Joohee Lee, Ph.D

Associate Professor

Dr. Joohee Lee is an Associate Professor in the School of Social Work at the University of Southern Mississippi.  She earned her master’s and doctoral degrees in Social Work from the University of South Carolina and the University of Texas at Austin, USA, respectively. She joined the USM faculty in 2006. 


Teaching/Research Interests

Her teaching interests include human behavior and the social environment, diversity, research method, and advanced research. Her primary areas of research are child welfare, intimate partner violence and sexual assault among Asians, disaster and mental health, psychological resilience, and community resilience.

Her research has been published in a number of peer-reviewed journals including Journal of Public Child Welfare, Children and Youth Service Review, Child and Youth Care Forum, Psychology of Women Quarterly, Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Journal of Family Violence, Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, and Violence Against Women, Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, Disaster Prevention and Management, etc. 


Curriculum Vitae

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