Faculty Profile for Dr. Kyong H Chee

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Dr. Kyong H Chee
Associate Professor — Sociology
UAC 468
phone: (512) 245-4760

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Kyong Hee Chee obtained her M.S. and Ph.D. in Sociology at Iowa State University.

Teaching Interests

Aging and the life course

Research Interests

Elder care, generativity, and community-based intervention programs

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Amini, R., Chee, K. H., Swan, J., Mendieta, M., & Williams, T. (2017). The Level of Cognitive Impairment and Likelihood of Frequent Hospital Admissions. Journal of Aging and Health. https://doi.org/10.1177/0898264317747078
  • Chee, K. H. (2015). The Life Course in Context (Vol. 1). San Diego, California: Cognella Inc.
  • Kotarba, J. A., Chee, K. H., Loza, Y., Martinez-Ramos, G., & Russell, A. (2013). Needs Assessment Study of Human Services. San Marcos, TX: The Center for Social Inquiry, Texas State University.
  • Chee, K. H. (2012). For the Aging Multicultural World: Gerontology Texting. The Gerontologist, 52(5), 726–731.
  • Chee, K. H., Conger, R. D., & Elder, G. H. (2009). Mother€™s Employment Demands, Work-Family Conflict, and Adolescent Development. International Journal of Sociology of the Family, 35(2), 189–202.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: College of Liberal Arts Achievement Award for Excellence in Service, College of Liberal Arts, Texas State University. August 1, 2015
  • Award / Honor Nominee: Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching, Texas State University-San Marcos. August 1, 2011
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Civic Engagement in an Older America Project Senior Scholar Award, Gerontological Society of America. November 1, 2008
  • Award / Honor Recipient: 2006 Sociological Spectrum Article of the Year, Mid-South Sociological Association. October 1, 2006
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Dean's Award for Excellence in Service from the College of Liberal Arts, Texas State University. August 1, 2013

Selected Grants

  • Chee, Kyong H (Principal), Gerhart, Olga S (Co-Principal), Kim, Seoyoun (Co-Principal). Storytelling, Generativity, and Well-Being among Persons Living with Dementia, Texas State University, $17991. (Funded: July 1, 2018 - December 31, 2019). Grant.
  • Chee, Kyong H (Principal), Johnson, Christopher (Co-Principal). University Lecturers Series, Texas State University, Institutional (Higher Ed), $4000. (Submitted: April 1, 2014). Grant.
  • Chee, Kyong (Principal). Head Start Program Community Needs Assessment 2012,, Community Action, Inc. of Central Texas, Private / Foundation / Corporate, $3600. (Submitted: January 1, 2012). Grant.
  • Kotarba, Joseph (Principal), Chee, Kyong (Principal). Needs Assessment for the Human Services Advisory Board,, City of San Marcos, Texas, Municipal, $35000. (Submitted: June 1, 2012). Grant.
  • Chee, Kyong (Principal). The 2012 Multicultural Curriculum Transformation and Research Institute, Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies, Texas State University, Institutional (Higher Ed), $1200. (Submitted: May 1, 2012). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

PACE/COLA/Career Services Outreach Committee
August 2018-Present
Gerontological Society of America
March 2018-Present
Institutional Representative
Academy for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) (Formerly, Association for Gerontology in Higher Education).
September 2017-Present
MSDA Advisory Council
September 2016-Present
Faculty Senate Liaison
Texas State University
September 2015-Present