Jun Sung Hong

Jun Sung Hong

Assistant Professor

313-577-9367

fl4684@wayne.edu

Jun Sung Hong

Biography

Jun Sung Hong received his Ph.D. in Social Work at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and joined Wayne State University School of Social Work as an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in 2013. He is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Sungkyunkwan University (summer) in Seoul, South Korea. For the past several years, Dr. Hong has primarily conducted research on factors associated with bias-based bullying and peer victimization of racial/ethnic minority, immigrant, LGBTQ, gender non-conforming, juvenile justice involved and impoverished adolescents and young adults in the U.S. and in South Korea. He has also collaborated with researchers in South Korea, Taiwan, Sweden, and U.K. on bullying and peer victimization. His research has been published in major peer-reviewed journals, such as the Journal of Criminal Justice, Journal of Youth & Adolescence; Journal of Immigrant & Minority Health; Child & Youth Care Forum; American Journal of Orthopsychiatry; Violence & Victims; Trauma, Violence & Abuse; and Youth & Society. In addition, he is currently co-authoring a book entitled, School Bullying, Diversity, and Disparities: Investigating Youth Vulnerability, Marginalization, and Victimization. He has also conducted interviews with several news media and consulted with school districts on bullying and school violence. He was a past recipient of Fulbright research grant. 

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Degrees and Certifications

  • Ph.D., Social Work, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • M.S.W., Social Work, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

 

Teaching Interests

  • U.S. Social Welfare Policy
  • Human Behavior and the Social Environment
  • Diversity, Oppression and Social Justice
  • Social Work Ethics and Values

 

Areas of Expertise

SUBSTANTIVE AREA EXPERTISE

  • Risk and protective factors associated with school bullying and peer victimization
  • Risk outcomes associated with bullying and peer victimization (e.g., substance use, sexual risks, suicidal thoughts/behavior)
  • Youths’ perceptions of safety in school
  • Multiple level predictors of school shootings
  • Effects of family violence (e.g., maltreatment, inter-parental violence) on aggressive behavior in children and adolescents)
  • Delinquent behaviors among youth involved in the child welfare system

METHODS EXPERTISE

  • Quantitative research
  • Secondary data analyses

 

Research Interests

  • Bias-based bullying and poly-victimization
  • Racial microaggressions
  • Social-ecological correlates and predictors of school bullying and peer victimization
  • Psychosocial outcomes of school bullying and peer victimization (substance use, sexual risk behavior, suicidality)
  • School and campus shootings
  • Juvenile justice

 

Courses Taught

 SW 3110      Diversity, Oppression, and Social Justice

SW 3410       Foundations of Ethics and Values in Social Work
 
SW 7560       Human Behavior in the Social Environment I: Micro Theory
 
SW 6540       Effects of Drugs and Alcohol on Physical and Social Functioning
 
SW 7660       Human Behavior in the Social Environment II: Diversity in a Multicultural Society
 
SW 7720       Introduction to Social Welfare Policy in the United States

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