Personnel Profile

Dr. Soyoung Kwon, Assistant Professor - Sociology

Dr. Soyoung Kwon

Purdue University, 2011

Before TAMUK:

Taught at Purdue University in Indiana and Haverford College in Philadelphia. Worked as a senior researcher at Gunhong Research Corp. in Beijing, China.


  • Has published articles in:
    • Journal of Health and Social Behavior
    • Journal of Mathematical Sociology
    • Sociological Perspectives
    • Journal of Aging and Health
    • Social Science & Medicine-Population Health
    • Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
    • AIMS Public Health
    • Sociological Focus

Research interests:

  • Health/Health Disparities
  • Social Stratification and Inequality
  • Life-course and Aging
  • Cross-National Comparison
  • Asian Studies
  • Work and Occupation
  • Quantitative Methods

Courses taught at TAMUK:

  • Principles of Sociology
  • Medical Sociology
  • Statistics for Behavioral Science                                   

Family Information:

Dr. Kwon and her husband, who is a faculty member in the department of mechanical engineering at TAMUK, have a 5-years old son and expect another son.  

Contact Information

Department of Psychology & Sociology
Manning 217
MSC 177 Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Kingsville, Texas 78363-8202
voice: 361-593-4893
fax: 361-593-2707
Personal Website:

This page was last updated on: January 13, 2017