Dae-Young Kim

Kim Dae Young



Hospitality Management

Research at a glance

Area(s) of Expertise

Research Summary

Dae-Young Kim's research interests include traveler behavior, sustainable tourism, social media, information channels, destination image, and destination & event management. He has published more than 180 peer-reviewed journal articles and conference proceedings.

Dae-Young Kim is a professor of Hospitality Management (HM) at the University of Missouri. He joined the HM faculty at the University of Missouri in 2006 after completing his Ph.D. (2006) and M.S. degree (2002) in the Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Purdue University. He is the recipient of the Fulbright U.S. Senior Scholarship (2024) and the Rotarian Ambassadorial Scholarship (2000). He serves as the membership secretary of the Asia Pacific Tourism Association (APTA) and as the review chair for the Thesis-in-Progress session at the APTA annual conference.

His research specialties include tourist destination management, sustainable tourism, traveler behavior, and cognitive psychology. He has authored more than 180 peer-reviewed journal articles and conference proceedings, which have been published in top-tier refereed hospitality and tourism journals such as Annals of Tourism Research, Journal of Travel Research, Tourism Management, International Journal of Hospitality Management, and Cornell Hospitality Quarterly.

Educational background

  • Ph.D. Purdue University

Courses taught

  • HSP_MGMT 4110: Hospitality and Tourism Marketing
  • HSP_MGMT 4220: Destination Management
  • F_S 8110: Advanced Hospitality Marketing