Jung-Sook Lee

Senior Lecturer

Jung-Sook Lee is a senior lecturer at UNSW Sydney. Her research focuses on breaking the cycle of intergenerational disadvantages. She worked in the education and social work sectors for seven years before she returned to academia. She authored a much-cited article, 'Parent involvement, cultural capital, and the achievement gap among elementary school children (Lee & Bowen 2006)’. She also authored manuscripts regarding multicultural practice, out-of-home care, child poverty, school social work, student engagement, and higher education. She is a CI of 2 ARC funded projects. Her expertise is well recognised as evidenced by her appearance on TES Magazine and The Australian.

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Publications

Conference Papers
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Lee J, 2010, 'An experience of conducting social science research using LSAY95', in An experience of conducting social science research using LSAY95, ACSPRI Social Science Methodology Conference 2010, University of Sydney, Australia, presented at ACSPRI Social Science Methodology Conference 2010, University of Sydney, Australia, 01 December 2010, http://conference.acspri.org.au/index.php/conf/2010/paper/view/137
2010
Guo S; Lee J, 2009, 'Optimal propensity score matching and its applications to social work evaluations and research', in Optimal propensity score matching and its applications to social work evaluations and research, 13th Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, New Orleans, USA, presented at 13th Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, New Orleans, USA, 15 January 2009 - 18 January 2009
2009
Lee J, 2009, 'The negative effects of persistent poverty on children’s physical, socio-emotional, and learning outcomes', in The negative effects of persistent poverty on children’s physical, socio-emotional, and learning outcomes, 2n LSAC (Longitudinal Study of Australian Children Research Conference, Melbourne, Australia, presented at 2n LSAC (Longitudinal Study of Australian Children Research Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 01 December 2009
2009
Foster K; Grimes C; Lee J; Putallaz M, 2008, 'The social world of gifted adolescents', in The social world of gifted adolescents, Society for Research on Adolescence Biennial Meeting, Chicago, USA, presented at Society for Research on Adolescence Biennial Meeting, Chicago, USA, 01 January 2008
2008
Grinstein-weiss ; Lee J; Irish KI; Han C; Greeson J, 2008, 'Fostering low-income homeownership: A Longitudinal randomized experiment on Individual Development Accounts', in Fostering low-income homeownership: A Longitudinal randomized experiment on Individual Development Accounts, 12th Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, Washington DC, USA, presented at 12th Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, Washington DC, USA, 01 January 2008
2008
Lee J, 2008, 'School socialization style, student engagement, and academic performance', in School socialization style, student engagement, and academic performance, 12th Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, Washington DC, USA, presented at 12th Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research, Washington DC, USA, 01 January 2008
2008
Journal articles
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Poon AWC; Lee JS, 2019, 'Carers of People with Mental Illness from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities', Australian Social Work, vol. 72, pp. 312 - 324, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0312407X.2019.1604300
2019
Lee JS; Besch TM, 2018, 'Critical reflection on toleration in social work', European Journal of Social Work, pp. 1 - 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13691457.2018.1499612
2018
Besch TM; Lee J-S, 2017, 'On toleration in social work', European Journal of Social Work, vol. 21, pp. 1 - 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13691457.2017.1286460
2017
Lee J-S; Lee K, 2016, 'Material hardships and social support among Australian families with children', Journal of Child and Family Studies, vol. 25, pp. 1539 - 1549, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10826-015-0327-z
2016
Lee K; Lee J-S, 2016, 'Parental book reading and social-emotional outcomes for Head Start children in foster care', Social Work in Public Health, vol. 31, pp. 408 - 418, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19371918.2015.1137523
2016
Lee JS, 2014, 'The relationship between student engagement and academic performance: Is it a myth or reality?', Journal of Educational Research, vol. 107, pp. 177 - 185, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00220671.2013.807491
2014
Lee J-S, 2014, 'The attainability of university degrees and their labour market benefits for young Australians', Higher Education, vol. 68, pp. 449 - 469, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10734-014-9722-4
2014
Lee J-S, 2012, 'School social work in Australia', Australian Social Work, vol. 65, pp. 552 - 570, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0312407X.2012.675343
2012
Lee J-S, 2012, 'The effects of the teacher-student relationship and academic press on student engagement and academic performance', International Journal of Educational Research, vol. 53, pp. 330 - 340, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijer.2012.04.006
2012
Lee J-S, 2011, 'The effects of persistent poverty on children’s physical, socio-emotional, and learning outcomes', Child indicators research, vol. 4, pp. 725 - 747, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12187-011-9120-8
2011
Fraser M; Lee J-S; Kupper L; Day S, 2011, 'A controlled trial of the Making Choices program: Six-month follow-up', Research on Social Work Practice, vol. 21, pp. 165 - 176, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1049731510386626
2011
Grinstein-Weiss M; Lee J-S; Greeson J; Han C; Yeo Y; Irish K, 2008, 'Fostering Low-Income Homeownership through Individual Development Accounts: A Longitudinal, Randomized Experiment', Housing Policy Debate, vol. 19, pp. 711 - 739, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10511482.2008.9521653
2008
Bowen N; Lee J-S; Weller B, 2007, 'Social environmental risk and protection: A typology with implications for practice in elementary schools', Children and schools, vol. 29, pp. 229 - 242, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cs/29.4.229
2007
Lee J-S; Bowen N, 2006, 'Parent involvement, cultural capital, and the achievement gap in elementary school children', American Educational Research Journal, vol. 43, pp. 193 - 218, http://dx.doi.org/10.3102/00028312043002193
2006
Working Papers
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Lee J, 2010, Returns from education: An occupational status approach, NCVER, Adelaide, SA, http://dx.doi.org, http://www.lsay.edu.au/publications/2314.html
2010