Associate Professor

Graduate School of Science, Technology, and Policy (STP)

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)



Ph.D. Social Welfare, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, 2010

M.A. Social Welfare, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, 2005

B.S. Biochemistry, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, 2003


Associate Professor, KAIST STP, Daejeon, Korea, 2018-CONT. (Tenured since 2020)

Assistant Professor, KAIST STP, Daejeon, Korea, 2014-2018

Assistant Professor, University of Kentucky College of Social Work, Lexington, KY, 2012-14

Postdoctoral Fellow, Virginia Commonwealth Univ. Dept. of Epidemiology & Community Health, Richmond, VA, 2010-12

Adjunct Faculty, Rutgers University School of Social Work, New Brunswick, NJ, 2009-10

Intern, United Nations Secretariat Department of Economic and Social Affairs, New York, NY, 2009

Awards & Honors

Fellow, The Gerontological Society of America, 2019-CONT.

Associate Editor, Journal of Transport & Health, 2020-CONT.

Editorial Board, Journal of Transport & Health, 2017-CONT.

Editorial Board, Journals of Gerontology: Social Sciences, 2020-CONT.

Editorial Board, Journal of Technology in Human Services, 2019-CONT.

EWon Assistant/Associate Professorship, KAIST, 2018-21

Research Innovation Award, KAIST College of Liberal Arts and Convergence Science, 2017

Daejeon Metropolitan City Urban Planning Committee, 2015-17

NIH Summer Institute on Randomized Behavioral Clinical Trials Fellowship, 2013

Elected Communications Chair, The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) ESPO, 2012-13

NIMH Summer Institute in Geriatric Mental Health Fellowship, Weill Cornell Medical College, 2011

Second Place, Global65 YouTube Contest, GSA, 2010

Outstanding Research Award, 22nd National Symposium on Doctoral Research in Social Work, 2010

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