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Dr. Sekyung Jang
Assistant Professor of Music Therapy
P.O. Box 6968
Phone: (540) 831-6073
Fax: (540) 831-6133
Dr. Sekyung Jang, assistant professor of music, earned her Bachelor of Arts from Utah State University. She has her Master of Music from Colorado State University, and the Doctor of Philosophy in Music Education with an emphasis of Music Therapy from the University of Kansas. Dr. Jang teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in music therapy which include Psychology of Music, Clinical Orientation in Music Therapy, and Advanced Methods and Materials in Music Therapy.
Prior to her appointment at Radford University, Dr. Jang developed and implemented various music-based interventions as a founder and director of GongGam Music Psychological Institute in South Korea. Through contractual works, she served variety of clientele, including older adults in community-based settings and children and adolescence in public schools. She has also worked with children with developmental delays and emotional/behavioral challenges in both South Korea and the United States.
Her current clinical and research interests are prevention of depression in older persons, theory-based intervention research, intergenerational programming, and music therapy supervision. Dr. Jang received specialized training in Neurologic Music Therapy and presents regularly in regional, national, and international conferences and symposia.