Assistant Professor, CSU Long Beach
Mimi Kim is a long-time practitioner and engaged researcher in the areas of domestic violence and sexual assault intervention and prevention with a focus on Asian immigrant and refugee communities.
Her prevention research investigates:
- Community engagement and organizing strategies to prevent domestic and sexual violence.
- Models, concepts and skills that promote social network member roles and effectiveness as first responders to violence.
- The linkages between prevention and intervention in practice, research and policy.
- Evidence building to enhance culturally competent prevention strategies.
- Intersectional dynamics based upon categories of race, gender, class, sexuality, immigration status, ability/disability, religion, age as it relates to exposure to violence, competent prevention practices and underlying structural conditions.
Her populations of interest include:
- Asian American and Pacific Islander communities.
- Marginalized and underserved communities including communities of color, poor, immigrant and LGBTQ communities.