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Kansas State University
253 Justin Hall
1324 Lovers Lane
Manhattan, KS 66506

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Sim Jun

Sociology, Anthropology & Social Work
Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Waters Hall 252A


Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia, 2017
MSW, Wichita State University, 2012
B.Ed., Kang-Nam University, South Korea, 1997

Research Interests

  • Health disparities and health literacy among minority older adults
  • Cancer health literacy and technology supported prevention programs for older immigrants
  • Technology use and psychological well-being among minority older adults
  • Stress, coping resources, and psychological health of older adults

Courses Taught

  • SOCWK 568 Social Work Macro Practice & Theory
  • SOCWK 330 Social Work Research Methods & Analysis I
  • SOCWK 530 Social Work Research Methods & Analysis II: Applied Research

Teaching Interests

Aging, Health Literacy, and Technology
Program Development and Evaluation
Community Organization Development
Human Behavior in Social Environment
International Social Work