B.A. Kyung Hee University, International Business and International Studies
M.S. Bournemouth University, Tourism Management and Marketing
Ph.D. The University of Mississippi, Nutrition and Hospitality Management
Dr. Kim’s work can be found in several journals including:
Kim, D., & Roseman, M. G. (2022). The effect of non-optional green practices in hotels on guests’ behavioral intentions. Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality & Tourism, 23(2), 345-364.
Kim, D., & Scott-Halsell, S. (2020). The information search behavior of international students when traveling within the countries of study in relation to the effectiveness of DMO websites. Journal of Tourism Insights, 10(1), Article 2, 1–12.
Ahn, J., Kim, D., Choi, H., & Choi, E. (2020). Surviving the minimum wage increase: A case study of an independent restaurant. Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Cases, 8(1), 59–67.
Kim, D., & Choi, E. (2019). The secret to winning the TripAdvisor certificate of excellence: A case study on US hotels. Culinary Science & Hospitality Research, 25(9), 86–96.
Bayhill Pool & Villa, Jeju, South Korea, Front Desk Assistant Manager (2019)
Narnia Restaurant, Jeju, South Korea, Assistant Manager (2019)
E Tour Co., Ltd, Seoul, South Korea, Inbound Sales and Marketing Staff (2016)
Graduate Instructor Excellence in Teaching Award Finalist (Nominated), The University of Mississippi (2021)
Summer Graduate Research Assistantship, The University of Mississippi (2018)
Graduate Student Council 8th Annual Ole Miss Graduate Research Symposium 2nd place (Applied Sciences), The University of Mississippi (2018)
Charlie Adams – Aramark Passion for Excellence Scholarship, Texas Tech University (2016)
Clifford H. and Lucille Andrews Scholarship, Texas Tech University (2016)
Talkington Graduate Fellowship, Texas Tech University (2016)
College of Human Sciences Doctoral Fellowship Endowment, Texas Tech University (2016)
The BU International Postgraduate Scholarship, Bournemouth University, Dorset, U.K. (2013)
Kyung Hee University International College Scholarship II, Kyung Hee University, Yongin, South Korea (2009)
Army Achievement Medal by Secretary of the Army, United States Army (2007)
Special Troops Battalion, 2nd Infantry “Warrior” Division Headquarters Senior Translator, Korean Augmentation to the United States Army (KATUSA), South Korea (2005-2007)