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College of Health Sciences

Division of Social Work

Dept. 3632

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071-2000

Phone: (307) 766-6112

Fax: (307) 766-6839

Email: sowkmail@uwyo.edu

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Division of Social Work

College of Health Sciences

Sukyung Yoon, Assistant Professor with Social Work.Sukyung Yoon

Assistant Professor

syoon@uwyo.edu
Health Sciences 316
(307) 766 -4397

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Education

MSW. Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea
Ph.D. The University of Tennessee, Knoxville (Major: Social Work, Minor: Statistics).

Research Interest

Dr. Yoon’s research focuses on the public health dimensions of gerontological mental and physical health both in the U.S. and South Korea. She is interested in identifying pathways that reduce or prevent the accumulative and negative impact of adversity over the lifespan.

Teaching Philosophy

Dr. Yoon believes that students learn best in a respectful environment where they are given practical applications as well as knowledge. Dr. Yoon’s various teaching experiences help her to understand students’ learning needs better and to teach them more effectively. Also, she tries to focus on how students apply the content they have learned in the classroom to their work as social workers practically and effectively after graduation. She tries to help her students to enhance their capability as social work professionals and people with ethics, people with understanding, and responsibilities.

Contact Us

University of Wyoming

College of Health Sciences

Division of Social Work

Dept. 3632

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071-2000

Phone: (307) 766-6112

Fax: (307) 766-6839

Email: sowkmail@uwyo.edu

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1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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