Haemin Kim-Breunig


Department of Applied Physiology and Sport Management

Haemin Kim-Bruenig


Ph.D., Texas Woman’s University


Dedman Center for Lifetime Sports
6000 Bush Ave., #022
Dallas, 75205



Dr. Haemin Kim-Breunig is a Lecturer in the Department of Applied Physiology and Wellness. She earned her doctorate in Child Development and Early Education from Texas Woman’s University, master’s degree in Educational Psychology from the University of North Texas, and bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Sociology with a minor in Education from the University of Texas at Austin. Prior to joining SMU, Dr. Kim-Breunig had worked at Dallas College and Texas Woman’s University as an adjunct faculty, teaching various courses including General Psychology, Lifespan Growth & Human Development, Infant & Toddler Development, Family, School, & Community, and Care & Education. Dr. Kim-Breunig is committed and passionate about education. As such, she was recognized as an outstanding faculty at Texas Woman’s University in 2021.

Dr. Kim-Breunig is an advocate for racial-ethnic and cultural diversity, as her research interests include Asian-White biracial individuals’ racial identity development and attitudes toward Asian-White interracial relationships.

Dr. Kim-Breunig was born in South Korea and moved to Texas with her family in 2003. She enjoys reading, watching films, hiking, and traveling with her spouse.