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Josephine Kim

The Culture of Counseling

Since the spring 2007 slayings at Virginia Tech, Lecturer Josephine Kim has been working to raise awareness of mental health issues that affect Korean-American students. Many of these problems arise from intercultural and intergenerational conflicts among Korean Americans, says Kim. Her research examines inherent differences between western and Asian cultures and seeks to establish "scaffolding" for understanding the internal conflicts that can happen when disparate cultures merge. more >>

Easy as ABC: Quality childcare matters for low-income families

HGSE Dean Kathleen McCartney researches quality preschool programs and their lasting effects on the academic and social outcomes of low-income children. more >>

James Kim

The Family Involvement Storybook Corner

The Family Involvement Storybook Corner is a unique new source of information on using children's storybooks with family involvement themes to engage families in their children's education. more >>

Kathleen McCartney

Dean's Welcome


From Kathleen McCartney, Dean of HGSE and Gerald S. Lesser Professor.
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