Dr. Mikyong Kim-Goh

Dr. Mikyong Kim-Goh, Professor

BA, Psychology, Pomona College
MSW and PhD in Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley

Dr. Kim-Goh is Professor in the Department of Social Work and former chair of the Department of Human Services at California State University, Fullerton. Dr. Kim-Goh has taught a wide range of courses, including Human Behavior in the Social Environment, Social Work Practice in Diverse Communities, Research Methods, Korean American Experience, and Human Services for Immigrants and Refugees. Her research interests include interpersonal violence and mental health, service-learning in higher education, mental health delivery in ethnic minority communities, and immigrant and refugee issues. Dr. Kim-Goh has published numerous papers in scholarly journals, such as the Journal of Community Mental Health and the American Journal of Orthopsychiatry. She was a co-principal investigator of a $750,000 youth violence prevention project funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. A California state-licensed clinical social worker, Dr. Kim-Goh has served on the Orange County Mental Health Board and was a recipient of the 2007 Distinguished Faculty Award from the College of Health and Human Development at Cal State Fullerton. From 2011 to 2012, Dr. Kim-Goh served as Acting Associate Vice President for International Programs.

Department of Social Work

800 North State College Blvd.,
Fullerton, California 92834
Room EC-207,
Phone: (657) 278-8452,
Fax: (657) 278-2440


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