Minseong Kim, M.S.

Minseong KimGraduate Assistant, Ph.D. Student

M.S. in Global Hospitality Management, Georgia State University (2015)
B.S. in Hotel, Restaurant, & Tourism Management, University of Minnesota (2012)
M.B.A. in Marketing, Sejong University (2010)
B.B.A. in Hospitality Management, Sejong University (2007)

Curriculum Vitae 

Office: FLG206E
Address: P.O. Box 118208, Gainesville, FL 32611-8208
Contact: 352-294-1676
Email: minseong@ufl.edu


Minseong Kim is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Tourism, Recreation and Sport Management. He received his Master’s degree from Georgia State University, with an emphasis in Global Hospitality Management as well as his master’s degree in Marketing from Sejong University. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management from University of Minnesota. His research interests center on consumer behavior, sustainability, and human resource. His research appears in several leading journals including Journal of Business Research, Journal of Business & Industrial Marketing, Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, and African Journal of Business Management.

Research Interests:

  • Consumer behavior in the hospitality industry
  • Leadership
  • Sustainable tourism
  • Hospitality marketing
  • Franchise industry
  • Structural equation modeling