Moon J. Lee, Ph.D.
Associate Professor - Department of Public Relations
Ph.D., Mass Communication/Public Relations, University of Florida, 2001
Lee, M. J. & Cho, H. (Accepted for Publication: Journal of Public Affairs) Uses of social media in government agencies: Content analyses of public relations strategies and message tactics via social media: Comparison between South Korea and the United States of America in 2011 and 2014.
Lee, M. J. (in press). Chapter 10: The Sinking of a Ferry, Sinking of Public Confidence: South Korea’s Mismanaged Ferry Sinking Crisis: A comparative analysis of government crisis management cases. In Drzewiecka, Z. & Nakayama T. (Eds), Global Dialectics in Culture and Communication: Case Studies. New York, USA: Peter Lang.
Lee, M. J. (available online on July 14, 2017). College students’ responses to emotional anti-alcohol abuse ads: Should we scare or amuse them? Health Promotion Practice. Doi:10.1177/1524839917711639
Lee, M. J. & Cho, J.* (2017). Promoting HPV vaccination online: Message Design and Media Choice. Health Promotion Practice. 18(5). 645-653. doi: 10.1177/1524839916688229
Lee, M. J. & Chen, F.* (2017). Circulating humorous antitobacco videos on social media: Platform vs. Medium. Health Promotion Practice. 18(2). 184-192. doi:10.1177/1524839916677521
Lee, M. J. & Kang, H. (in press). The effects of message framing and risk type in skin cancer prevention messages. Journal of American Health Promotion. 1-10. DOI: 10.1177/0890117117729584
Liu, Xi* & Lee, M. J. (accepted for publication). What motivates online charitable giving among latent publics? Public Relations Research.
Kang, H.* & Lee, M. J. (in press). Designing anti-binge drinking messages: Message framing vs. evidence type. Health Communication. 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1080/10410236.2017.1372046
Chun J. W.* & Lee, M. J. (2017). When does individuals’ willingness to speak out on Social Media increase? Perceived Social Support and Perceived Empowerment. Computer in Human Behavior. 74. 120-129.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2017.04.010 available online:http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0747563217302480
Lim, J. S. & Lee, M. J. (2016). The effects of partisan bias, selective exposure, and economic condition on a presidential impeachment: A logistic mediation analysis. Communication Science, 32, 7 – 27.
Lee, M. J. & Chun, J. W. (2016) Reading others’ comments and public opinion polls online: Social Judgment and Spiral of Empowerment. Computer in Human Behavior. 65:479-487. doi:10.1016/j.chb.2016.09.0007
Lee, M. J. & Gispanski, L. (2016) Portrayals of Eating and Drinking in Popular American TV Programs: Comparison between Scripted and Non-scripted Shows, Journal of Health Communication. 21(5):593-9. doi: 10.1080/10810730.2015.1128019.
Chun, J. W. & Lee, M. J. (2016). Increasing individuals’ involvement and WOM intention on Social Networking Sites: Content Matters!” Computer in Human Behavior. 60:223-232. doi:10.1016/j.chb.2016.02.069
Lee, M. J., Sobralske, M., Raney, E., & Carino, B. (2016) Interpretation Time in an Ethnically Diverse Pediatric Orthopedic Clinic. Journal of Health Organization and Management. 20;30(4). 530-540. doi: 10.1108/JHOM-02-2015-0028
Lee, M. J., Sobralske, M., Fackenthall, C. (2016). Potential Motivators and Barriers for Encouraging Health Screening for Cardiovascular Disease among Latino Men in Rural Communities in the Northwestern United States. The Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. Apr, 18(2):411-419. doi: 10.1007/s10903-015-0199-8
Sung, K. H. & Lee, M. J. (2015). Do online comments influence the public’s attitudes toward an organization? Effects of online comments based on individuals’ prior attitudes, Journal of Psychology: Interdisciplinary and Applied, pp. 1-14. doi: 10.1080/00223980.2013.879847
Bosilkovski, C. & Lee, M. J. (2013). Public Relations Roles and Perceived power in U.S. Hospitals. Journal of Communication Management. 17(3). pp. 198 – 215
Fletcer, A. & Lee, M. (2012). Current Social Media Uses and Evaluations in American Museums, Museum Management and Curatorship, iFrist, Nov. 26, 2012. pp. 1-17 | DOI: 10.1080/09647775.2012.738136
Lee M. J., & Chen, Y. (2012) Underage drinkers’ responses to humorous anti-alcohol abuse advertisements. Journal of Health Communication. iFrist, Nov. 19, 2012. pp. 1-15 | DOI: 10.1080/10810730.2012.727949
Sobralske, M., Lee, M. J., Bates, B., Han E. (2011). Clinical Interpretation Services and Encounter Time: Identified Problems Based on Survey Findings and Observation of an Ethnically Diverse Primary Care Clinic, the Washington State Journal of Public Health Practice, 4(1). 1 – 19
Lee, M. J. & Shin, M. (2011), Fear versus humor: College risk takers’ physiological, cognitive and emotional responses to anti-alcohol abuse PSAs. Journal of Psychology: Interdisciplinary and Applied, 145(2), 73 – 92.
Lee, M. J., Hust, S., Zhang, L. & Zhang, Y. (2011). Does violence against women portrayed in popular crime drama influence viewers’ gender attitudes? Mass Communication and Society, 14(1), 25-44.
Lee, M. J. (2010) The Effects of Self-Efficacy Statements in Humorous Anti Alcohol Abuse Messages Targeting College Students: Who is in Charge? Health Communication. 25 (8), 638 – 646
Sobralske, M. & Lee, M. (2010). Cardiovascular disease risk screening among Latino men in Eastern Washington. Washington State Journal of Public Health Practice. 3(1). 1-13.
Arganbright, M. & Lee, M. (2010) Does exposure to sexual hip-hop music videos influence the sexual attitudes of college students? Mass Communication and Society. 13 (1). 67-86.
Moon J. Lee (Ph.D., 2001, University of Florida) is an associate professor in the Department of Public Relations at the University of Florida. She was previously an associate professor at the Edward R. Murrow School of Communication. Lee’s research focuses primarily on development and evaluation of communication technologies (e.g., Hansen, Lee, & Forer, 2002; Lee, 1998, Lee, Tedder, & Ferguson, 1999; Lee, 2002), health communication campaigns (e.g. Lee & Ferguson, 2002; Lee, 201; Lee & Shin, 2011; Lee & Chen, 2012), and information processing and decision-making process of individuals (especially young adults). Lee serves as a PI and a co-PI for several grant projects. They include the development and evaluation of “Self-voicing Test” and “Generator of Accessible Tests” at Educational Testing Service , “Expanding Hypertext,” a new text presentation technology, and “Effective Communication with Rebels for the Prevention of Binge Drinking” with the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program at WSU.
- Health and Science Communication
Syllabi from the current and three previous semesters:
- PUR 3801 - Public Relations Strategy - section 5081 - Spring 2018 (PDF)
- PUR 3500 - Public Relations Research - Fall 2017 (PDF)
- PUR 3801 - Public Relations Strategy - section 6044 - Fall 2017 (PDF)
- MMC 6423 - Content-Analysis Methods - Spring 2017 (PDF)
- PUR 3500 - Public Relations Research - section 03CG - Spring 2017 (PDF)
- PUR 3500 - Public Relations Research - section 7298 - Fall 2016 (PDF)