Adam Yoon Jae Kim

Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

Judd Hall, 316

BS University of Wisconsin at Madison
MA The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
PHD The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Adam Yoon Jae Kim

Dr. Adam Yoon Jae Kim is a diversity scientist whose teaching and research focuses on solidarity and collective action, identity, and adoption. 

Current projects include:

  • Exploring the role of identity in encouraging solidarity and collective action amongst minoritized communities
  • Developing a construct, and associated measure, to understand how transracially adopted individuals explore their ethnic/racial heritage

You can find more about my various avenues of research at the following webpages:

Academic Affiliations

Office Hours

Thursday 10:30am – 12:00pm; in person in Judd Hall 316

By appointment; appointments may be made for in person or online

What are office hours? 

I have set aside time each week to meet with all of my students! During this time, you can ask me questions about class (e.g., clarification on topics from class; help with assignments) or discuss topics related to student life, especially topics related to POC, queer, and other minoritized experiences on campus. I am also happy to use this time to talk about my area of experitise (e.g., social/personality/cultural psychology, diversity science, ethnic studies), graduate programs, undergraduate research opportunities, and many other topics!

On Thursdays, you are welcome to drop by my office (Judd Hall 316) at any point between 10:30am and 12:00pm. Alternatively, you can email me ( to schedule a separate time to meet.

During in-person meetings all parties agree to *properly* wear masks and social distance


Spring 2022
PSYC 216 - 01
Rsch Mthds Diversity Science

PSYC 317 - 01
Seminar in Adoption & Culture