SCRANTON — Sister Angela Kim, master of social work program director and associate professor of social work at Marywood University, has been selected for a Fulbright award to Romania. She will be spend time at the University of Bucharest in Bucharest, and at Ovidius University in Constanta from May 5 through June 8.
Sister Angela Kim will conduct a series of lectures and seminars for students in psychology, social work, and economics and business programs at both universities regarding immigrants and refugees’ need for psychology, social, cultural, political, and economic development. In addition, she will facilitate workshops with academics and junior researchers, as well as collaborate with the Research Center in Human Rights and Discrimination at the Ovidius University, and the Research Center in International Business and Economics at Bucharest University for immigrant and refugee studies.
The research project aims to develop policy briefs and recommendations, and to provide evidence-based services through the interdisciplinary (economics, business, and social work school) team at both universities.