Sophia Mun, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Behavioral Sciences
Office Phone: (951) 552-8293 E-mail: email@example.com 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)
Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests
Health Disparities among Older Adults
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
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.
Church Membership & Activities
LA Sarang Community Church
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