Youn Kyoung/Lily Kim
Office: 207 Huey P. Long Field House
Phone: (225) 578-1019
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
- 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
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
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.
- 2018 – 2019: CHSE Peabody Dean’s Circle, LSU, PI, $3,000
- 2017 - 2018: OKURA Mental Health Scholarship, co-PI, $7,000