KIM KORINEK portrait
  • Director, Asia Center, Asian Studies Program
  • Associate Professor, Sociology Department

Research Keywords

  • Population Studies - Developing Countries
  • Intergenerational Relationships
  • Immigrants
  • Gender Issues
  • Family relationships: theory and research
  • Demography
  • Child or Maternal Health

Presentations

  • Nativity-Based Fertility Differentials in South Africa and the United States (with Guadalupe Aguilera), poster accepted for presentation at Population Association of America Annual Meetings, Chicago, IL, April 25-27, 2017. Poster, Accepted, 12/20/2106.
  • “Playing Mah-jong Together? A Multilevel Analysis of Social Engagement among Chinese Middle-Age and Older Adults” (with Ha Trinh and Ming Wen), paper presented at the American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, August 19-22, 2016. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/20/2017.
  • "Disaster Vulnerability, Displacement, and Infectious Disease: Nicaragua and Hurricane Mitch," (with Peter Loebach), American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Environment and Technology Roundtables. Presentation, Accepted, 03/13/2017.
  • “Intergenerational Relationships among Families Influenced by War: An Investigation of Vietnamese War Survivors,” paper accepted on Invited Symposium “Long-Term Outcomes of Military Service on Aging: International Perspectives,” 21st IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics, San Francisco, CA, July 23-27, 2017. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 01/2017.
  • “Migration and the Social Structural Correlates of Adolescent Fertility in Vietnam, 1989 to 2009,” paper presented at the Centre for Family and Population Research Seminar Series, National University of Singapore, October 30, 2015. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/15/2016.
  • “Migration, Modernization and the Predictors of Adolescent Fertility in Vietnam from 1989 to 2009,” paper presented at the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences/UNESCO International Forum on Gender Dimensions of Social Exclusion: Towards More Inclusive Policies for Women, Ha Noi, Vietnam, September, 29, 2015. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/29/2016.
  • “Playing Mah-jong Together? A Multilevel Analysis of Social Engagement among Chinese Middle-Age and Older Adults” (with Ha Trinh and Ming Wen), paper presented at the American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, August 19-22, 2016. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 02/04/2016.
  • "Migration and the Social Structural Correlates of Adolescent Fertility in Vietnam, 1989 to 2009," paper presented in the Centre for Family and Population Research Seminar Series. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/30/2015.
  • Korinek, Kim, Peter Loebach and Ha Ngoc Trinh. "Military Service and Smoking in a Cohort of Northern Vietnamese Older Adults," accepted for poster session at Population Association of America meetings, May 1, 2015. Poster, Accepted, 02/2015.
  • Religious Belief, Religiosity and Mental Health in Context: An Analysis of Older Adult Depressive Symptoms across Latin America and the Caribbean (with Nekehia Quashie and Ha Trinh). Population Association of America Annual Meeting. Boston, Massachusetts. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 05/01/2014.
    http://paa2014.princeton.edu/sessions/68
  • Determinants of Tetanus Toxoid Immunization during Pregnancy in Vietnam: How Individual, Household and Community Matter (with Ha Ngoc Trinh). Pacific Sociological Association Annual Meeting. Portland, Oregon. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/30/2014.
  • A Comparison of Post-Apartheid Occupation Stratification between Immigrants and Native South Africans. (with Martha Munezhi). Pacific Sociological Association Annual Meeting. Portland, Oregon. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/27/2014.
    http://pacificsoc.typepad.com/files/2014-psa-progr...
  • “War, Trauma and Later Life Chronic Conditions: An Analysis of Arthritis in Vietnamese War Survivors” (with Peter Loebach and Bussarawan Teerawichitchainan). Paper presented at American Sociological Association Annual Meeting. New York, NY. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/10/2013.
  • “Military Service, Post-Trauma Symptoms, and Health in Older Adulthood, An Analysis of Northern Vietnamese Survivors of the Vietnam War” (with Bussarawan Teerawichitchainan). Population Association of America Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 13, 2013. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 04/13/2013.
  • “Ethnic Disparities in Prenatal Care Utilization in Vietnam” (with Ha Ngoc Trinh). Population Association of America Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 11, 2013. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 04/11/2013.
  • “Mekong Initiative at the University of Utah,” invited presentation given at meeting of the Consortium of Researchers on China and Asia, University of Utah, February 3, 2012. Presentation, Presented, 02/03/2012.
  • Military Service, Stressful Events and Post-Trauma Symptoms in a Sample of North Vietnamese Older Adults," poster presented at Population Association of America Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, May 4, 2012. Poster, Accepted, 12/2011.
  • “The Long-Term Impact of War on Health and Well-Being in Northern Vietnam: Some Glimpses from a Recent Survey.” Invited Lecture given at the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, October 28, 2011. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/28/2011.
  • The Long-Term Impact of War on Health and Well-Being in Northern Vietnam: Some Glimpses from a Recent Survey, paper presentation, Population Association of America, April 2, 2011 . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/02/2011.
  • Prenatal Care and Low Birth Weight among Immigrant and Racial-Ethnic Minority Women in a New Immigrant Destination.” Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, February 19, 2010. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/19/2011.
  • “Shifting Coresidence Near the End of Life: Comparing Decedents and Survivors of a Follow-up Study in China” (with Zachary Zimmer). Population Association of America Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas, April 16, 2010. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/16/2010.
  • Prenatal Care among Immigrants and Racial-Ethnic Minorities in a New Immigrant Destination: Exploring the Impact of Legal Status, presented at Population Association of America Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas, April 16, 2010. Poster, Presented, 04/16/2010.

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • Integration of the Undocumented and Documented in a New Destination: Utah . PI: Ken Jameson. Co-PI(s): Kim Korinek, Ming Wen, Julie Stewart, Thomas Maloney, Claudio Holzner. Russell Sage Foundation, 07/15/2008 - 07/15/2010. Total project budget to date: $250,000.00
  • Mekong Region Initiative. PI: KORINEK,KIM. HENRY LUCE FOUNDATION, 03/01/2013 - 03/01/2017. Total project budget to date: $450,000.00

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • South-Eastern Asia

Publications

  • Curran, Sara R. and Kim Korinek. “Accounting for Migrant Selectivity in a Context of Growing Heterogeneity.” Invited contribution to Annual Review of Sociology. . In progress, 03/01/2017.
  • Han Li, Yehua Dennis Wei, and Kim Korinek. Forthcoming. “Modeling Urban Expansion in the Transitional Greater Mekong Region,” Urban Studies. In press, 02/08/2017.
  • Korinek, Kim, Ming Wen, and Ha Trinh. “Playing Mah-jong Together? A Multilevel Analysis of Social Engagement among Chinese Middle-Age and Older Adults,” under review at American Sociological Review.. Submitted, 01/03/2017.
  • Korinek, Kim, and Peter Loebach. 2016. “Migrant Networks, Immigrant and Ethnic Economies, and Destination Development,” pp. 362-390 in the Sociology of Development Handbook, edited by Gregory Hooks et al. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press. Published, 07/2016.
  • Korinek, Kim, Loebach, Peter, and Ha Trinh. 2016. "Military Service and Smoking in a Cohort of Northern Vietnamese Older Adults," International Journal of Public Health, 62(1): 43-51. Published, 03/05/2016.
  • Ha Ngoc Trinh and Kim Korinek. 2016. "Ethnicity, Education Attainment, Media Exposure, and Prenatal Care in Vietnam." Ethnicity and Health, 22(1):83-104. Published, 02/2016.
  • Korinek, K., Loebach, P., & Teerawichitchainan, B. (2016). Physical and Mental Health Consequences of War-related Stressors Among Older Adults: An Analysis of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Arthritis in Northern Vietnamese War Survivors. The Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, gbv157. Published, 02/2016.
  • Korinek, Kim, Quashie, Nekehia and Ha Ngoc Trinh. Religiosity, Major Life Stressors and Mental Health in Context: An Analysis of Older Adult Depression across Latin America and the Caribbean. Submitted to Journal of Aging and Health. Submitted, 02/2016.
  • Korinek, Kim and Peter Loebach. "Migrant Networks, Immigrant and Ethnic Economies, and Destination Development," chapter in the Handbook of Sociology of Development, University of California Press. Submitted, 12/2014.
  • Munezhi, Martha and Kim Korinek. "Immigrant and Native South African Income Disparities in the Post-Apartheid Era". In progress, 11/2014.
  • Korinek, Kim and Bussarawan Teerawichitchainan. 2014. "Military Service, Stressful Events and Post-Trauma Symptoms in a Sample of North Vietnamese Older Adults,” American Journal of Public Health 104(8):1478-87.. Published, 08/2014.
    http://ajph.aphapublications.org/doi/abs/10.2105/A...
  • Peter Loebach and Kim Korinek. 2016. “Crossing Borders, Crossing Seas: The Philippines and Continuities in Migration.” International Migration. 54(1):137-151.. Published, 11/2012.
  • Korinek, Kim and Sureeporn Punpuing. 2012. “The Effect of Househld and Community on School Attrition: An Analysis of Thai Youth.” Comparative Education Review 56(3):474-510. Accepted, 08/2012.
  • Bussarawan Teerawichitchainan and Kim Korinek. 2012 “The Long-term Impact of War on Health and Wellbeing in Northern Vietnam: Some Glimpses from a Recent Survey.” Social Science & Medicine 74(12): 1995-2004. Published, 06/2012.
  • Ann Vogel and Kim Korinek. 2012. "Passing by the Girls: An Assessment of Remittance Allocation for Educational Expenditures and Social Inequality in Nepal’s Households.” International Migration Review 46(1):61-100. Published, 03/2012.
  • Korinek, Kim and Ken R. Smith. 2011. “Prenatal Care Utilization by Native-born and Immigrant Women in a New Destination: The Case of Utah.” Social Science & Medicine 72(10):1695-1703. Published, 05/2011.
  • Korinek, Kim, Zachary Zimmer, and Danan Gu. 2011. “Marital Status Transitions and Patterns of Intergenerational Co-residence among China’s Elderly.” Journal of Gerontology:Social Sciences 66B(2):260-270. Published, 03/2011.
  • Chen, Feinian and Kim Korinek. 2010. “Family Life Course Transitions and Rural Housheold Economy During China’s Market Reform.” Demography 47(4):963-987. Published, 11/2010.
  • Maloney, Thomas N. and Kim Korinek (editors). 2010. Migration in the 21st Century: Rights, Outcomes and Policy. Published, 09/2010.
  • Zimmer, Zachary and Kim Korinek. 2010. “Shifts in Coresidence among the Oldest-Old in China: Comparing Decedents and Survivors," Demography 47(3):537-544. Published, 07/2010.