Changsoo Song, PhD 

Changsoo is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. His research interests lie in understanding human behavior and the elements that influence such behavior. Employing structural equation modeling, he integrated the Theory of Planned Behavior, the Theory of Innovation Adoption, and other technology adoption models into an extended research model for his dissertation to understand the factors influencing human behaviors or behavioral intentions regarding innovation adoption. Throughout his professional career, he has continued this line of research, focusing on various human behaviors depending on specific research or evaluation project contexts. Moving forward, his research will continue to focus on the multitude of factors driving behavioral changes, providing substantial implications for the design and implementation of effective intervention programs aimed at fostering positive behavior, such as bystander intervention. 


Changsoo earned his Ph.D. with a concentration in Information Management in the Public Sector from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in 2014. He also holds an MBA with a focus on Management Information Systems and Decision Sciences from Miami University, earned in 2002. With over 15 years of experience as an evaluation and research data analyst, he provides a full range of data analysis services to support and drive the research goals in the Department of Psychology. He is excited to contribute to this impactful work and collaborate with talented team members to generate meaningful insights into sexual violence intervention.