Juhee Woo, Ph.D.

Dr. Juhee Woo joined the faculty at Appalachian State University in 2020. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Colorado Boulder and Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Dr. Woo's research interests are broadly rooted in social inequalities, and more specifically in health disparities. Using both quantitative and qualitative research methods, she has examined how and why specific subpopulations are at greater health risks, with a special focus on cigarette smoking. 

Courses Taught

  • The Sociological Perspective
  • Research Methods
  • Survey Methods
  • Deviance in U.S. Society
  • U.S. Race/Ethnic Relations

Teaching/Research Interests

  •  Social Inequalities
  • Health Disparities
  •  Mixed Methods
  •  Gender/Race/Class
  •  Social Psychology
  •  Aging and the Life Course

 Recent Publications

 Woo, Juhee. 2018. “Gendered Stigma Management Among Young Adult Women Smokers in South Korea.” Sociological Perspectives 61(3): 487-508.  https://doi.org/10.1177/0731121417751377

Mollborn, Stefanie, Juhee Woo, and Richard Rogers. 2018. “A longitudinal exploration of US teen childbearing and smoking risk.” Demographic Research 38(24): 619-650.  https://www.demographic-research.org/volumes/vol38/24/

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Department of Sociology

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-6393

Office address
229B Chapell Wilson Hall


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