kimYoun Kyoung/Lily Kim

Assistant Professor

Office: 207 Huey P. Long Field House
Phone: (225) 578-1019
E-mail: ykim@lsu.edu

CV

Education 

PhD, Social Work, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2016 

MSW, Social Welfare, Sookmyung Women’s University, 2008 

BA, Library and Information Science, Sookmyung Women’s University, South Kore, 1993 

Research Interests

  • Resilience and behavioral health problems among at-risk youth
  • Mental health and health risk behaviors (e.g., alcohol use and other substance use)
  • HIV/AIDS and risky sexual behaviors
  • Aggressive behaviors among vulnerable/underserved/minority populations
  • Health disparities among vulnerable/underserved/minority populations (e.g., refugees and immigrants)
  • Community-based and school-based intervention research

Selected Publications 

Kim, Y. K., & Cronley, C.  (In Press). Acculturative stress and binge drinking among international students: Resilience and vulnerability approaches. Journal of American College Health.

Kim, J. S., Kim, Y. K., & Farber, N. B. (In Press). Multiple forms of early violent socialization and the acceptability of interpersonal violence among Chinese college students. Violence and Victims.

Kim, Y. K., Maleku, A., Lemieux, C. M., Xi, D., & Chen, Z., (In Press). Behavioral health risk and resilience among international students in the United States: A study of socio-demographic differences. Journal of International Students.

Maleku, A., Kim, Y. K., & Lee, G. (In Press). Social cohesion and immigrant health: Does language efficacy matter? International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care.

Kim, Y. K., Mengo, C., Small, E., & Okumu, M. (In press). Anti-social attitude and aggressive behavior among immigrant children: The moderating effects of parent-child relationships. Journal of Ethnic & Cultural Diversity in Social Work.

Kim, Y. K., Okumu, M., Small, E., Nocolova, S., & Mengo, C.  (2018). The association between school bullying victimization and substance use among adolescents in Malawi: The mediating effect of loneliness. International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health, 1-9.

Kim, Y. K., Yang, M. Y., Barthelemy, J. A, & Losaso, B. M. A (2018) A binary gendered analysis to bullying, dating violence, and attempted suicide: The disproportionate effect of depression and psychological harm. Children and Youth Services Review. 90, 141-148

Selected Presentations 

Kim, Y. K., Lim, Y., Yang, M., & Maleku, A., (Nov, 2018). Financial stressors and depression among new refugees: A case of Southern US. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting: Orlando, Florida

Makubuya, T., Kim, Y. K., & Sanders, J. (Oct, 2018). A gendered understanding of school violence victimization and academic performance: The mediating effects of school safety concerns and depression. School Health Conference: Indianapolis, Indiana.

Kim, Y. K., Maleku, A., Saidu, P. K., Dresley, J., Agbiak, A., & Sesay, D. (April, 2018). Assessing the needs and capacity of newly resettled refugees in Baton Rouge through a social justice lens. LSU School of Social Work Annual Conference: Baton Rouge, LA.

Kim, J., Kim, Y. K., & Moon, S. S. (Jan, 2018). Multiple forms of early violent socialization and the acceptance of interpersonal violence among Chinese college students. Society for Social Work and Research Annual Conference: Washington, DC.

Kim, Y. K., Yang, M. Y., Barthelemy, J. J., & Lofaso, B. M. (Jan, 2018). Peer victimization, depression, and suicide attempts: A gender-based approach. Society for Social Work and Research Annual Conference: Washington, DC.

Nikolova, S., Okumu, M., Mengo, C., Small, E., & Kim, Y. K. (Jan, 2018). Peer affiliation, school bullying victimization, and substance misuse among adolescents in Malawi: The mediating effect of depression. Society for Social Work and Research Annual Conference: Washington, DC.

 

Selected Grants

  • 2018 – 2019: CHSE Peabody Dean’s Circle, LSU, PI, $3,000 
  • 2017 - 2018: OKURA Mental Health Scholarship, co-PI, $7,000