., and Mayer, J. M. (2010). Sexual imagery in cigarette advertising before and after the Master Settlement Agreement. Health Communication, 25 (8), 747-757. [IF = 3.9] [Download here​​​​​]    

49. Macias, W., Lewis, L. S., & Baek, T. H. (2010). The changing face of direct-to-consumer print advertising. Pharmaceutical Medicine, 24 (3), 165-177. [IF = 2.5] [Download here​​​​​]

50. Yu, H., Jeong, Y., Baek, T. H., & Ju, I. (2010). How many plastic surgeons’ websites contain information recommended by the ASPS advertising code of ethics? The Internet Journal of Law, Healthcare and Ethics, 6 (2). [Download here​​​​​]

51. Baek, T. H., & Yu, H. (2009). Online health promotion strategies and appeals in the United States and South Korea: A content analysis of weight-loss web sites. Asian Journal of Communication, 19 (1), 18-38. [IF = 2.6] [Download here​​​​​]

Book Chapters

 52. Yoo, C. Y., & Baek, T. H. (2017). Assessing the financial value of digital advertising: An event study approach. In Rodgers, S.    & Thorson, E. (3rd Eds.) Digital Advertising: Theory and Research. New York/London: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, 222-242. [Download here​​​​​]

 53. Yoon, S., Kim, Y., & Baek, T. H. (2017). Effort investment in persuasiveness: A comparative study of environmental advertising in      the United States and Korea. Reprinted in Yoon, S. & Oh, S. (Eds.) Social and Environmental Issues in Advertising. New York/London:      Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, 93-105.

 54. Mayer, J. M., & Baek, T. H. (2016). The efficacy of sexualized female models in young adult-male oriented cigarette advertising. In  Obal, M. W., Krey, N. & Bushardt, C. (Eds.), Let's Get Engaged! Crossing the Threshold of Marketing's Engagement Era. New York:            Springer, 753-766. [Download here​​]

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