photo: YangMiYoun Yang, Ph.D

Assistant Professor

207 Huey P. Long Field House
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: 225-578-6641
myang@lsu.edu

 

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Education

PhD, Social Welfare, University of Wisconsin–Madison, 2012
MSW, Social Work, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill, 2005
MA, Sociology, Pusan National University, South Korea, 2000
BA, International Trade, Pukyong National University, South Korea, 1998

Brief Biography

Research interests

  • Child abuse and neglect
  • Child welfare
  • Effects of poverty on child well-being
  • Influences of public policies on child and family well-being
  • Intimate partner violence

Selected Publications

Yang, M. (in press). The effect of material hardship on child protective service involvement. Child Abuse & Neglect.

Slack, K.S. Kim, B., Yang, M & Berger, L.M. (in press). The economic safety net for low income families with young children. Children and Youth Services Review.

Cancian, M., Yang, M, & Slack, K.S. (2013). The effect of additional family income on risk of child maltreatment. Social Service Review, 87(3), 417-437.

Slack, K.S., Berger, L.M., DuMont, K., Yang, M., Kim, B., Ehrhard-Dietzel, S. & Holl, J. (2011). Risk and protective factors for child neglect during early childhood: A cross-studycomparison. Children and Youth Services Review. 33(8), 1354-1363.

Selected Presentations

Yang, M. (2014). The effects of individual and cumulative risks on different types of child     maltreatment. Poster Session, The 19th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, April 30 - May 2, New Orleans, LA.

Yang, M. & Kim, B. (2014). Pathways between economic hardship and child maltreatment. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, January 15-19, San Antonio, TX.

Yang, M. (2013). Material hardship, economic stress, and child maltreatment. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, January 16-20, San Diego, CA.

Yang, M. & Slack, K.S. (2012). Child care burden and child protection system involvement. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, January 11-15, Washington, DC.

Slack, K.S., Berger, L.M., DuMont, K., Yang, M., Kim, B., & Ehrhard-Dietzel, S. (2011). Risk and protective factors for child neglect during early childhood: A cross-study comparison. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the  Society for Social Work  and Research, January 12-16, Tampa, FL.

Cancian, M., Slack, K.S. & Yang, M. (2010). The effect of family income on risk of child maltreatment. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of Association for Policy Analysis and Management Research Conference, Boston, November 4-7, Boston, MA.

Yang, M., Slack, K.S., & Berger, L.M. (2010). Economic hardships and child protection system involvement. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, January 14-17, San Francisco, CA.

Selected Grants/Funded Projects

Yang. M. (2013). Duration of material hardship, social support, and child maltreatment. Research Summer Stipend, Office of Research and Economic Development, Louisiana State University, $5,000.