Associate Professor of Clinical Education
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
Concentration: Educational Psychology
Expertise: An expert on Asian American cultural identity, mental health and intergenerational conflict...additional information
Award: Fulbright to Korea - 2006-2007
Phone: (213) 740-3258
Ruth Gim Chung's research interests are acculturation and mental health of Asian Americans, cross-cultural conceptualizations of healthy family functioning, and career development of racial and ethnic minorities. She has published in the Journal of Counseling Psychology and in the field of Asian American studies. She is co-author of "Cultural relations between Korea and the United States" in The New Pacific Community in the 1990s (1996). She has presented her research in the areas of Korean American acculturation and identity, and Korean youth in the United States and their ethnic identity. She was recently ranked fifth among the most frequent individual contributors of research pertaining to racial and ethnic minorities by the Journal of Counseling Psychology.