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Contact Information

Name: Greg M. Kim-Ju, Ph.D.

Title: Professor of Psychology

Office Location: Amador Hall 351A

Email: kimju@csus.edu

Office Phone: (916) 278-6738

Mailing Address: Sacramento State, 6000 J Street Sacramento, CA 95819-6007

Office Hours: Spring 2024: AMD 351A / Tuesday 3-5pm (in-person) & 5-6pm (virtual) by appointment (https://csus.campus.eab.com)

Courses That I Teach

  • Psyc 100: Cross-Cultural Psychology (Spring 24)
  • Psyc 122: Qualitative Research in Psychology 
  • Psyc 135: Psychology of Multicultural Groups
  • Psyc 142: Community Psychology
  • Psyc 143: Practicum in Community Psychology 
  • Psyc 235: Psychology of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity

Selected Publications

Kim-Ju, G. M., & Lee, J. (in press). An exploration of multiracial identity development, worldviews, and social realities of Asian-White individuals. Qualitative Psychology.

Kim-Ju, G. M., Graham, A. R., Krmpotich, E. A., & Hong, J. (2023). Self, ethnicity, and ethnic composition: Variations in self among Asian Americans and White Americans. Asian American Journal of Psychology, 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1037/aap0000313

Bolu-Steve, F. N., Adegoke, A. A., & Kim-Ju, G. M. (2020) Cultural beliefs and infant mortality in Nigeria, Education Research International, 1-10. dx.doi.org/10.1155/2020/6900629.

Dimberg, S. K., Sandoval, R., & Kim-Ju, G. M. (2020). Developing leadership skills through university cohort programs. In D. Maramba & T. Fong  (Eds.), Models of Practice: Asian American, Native American and Pacific Islander Institutions (AANAPISIs) in Action. 

Haro, J., Goodman, Z. T., & Kim-Ju, G. M. (2020). Promising outcomes in a higher education intervention program: Academic and social shifts with students in the Full Circle Project. In D. Maramba & T. Fong  (Eds.), Models of Practice: Asian American, Native American and Pacific Islander Institutions (AANAPISIs) in Action.

Lewis, J. A., Cameron, R. P., Kim-Ju, G. M., & Meyers, L. S. (2020). Examining the association between racial identity attitudes and coping with racism‐related stress. Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 48(2), 108-119. dx.doi.org/10.1002/jmcd.12169.

Selected Presentations

Krmpotich, E. A., Baxter, C. A., Smith, A. T., & Kim-Ju, G. M. (2023, August). Examining the relationship between civic involvement and suicidal ideation across racial and ethnic groups. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

Baxter, C. A., Hem, L., DiLorenzo, K., Strever, K., McDermott, M. K., & Kim-Ju, G. M. (2023, April). The roles of social ssupport in life ssatisfaction between the Netherlands and Portugal. Poster presented at the 103rd Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association, Riverside, CA.

DiLorenzo, K., Baxter, C. A., Ammons, C. V., Strever, K., Hem, L., Borzotra, A. S., & Kim-Ju, G. M.  (2023, April). Perceived discrimination, acculturative stress, and depression. Poster presented at the 103rd Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association, Riverside, CA.

Hem, L., Baxter, C. A., DiLorenzo, K., Ammons, C. V., Strever, K., & Kim-Ju, G. M.(2023, April). COVID-19 and Asian American stereotypes. Poster presented at the 103rd Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association, Riverside, CA.

Krmpotich, E. A., Baxter, C. A., Strever, K., Hem, L., Borzotra, A. S., & Kim-Ju, G. M. (2023, April). Social-emotional learning in higher education. Poster presented at the 103rd Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association, Riverside, CA.

Baxter, C. A., McDermott, M. K., Ammons, C. V., DiLorenzo, & Kim-Ju, G. M. (2023, February). The relationship between residential mobility, ethnic identity, and ethnocultural empathy. The Society for Cross-Cultural Research Meeting, San Juan, Puerto Rico.


 

 

Research Interests

cultural psychology; collective identity (i.e., racial, ethnic, and national identities); stable and situational factors in perceptions of ethnicity and race; social and psychological correlates of academic engagement and violence; prevention/intervention programs; cultural stereotypes and their impact on those who are targeted.

Professional Associations

  • American Psychological Association
  • International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology
  • Western Psychological Association
  • Asian American Psychological Association

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