Jini Roby, Professor

Department: Social Work


Email: jiniroby@byu.edu

Office: 2166 JFSB

Phone: 801-422-5085


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.

Research Interests

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

Recent Publications