Y. Joon Choi
Director, Ph.D. Program
- Ph.D., Social Work Virginia Commonwealth University
- MSW University of Michigan
- M.A., International Relations City College of the City University of New York
- B.A. Sociology Ewha Womans University - Seoul, Korea
Contact279 Williams Street Athens, GA 30602
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- Phone: (706) 542-0844
Y. Joon Choi has worked in the field of domestic violence for more than 20 years, first as a counselor/advocate for Asian immigrant women in New York City and later as a founding member of New Visions, where she oversaw the design, implementation, and evaluation of a CDC-funded prevention-focused Coordinated Community Response (CCR) to domestic violence in Asian communities in Michigan. Her current research focuses on developing and evaluating an online domestic violence training curriculum for Korean American clergy.
January 27, 2020: Dr. Choi provided insight on intimate partner sexual violence during an interview on Atlanta Radio Korea related to the trial of Nashville music producer Baeho “Bobby” Shin.
Community organization and administration, violence against women , social policy, working with immigrant communities, program evaluation, substance abuse and women
Domestic violence and substance abuse among immigrant and minority women, especially development, implementation, and evaluation of socio-culturally appropriate community intervention/prevention strategies, health disparities, family and adjustment issues of immigrants and refugees, international social work, community-based research, HIV/AIDS, substance abuse