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University - Faculty/Staff
Social Work
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR / Associate Professor (SS)
Office Phone
(262) 472-1212
Office Location
LT 5205

  • 2014 Ph.D. in Social Welfare, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
  • 2011 Master of Social Work, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
  • 2008 Master of Arts in Social Welfare, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea
  • 2006 Bachelor of Arts in Social Welfare, Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea
Recent Publications:
  • Lynn, G., Row, J., Kim, Y., Chan, C. W. M., Schemm, N., & Unhoch, M. (2021). An online training program to enhance novice researchers’ knowledge and skills. Scholarship and Practice of Undergraduate Research, 4(4), 33-41, doi:10.18833/spur/4/4/4
  • Rowe, J. M., Kim, Y., Jang, E., & Ball, S. (2021). Further examination of knowledge and interactions in ageism among college students: Value for promoting university activities. Gerontology & Geriatrics Education, 42(3), 331-346,
  • Rowe, J. M., Jang, E., Rizzo, V. M., Kim, Y., Ewald, B., Vail, M. R., & Drechsler, K. (2021). Supporting free clinic patients’ social needs with MSW interns: A pilot study. Social Work Health Care, 60(4), 334-353, doi: 10.1080/00981389.2021.1894307
  • Kim, Y., & Chung, Y. (2020). Child support receipt among divorced mothers in Korea: Changes after the 2007 policy reform (in press). Children and Youth Services Review
  • Chung, Y., & Kim, Y. (2019). How cultural and policy contexts interact with child support policy: A case study of child support receipt in Korea and the United States. Children and Youth Services Review, 96, 237-249
  • Rowe, J., Kim, Y., Chung, Y, & Hessenauer, S. (2019) Development and validation of a field evaluation instrument to assess student competency. Journal of Social Work Education.
Courses Taught:
  • Social Work Research
  • Social Welfare Policy
  • Introduction to Social Welfare
  • Statistics for Social Work
  • Research and Program Implementation and Evaluation (Graduate Level)
Curriculum Vitae

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