JeongJin Kim

JeongJin Kim

JeongJin Kim

Graduate Research Assistant

Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Employee well-being, contextual performance, person-situation interaction, individual differences, job attitude & affect, calling, and work meaningfulness

JeongJin Kim is a second year doctoral student in the Industrial-Organizational Psychology program, working with Dr. Reeshad S. Dalal. JeongJin received his B.A. in Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and his M.A. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology at Yonsei University.

Before finishing undergraduate, JeongJin served his military duty in the Republic of Korean Army as a Guard Post Command and Control Center Agent, mainly operating as a reconnaissance telecommunication agent during military operations in the demilitarized zone, and reporting behavioral observations of the North Korean Army to the Command and Control Center. Prior to joining Mason, he worked as a business analyst at a local consulting firm in Seoul, South Korea, and also worked at a medical company as a manager of COVID-19 testing kit production line.

JeongJin has a variety of research interests, including employee well-being (e.g., work-life issues), contextual performance, person-situation interaction, individual differences, job attitude & affect, calling, and work meaningfulness

Selected Publications

Kim, J., Park, J., Sohn, Y. W., & Lim, J. I. (2021). Perceived overqualification, boredom, and extra-role behaviors: Testing a moderated mediation model. Journal of Career Development. 48(4), 400–414.

Shin, S. M., Song Y. S., Kim, J., & Oh, J. S. (2018). The relationship between impulsiveness and smartphone addiction among adolescents: Focused on the possible application of delay discounting task. The Korean Journal of Health Psychology, 23(2), 345-363.

Courses Taught

PSYC 300: Statistics in Psychology Lab (Lab TA)


M.A. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology | Yonsei University

B.A. in Psychology | University of Wisconsin-Madison

Recent Presentations

Hecht, C. A., Kim, J., Harackiewicz, J. M. (2021, February). What’s good for you is good for me: The role of other-oriented utility value in interdependent students’ interest development. Poster accepted for presentation at the meeting for the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (virtual).

Kim, J., Lim, J. I., & Sohn, Y. W. (2019, March). Perceived overqualification, job boredom, and counterproductive work behavior: A moderating role of meaning in life. Poster presented at the International Convention of Psychological Science, Paris, France.

Kim, J., Park, S. Y., Koo, R. H., & Sohn, Y. W. (2018, May). The relations of work identity with job satisfaction and life satisfaction: A moderating role of family identity. Poster presented at the 30th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA.

Kim, J., Min, J. H., Piao, M., & Sohn, Y. W. (2018, May). The relationship between occupational self-efficacy and organizational citizenship behavior: A moderating role of perceived overqualification. Poster presented at the spring meeting for the Korean Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Cheonan, South Korea.

Shin, S. M., Song, Y. S., Kim, J., & Kim, T. J. (2017, August). The relationship between smartphone addiction and impulsiveness: Focused on delay discounting. Poster presented at the 123rd Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Hecht, C. A., Kim, J., Tibbetts, Y., & Harackiewicz, J. M. (2017, April). Finding value for the self versus close others: Implications for culturally-tailored utility-value interventions. Talk presented in the Developments in Expectancy Value Intervention Research symposium at the meeting for the American Educational Research Association, San Antonio, TX.

In the Media

Association for Psychological Science. (2019, July 10). Dedication buffers employees against boredom, study suggests.