dha College of Design

Faculty Profile: Hye-Young Kim

Hye-Young Kim, Ph.D.

Specialties & Expertise

  • Retailing Management
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Sustainable Post Occupancy Evaluation
  • Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship


Course Titles (resident and outreach teaching)

  • RM 3242 Retail Buying
  • RM 4217 International Retail Markets (Liberal Education Course: Global Perspectives Theme)
  • RM 4247 Advanced Buying and Sourcing
  • RM 4123/ApSt 5123 Living in a Consumer Society
  • RM 4248 Creative Leadership in Retailing
  • ApSt 8271 Retailing: Strategic Perspectives   

 Selected Scholarship

  • Johnson, K. K. P., Kim, H-Y., Mun, J., & Lee, J. (2015). Keeping customers shopping in stores: Interrelationships among store attributes, shopping enjoyment, and place attachment. The International Review of Retail, Distribution and Consumer Research, 25(1), 20-34.
  • Kim, H-Y., Johnson, K. K. P., Kang, J., & Lee. J. (2014). Latino retail entrepreneurship in Minnesota: Implications for Extension educators. Journal of Human Sciences and Extension, 2(1), 90-101.
  • Yoo, J., & Kim, H-Y. (2014). Perceived negative health effect of tanning (PNHET): The interface between tanning attitudes and behaviors. Clothing & Textiles Research Journal, 32(1), 6-19.
  • Choi, S., Guerin, D. A., Kim, H-Y., Brigham, J. K., & Bauer, T. (2014). Indoor environmental quality of classrooms and student outcomes: A path analysis approach. Journal of Learning Spaces, 2(2). Retrieved from http://libjournal.uncg.edu/index.php/jls/article/view/506/513
  • Kim, H-Y., Lee, J., Choi, D., Wu, J., Johnson, K. K. P. (2013). Perceived benefits of retail loyalty programs: Their effects on program loyalty and customer loyalty. Journal of Relationship Marketing, 12(2), 95-113.
  • Kang, K., Johnson, K. K. P., & Kim, H-Y. (2013). Relationship of parenting style and perceived value of characterized children’s fashion products. Journal of Fashion Business, 17(3), 15-29.
  • Guerin, D. A., Kim, H-Y., Brigham, J. K., Choi, S., & Scott, A. (2013). Validity and reliability testing of a post-occupancy evaluation questionnaire on indoor environmental quality and occupants’ satisfaction. International Journal of Sustainable Design, 2(2), 128-148.
  • Yoo, J., Divita, L. R., & Kim, H-Y. (2013). Environmental awareness on bamboo product purchase intention: Do consumption values impact green consumption? International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education, 6(1), 27-34.

Professional, Institutional, and Community Leadership and Service

  • Associate Editor for the Special Issue of Clothing & Textiles Research Journal (CTRJ) Focused on Fashion and Health, 2012; CTRJ Editorial Board Member, 2009 – present.  
  • International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Publication Policy Committee Member, 2009 – present


  • Youngone Best Paper Award, Global Marketing Conference, 2012, 2014
  • Outstanding Research Award, College of Design, University of Minnesota, 2012
  • ITAA Best Paper Award, International Textile and Apparel Association, 2007, 2008, 2010
  • ACRA Best Paper Award, American Collegiate Retailing Association, 2005, 2008, 2011


Associate Professor

Retail Merchandising Program


Department of Design, Housing, and Apparel

352 McNeal
1985 Buford Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108-6136



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