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Jeong-Suk Kim (Ph.D. student)

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Jeong-Suk Kim is a Ph.D. candidate in the University of South Carolina College of Social Work. She received her BA in Communication Arts and Sciences from Handong University and her MSW from Ewha Women’s University.

Jeong-Suk’s research centers on identifying factors associated with intimate partner violence. Specifically, her research examines the effect of contextual and situational factors on dating violence perpetration and victimization among college students. Other areas of research include, bystander intervention of intimate partner violence and school violence, and mindfulness intervention for violence survivors. 

Prior to starting the doctoral program, Jeong-Suk worked at the Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs in South Korea, researching women and child welfare. Using national representative data sets, she has co-authored a number of research books and articles.

Jeong-Suk is currently part of the research team at the Spirituality and Psychoneuroimmunological Outcomes in Breast Cancer Survivors, working with Dr. Jennifer Hulett in the nursing department. She also serves as an adjunct faculty member in the BSW and MSW programs at the College of Social Work. Her advisor is Dr. Naomi Farber.

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