Starting today, August 21, 2017, Stephanie Rhee is a new Assistant Professor in Social Work. She was the Assistant Professor at Youngstown State University, Ohio, from 2014-2017 and a Medical Social Worker at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Ohio, between 2005 and 2014.
Stephanie earned her Ph.D. in Social Work from The University of Kentucky, her M.S.S.A. at Case Western Reserve University, and her M.A. in Medical Anthropology at Case Western Reserve University. She also has an M.A. in English Literature from Korea University and a B.A. in English Literature from Seoul Women’s University.
She is involved in aging studies, conducted research on Korean immigrant elders residing in non-Korean ethnic enclaves, and participated in a collaborative research project called VIBE (Valley Initiative to Promote Balance Among the Elderly) in Youngstown areas. She is a member of the National Association of Social Works and Gerontological Society of America.
Stephanie enjoys playing golf and reading. She is married and has three “cute” pets. She is from La Crosse, Wisconsin.