Hyunkag Cho

Hyunkag  Cho
  • Associate Professor - Tenure


  • PhD, Florida State University
  • MSW, Seongkonghoe (Korea) University
  • BA, Seoul (Korea) National University


  • Intimate partner violence
  • Cumulative victimization
  • Help-seeking
  • Health
  • Immigrants


Download Hyunkag Cho's curriculum vitae


  • Seon, J., Cho, H., Han, J., Allen, J., Nelson, A., & Kwon, I. (accepted). Help-seeking behaviors among college students who have experienced intimate partner violence and childhood adversity. Journal of Family Violence. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10896-021-00311-3.
  • Seon, J., Cho, H., Choi, G., Son, E., Allen, J., Nelson, A., & Kwon, I. (accepted). Adverse childhood experiences, intimate partner violence victimization, and self-perceived health and depression among college students. Journal of Family Violence. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10896-021-00286-1.
  • Cho, H., Seon, J., Son, E., Yun, S. H., Choi, G., & Lee, O. J. (in press). Child maltreatment, peer victimization, bystander intervention outcomes, and survivors’ long-term health. Child Welfare. 
  • Son, E., Cho, H., Yoon, S., Yoon, J., An, S., & Hong, S. (in press). Intimate partner violence victimization among college students with disabilities. Children and Youth Services Review. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2019.104741.
  • Cho, H., Kwon, I., Shamrova, D., & Seon, J. (in press). Factors for formal help-seeking among female survivors of intimate partner violence. Journal of Family Violence. Available online. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10896-019-00107-6.
  • Cho, H., Chun, J., Kwon, I., Um, M., Kim, D., Chang, H., & Seon, J. (in press). Factors related to intimate partner violence and survivors’ help-seeking among college students in South Korea. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma. https://doi.org/10.1080/10926771.2019.1587560.
  • Cho, H., Seon, J., Choi, G., An, S., Kwon, I., Choi, Y. J., Hong, S., Lee, J. O., Son, E., & Yun, S. H. (2020). Gender differences in intimate partner violence victimization, help-seeking, and outcomes among college students. Advances in Social Work, 20(1), 22-44. https://doi.org/10.18060/23675.
  • Cho, H., Shamrova, D., Han, J., & Levchenko, P. (2020). Patterns of intimate partner violence victimization and survivors’ help-seeking. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 35 (21/22), 4558-4582. https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260517715027.
  • Cho, H., Seon, J., Han, J., Shamrova, D., & Kwon, I. (2020). Gender differences in the relationship between the nature of intimate partner violence and the survivors’ help-seeking. Violence Against Women, 26, 712-729. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F1077801219841440.


  • Reviewer: Sage Open, Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma, BMJ Open, Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Journal of Family Violence, Violence Against Women.
  • Board member, Board of Directors, EVE (End Violent Encounter), Inc., Lansing, MI
  • Chair, Online Mentoring Program, Korean American Social Work Educators Association (KASWEA)
  • Chair, Research Sharing Program, KASWEA
  • Co-chair, SSWR Special Interest Group, KASWEA 


  • Macro practice (BASW)
  • HBSE theory (MSW)
  • Research and statistics (BASW, MSW, Doctoral)