Samuel Kim, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Core School Psychology Faculty

Samuel Kim

Office: CFO 807B
Phone: 940-898-2396
Fax: 940-898-2301


  • Ph.D., 2014, School Psychology, Georgia State University
  • Ed.S., 2011, School Psychology, Georgia State University
  • M.Ed., 2009, School Psychology, Georgia State University
  • B.A., 2006, Psychology, Emory University

Courses Taught

Undergraduate Courses

Introduction to Psychology, History of Psychology, Introduction to Psychological Statistics

Graduate Courses

Cognitive Assessment, Measurement & Psychometric Theory, Psychology of Learning, Child Psychopathology, School Psychology Internship

Research Interests

Peer victimization, Positive Psychology, Self-Efficacy, Social Cognitive Theory

Select Publications

Drevon, D. D., Kim, S. Y., & Fredrick, S. S. (2017). Natural mentoring relationships as a protective factor for victims of bullying. Journal of School Violence, 1-12. doi: 10.1080/15388220.2017.1322520

Vert, R., Olson, T., Kim, S. Y., Stratton, K. K., Hoesch, H., & Hartshorne, T. S. (2016). The experience of siblings of individuals with CHARGE syndrome. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, 32, 240-248. doi: 10.3109/13668250.2016.1234594.

Dever, B. V., & Kim, S. Y. (2016). Measurement equivalence of the PALS academic self-efficacy scale. [Special Issue - Invited]. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 32, 61-67. doi: 10.1027/1015-5759/a000331

Meyers, J., Truscott, S., Meyers, A., Varjas, K., & Kim, S. Y. (2014). Qualitative and mixed methods designs in consultation research. In Erchul, P., & Sheridan, S. (Eds.), Handbook of Research in School Consultation. New York: Erlbaum.

Kim, S. Y., Varjas, K., Henrich, C. C., & Meyers, J. (2010, April). Measuring students’ self-efficacy in bullying situations. In S. Swearer, S. Hymel, & P. Gillette (Eds.), Bullying at School and Online, 2nd edition. A special issue of Retrieved from

Varjas, K., Meyers, J., Meyers, B., Kim, S. Y., Henrich, C. C., & Tenebaum, L. (2009). Positive psychology and the prevention of school-based victimization. In R.  Gilman, E. S. Huebner, & M. J. Furlong (Eds.), Handbook of Positive Psychology in the Schools. Routledge Publishers.    

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