Mimi Kim

Dr. Mimi Kim is an Associate Professor at the School of Social Work. She is a long-time anti-domestic violence advocate in Asian immigrant and refugee communities and other communities of color and remains active in the promotion of community organizing, community accountability, transformative justice, and restorative justice approaches to violence intervention and prevention. Dr. Kim currently teaches social work policy and macro social work practice. She also supervises MSW thesis projects.


University of California, Berkeley,School of Social Welfare, PhD, 2014

New York University, School of Social Work, 2001-2003; MSW, 2003

University of Wisconsin, Madison, Graduate Studies, Sociology, 1984-1987

Stanford University, Graduate Studies, Economics, 1983-1984

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, BS, Economics, 1983

Current CV for Dr. Mimi Kim:

Dr. Kim’s research is in the area of social movements and community organizing with an emphasis on domestic violence and sexual assault in communities of color.

  • Community Organizing
  • Social Movements
  • Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
  • Immigrant Communities and Communities of Color
  • Transformative Justice, Restorative Justice, and Interpersonal Violence
  • Critical Criminology

  • Foundation Social Policy
  • Foundation Macro Practice
  • Applied Social Work Projects
  • Thesis Advising