BA, Seoul National University
MA, University of Texas at Austin
Ph.D., Univsersity of Texas at Austin
Dr. Kim’s research interests have been formed in the juncture of culture, human development, education, and health and their influences on psychological behaviors. His current research pursuit is to understand how a specific culture may influence laypeople’s conceptions of such topics as morality, education, etc. He is also interested in finding family factors and their roles in health related decision and behaviors of adolescents. Dr. Kim’s expertise includes theories and applications of qualitative and quantitative research methods and his recent publications use one or both of these methods in one study. Dr. Kim received a postdoctoral training opportunity in quantitative psychology before joining in the faculty of Saint Francis College, where he teaches Statistical Methods, Developmental Psychology and Research Methods. Psychological courses in the areas of development, education, cross-cultural psychology, social, and personality can be added to his teaching agenda.