1. K-State home
  2. »College of Health and Human Sciences
  3. »Center on Aging
  4. »People
  5. »Gerontology Faculty
  6. »Sim Jun

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

785-532-5945
785-532-5504 fax
gerontology@k-state.edu

Sim Jun

Sociology, Anthropology & Social Work
Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Waters Hall 252A
785-532-4980
simj@k-state.edu

Education

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