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Dobin Yim

Assistant Professor of Information Systems
Dobin Yim

Academic Degrees

Ph. D., University of Maryland, College Park
MA, University of California – Irvine
MBA, University of California – Irvine
MS, Brown University
BS, Brown University

Research Areas

Dr. Yim studies how information technology shapes online communication and behavior. He investigates the role of social networking platforms and online communities on social value creation in healthcare, media management, environmental sustainability, and charitable giving.

Representative Publications

Lim, S., Yim, D., Khuntia, J., and Tanniru, M. (2020) “A Continuous-Time Markov Chain Model based Business Analytics Approach for Estimating Patient Transition States in Online Health Infomediary”,Decision Sciences, 51(1), 181-208.

Choi, A., Cho, D., Yim, D., Moon, J. Y., and Oh, W. S. (2019) “See for Yourself or Listen to Others: Complementary and Substitutive Effects of Previews and Reviews on E-Book Purchase and Consumption”, Information Systems Research, 30(4), 1107-1452.

Al-Hasan, A., Yim, D., and Lucas, H. C. (2019). “A Tale of Two Movements: Egypt During the Arab Spring and Occupy Wall Street”, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 66(1), 84-97.

Taylor, J., Vithayathil, J., and Yim, D. (2018). “Are corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives such as sustainable development and environmental policies value enhancing or window dressing?”, Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, 25(5), 971-980.

Permwonguswa, S., Khuntia, J., Yim, D., Gregg, D., and Kathuria, A. (2018). “Knowledge sharing in a health infomediary: role of self-concept, emotional empowerment, and self-esteem”, Health Systems, 7(3), 181-194.

Khuntia, J., Yim, D., Tanniru, M. and Lim, S. (2017). “Patient Empowerment and Engagement with a Health Infomediary”, Health Policy and Technology, 6(1), 40-50.

Mierzejewska, B., Yim, D., Napoli, P., Lucas, H., and Al-Hasan, A. (2016) “Evaluating Strategic Approaches to Competitive Displacement: The Case of the U.S. Newspaper Industry”, Journal of Media Economics, 30(1), 19-30.

Khuntia, J., Sun, H., and Yim, D. (2016). “Sharing News through Social Networks”. International Journal on Media Management, 18(1), 59-74.

Yim, D., Khuntia, J. and Lee-Argyris, Young (2015). “Identifying Bands in the Knowledge Exchange Spectrum in an Online Healthcare Infomediary”, International Journal of Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics, 10(3), 63-84.

Professional Memberships




Honors and Awards

AWS Educate Faculty Ambassador

AWS Academy Member

AWS Cloud Practitioner