Soonok An

TitleAssistant Professor

DepartmentSocial Work and Sociology


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OfficeGibbs Hall
Room: 112A

1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Soonok An


Ph D: Social Work, University of Georgia, 2015

MSW: Social Work, University of Georgia, 2009

Other: Child Welfare, Chungbuk National University, 2005

Other: Economics, Chungbuk National University, 2003

Research Interests

Access to service issues among victims of domestic violence and immigrants in welfare and health care settings, program evaluation, economic empowerment, application of decision-making theories in health care services, social justice, and social welfare policies

Recent Publications

Choi, Y. J.   Phua, J.   Armstrong, K  An, S  (2017).  Negotiating the cultural steps in developing an online intervention for Korean American intimate partner violence.   Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment, and Trauma.

An, Soonok  Kim, I.   Choi, Y. J.   Pratt, M.   Thomson, D.   (2017).  The effectiveness of intervention for adolescents exposed to domestic violence.  (79,  pp. 132-138).  Children and Youth Services Review. .

An, Soonok  Choi, Y. J.   (2017).  A review and assessment of IPV interventions and trainings for service providers and frontline staff..  (3,  32,  pp. 379-404).  Violence and Victims.

Choi, Y. J.   An, Soonok  (2016).  Interventions to improve responses of helping professionals to intimate partner violence: A quick scoping review.  (1,  26,  pp. 101-127).  Research on Social Work Practice, .

An, Soonok  Yoo, J.   Nackerud, L.   (2015).  Using game theory to understand screening for domestic violence under the Family Violence Option.  (2,  16,  pp. 338-357).  Advances in Social Work.

An, Soonok  (2014).  Social work implications of the Family Violence Option..  (2,  10,  pp. 26-35).  Perspectives on Social Work.

Ra, J.   Rhee, K.   An , Soonok   (2013).  The Relationship between psychosocial effects and life satisfaction of the Korean elderly: Moderating and mediating effects of leisure activity. .  (11,  2,  pp. 21-35).  Journal of Arts and Humanities.

Moon, S.   Kang, S.   An , Soonok  (2009).  Predictors of immigrant children’s school achievement: A comparative study. .  (23,  pp. 278–289).  Journal of Research in Childhood Education.