Juhee Woo, Ph.D.


Dr. Juhee Woo is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at Appalachian State University. Dr. Woo received her Bachelor's and Master's degrees at Minnesota State University – Mankato and her Ph.D. at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Dr. Woo's research interests broadly include social inequalities, health disparities, intersectionality, aging, the life course, and mixed methods. Dr. Woo's recent research projects have focused on racial/ethnic disparities in cigarette smoking and its implications for social policies. Dr. Woo joined the department in fall 2020 and has taught Research Methods, Sociological Perspectives, and Medical Sociology. She also serves as one of the Sociology Club faculty advisors.


Dr. Woo was selected because of her expertise in examining health disparities and teaching research methods. She is also a passionate and dedicated instructor.


Teaching/Research Interests

  •  Social Inequalities
  • Health Disparities
  •  Mixed Methods
  •  Gender/Race/Class
  •  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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