Hyejoon Park

Hyejoon Park (Joon)
Associate Professor
(269) 387-3180
4416 Health and Human Services Building, Mail Stop 5354
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School of Social Work
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5354 USA
  • Ph.D., The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • MSW., The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Ed.M., Harvard University, Cambridge
  • BA., Sookmyung Women’s University, South Korea

Dr. Park joined the School of Social Work faculty in 2021. Her research areas include racial/ethnic relations, cross-cultural studies, relative/kinship-care, maternal/women health, child health, environmental/community health, evaluation of community services and programs (e.g., mentoring programs, childcare services, head start programs, after-school programs), and social/welfare policies for low-income and/or ethnic-minority/immigrant families. She has taught social policy, welfare policy analysis, research method and evaluation, multiculturalism and diversity, social work for children and families, social work for families affected by disabilities, introduction to social work, and Asian American families.