Hyeongmin Christian Kim joined the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School in 2008 as a founding member. He is an Associate Professor in the research track. His research interests include economic mobility, self-control, and materialism.
- PhD, Marketing, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
- MBA, Graduate School of Business, Columbia University
- BBA, Business Administration, Seoul National University
- Sunyee Yoon & H. Christian Kim (2018), “Feeling Economically Stuck: The Effect of Perceived Economic Mobility and Socioeconomic Status on Variety Seeking, Journal of Consumer Research, 44 (February), 1141-56.
- Sunyee Yoon & H. Christian Kim (2016), “Keeping the American Dream Alive: The Interactive Effect of Perceived Economic Mobility and Materialism on Impulsive Spending, Journal of Marketing Research, 53 (October), 759-72.
- Kim, H. Christian & Thomas Kramer (2015), “Do Materialists Want to Be the Masters of Brand? The Interactive Effect of Brand Anthropomorphism and Materialism, Journal of Consumer Research, 42 (August), 284–99.
- Kim, H. Christian, Katina Kulow & Thomas Kramer (2014), “The Interactive Effect of Beliefs in Malleable Fate and Fateful Predictions on Choice,” Journal of Consumer Research, 41 (April), 1139–48.
- Kachersky, Luke, Sankar Sen, H. Christian Kim & Marina Carnevale (2014), “Buyer Beware of Your Shadow: How Price Moderates the Effect of Incidental Similarity on Buyer Behavior,” Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 44, 643–49.
- Kim, H. Christian (2013), “Situational Materialism: How Entering Lotteries May Undermine Self-Control,” Journal of Consumer Research, 40 (December), 756–72.
- Kim, H. Christian (2013), “How Variety-Seeking versus Inertial Tendency Influences the Effectiveness of Immediate versus Delayed Promotions,” Journal of Marketing Research, 50 (June), 416–26.
- Marketing Management
Honors and distinctions
- Marketing Science Institute Research Award #4000350, 2017
- Carey Business School Black and Decker Research Grant, 2017
- Carey Business School Behavioral Research Grant, 2016, 2017
- Association for Consumer Research Doctoral Symposium Faculty Fellow, 2015, 2016
- Marketing Science Institute Research Award #4-1913, 2015
- Marketing Science Institute Research Award #4-1938, 2015
- Marketing Science Institute Young Scholar, 2015
- “MSI distinguishes rising stars whose novel research already hints at their game-changing potential.”
- Emerald Citation of Excellence Award, 2013
- Awarded for co-authoring one of the top 3 most cited business journal articles published in 2009
- 5th Baruch College Faculty Research Recognition Award, 2007
- Eugene M. Lange Faculty Research Award, 2006
- PSC-CUNY 36 Research Award, 2006
- PSC-CUNY 35 Research Award, 2005
- The Franco Nicosia Best Competitive Paper Award, Association for Consumer Research, Orlando, FL, 2005