Sophia Mun, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Behavioral Sciences Program Coordinator for Behavioral Science Director of BEH Research Sequence
Office Phone: (951) 552-8293 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Office Location: James Building 380 Office Hours:
|Ph.D.||Gerontology||University of Southern California||2015|
|M.A.||Clinical Psychology||Korea University||2006|
Postdoctoral Fellow, Integrated Substance Abuse Programs at UCLA (2015-2018)
BEH 250 Reading and Writing in Behavioral Sciences
BEH 290 Introduction to Research Methods
BEH 383 Statistics and Research Methodology I
BEH 385 Statistics and Research Methodology II
PSY 120 Lifespan Development for Health Professionals
PSY 213 General Psychology
PSY 320 Life span Development
PSY 458 Motivation and Emotion
PSY 473 Psychophysiology
Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests
Faith, Lamentation, and Compassion
Faith Integration in Classrooms
Health Behaviors in Later Life
Teaching Experience at Institutions Other than CBU
The Davis School of Gerontology, USC
The School of Social Work, Cal State LA
Research, Presentations, & Publications
Mun, S. S., & Bermejo R. (2022), Faith Integration and Learning in Classrooms. Manuscript accepted to Journal of Faith in the Academic Profession.
Kim, S., & Knight, B.G. (2018) Caregiving Subgroups Differences in the Associations between the Resilience Resources and Life Satisfaction. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 37(12), 1540–1563. doi: 10.1177/0733464816669804. PMCID: PMC5359074.
Kim, S., & Knight, B.G. (2017) The Effects of the MORE Wisdom Resources on Spousal Caregivers’ life satisfaction: An Application of the Resilience Model. Clinical Gerontologist, 40(5), 413–427. doi:10.1080/07317115.2016.1209607. PMCID: PMC5413436.
Kim, S. (2017) The Need for Longitudinal Studies on Co-occurring Alcohol Use and Anxiety Disorders among Older Adults (Review Article). Korean Journal of Research in Gerontology, 26 (1), 13-22.
Kim, S., Spilman, S., Liao, D., Sacco, P., & Moore, A. (2016) Social Networks and Alcohol Use among Older adults: A Comparison with Late Middle-aged Adults. Aging and Mental Health. doi:10.1080/13607863.2016.1268095. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28006983.
Knight, B.G., Kim, S., Rastegar, S., Jones, S., Jump, V., & Wong, S. (2016) Influences on the perception of elder financial abuse among older adults in Southern California. International Psychogeriatrics, 28, 163-169. doi:10.1017/S1041610215000587.
Kim, S., & Knight, B.G. (2015) Adaptation of the Three-dimensional Wisdom Scale (3D-WS) for the Korean Cultural Context. International Psychogeriatrics, 27(2), 267-278. doi:10.1017/S1041610214002178.
Kim, S., Geren, J. L., & Knight, B.G. (2015) Age Differences in the Complexity of Emotion Perception. Experimental Aging Research, 41(5), 556-571. doi:10.1080/0361073X.2015.1085727.
The Right Way to Fail
Research in Faith Integration
Addressing Negative Perceptions of Aging
The Power of Mindset
Church Membership & Activities
The Light Community Church
But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. -Matthew 6:33-
I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing. -John 15:5-