Jang, Soo Jung

Committee: Mary Trigg, Ethel Brooks, Mary Hawkesworth
Post-MA Employment/Education: Professor, Department of Social Welfare, Dankook University (Yongin, South Korea)
Thesis/Practicum: Practicum: The Politics of Diversity Issues in the Workplace with the Center for Women and Work (Rutgers University)
After completing an M.A. in Women's and Gender Studies, Soo Jung recevied a Ph.D. at the School of Social Work at Rutgers.  She has worked to assist projects related to issues of depression care and HEDIS measures of depression in the Institute for Health. Her interests include women, social policy, and non profit organization. Recent research is focusing on the relationships of leave polices and work-life balance. Her dissertation explores how parents with serous illnesses children manage work-life balance and the effects of health outcomes, emotional well-being, family stability, and job stability. She teaches at Dankook University, Cheonan, Korea.