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About Sang E. Lee

Sang E. Lee (M.S.W., Ph.D.) is an Associate Professor in the School of Social Work at San Jose State University. Her research interests include: mental health literacy among immigrant older adults, mental health issues of older adults with dementia and their family caregivers, attitudes toward formal service utilization in dementia caregiving in immigrant families, cultural competence in social work practice and research with Asian American populations, and gerontological social work education.

Positions

2017 - Present Full Professor, San Jose State University School of Social Work
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2012 - 2017 Associate Professor, San Jose State University School of Social Work
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2006 - 2012 Assistant Professor, San Jose State University School of Social Work
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Curriculum Vitae


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Grants

2016 Research, Scholarship and Creative Activities
Academic Affairs Division, San Jose State University
$5,000
2006 Lottery Professional Development Grant
College of Applied Sciences and Arts, San Jose State University
$1,270
2006 Professional Development Grant
School of Social Work, San Jose State University
$5,000
2004 UCLA Conference Travel Support Grant
UCLA
$500
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2013 - Present Editorial Board Member, Clinical Gerontologist
2016 - 2019 Editorial Board Member, Journal of Gerontological Social Work
2018 Ad-Hoc Reviewer, Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR), annual conference abstracts
2015 Ad-Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Gerontological Social Work
2015 Ad-Hoc Reviewer, Mental Health, Religion & Culture
2014 Ad-Hoc Reviewer, Alzheimer’s Disease & Associated Disorders – An International Journal
2014 Ad-Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Aging and Health
2014 Ad-Hoc Reviewer, Journal of American Geriatrics Society (JAGS)
2014 Editorial Board Member, Mental Health and Social Work (the official journal of Korea Academy of Mental Health Social Work)
2013 Ad-Hoc Reviewer, Gerontological Society of America, conference abstracts
2013 Evaluator, Request for Proposals FY 2014 - Disabled and Dependent Adult Services (ADDAS), Santa Clara County
2013 Reviewer, prospectus of textbook publication, Oxford University Press
2012 Ad-Hoc Reviewer, International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry
2010 Ad-Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Gerontological Social Work
2009 - 2010 Ad-Hoc Reviewer, Gerontological Society of America, conference abstracts
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Honors and Awards

  • 2015 RACA Infusion Funding
  • 2015 Outstanding Professor, National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Silicon Valley Chapter
  • 2008 – 2009 Stanford Geriatric Education Center (SGEC) Mini-Fellowship in Ethnogeriatrics, School of Medicine, Stanford University
  • 2002 UCLA School of Public Policy and Social Research Advisory Board Fellowship
  • 2000 & 2001 Leon and Tobby Gold Endowed Fellowship in Care of the Elderly Award
  • 1992, 1993 & 1995 Seoul Women’s University Department of Social Work Scholarship for Excellent Academic Achievements

Courses

  • Introductory Social Work Practice
  • Introduction to Community Service (Pre-field course)
  • Social Welfare Policy Analysis
  • Research Methods

Education

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2006 PhD, University of California, Los Angeles ‐ Department of Social Welfare, School of Public Affairs
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1998 M.S.W., University of Michigan-Ann Arbor ‐ School of Social Work
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1996 B.A., Seoul Women's University ‐ Department of Social Work
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Refereed Journal Articles (18)

Review Articles (1)

Presentations (7)