Jini Roby, Professor

Department: Social Work

Vita

Email: jiniroby@byu.edu

Office: 2166 JFSB

Phone: 801-422-5085

Bio

Jini Roby was adopted from South Korea at the age of 14. She is married to Dr. C.Y. Roby and they have three daughters, two sons in law and a grandson. Jini has worked extensively in Africa, Asia and the U.S. on child welfare/child protection issues as a social worker and attorney.

Education

  • JD in LAW from BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY, 1990
  • MS in MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPY from BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY, 1984
  • MSW in SOCIAL WORK from BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY, 1984
  • BS in SOCIAL WORK from BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY, 1977

Research Interests

International child welfare with a focus on orphan care and supportive parenting policies and programming.