This collection comprises materials collected by California State University, Long Beach Psychology Professor Emeritus John
Jung that document Southeast Asian refugee resettlement efforts during the mid to late 1970s in California and includes minutes,
agendas, handbooks, fact sheets, correspondence, newsletters, directories, reports, and anthropological survey materials from
the US government and other organizations that were supporting refugee settlement in Southern California.
John Jung was born to the only Chinese immigrant family in Macon, Georgia in 1937. He moved with his family to the San Francisco
when he was fifteen and remained in the Bay Area while he completed his BA at the University of California, Berkeley. After
earning his PhD at Northwestern University in Illinois, Jung returned to California as a Professor of Psychology at California
State University, Long Beach where he served as department chair for several years in the 1970s and published numerous papers,
reports, and textbooks on memory, motivation, research ethics, research methodology and the psychology of alcohol and other
drugs. Additionally, Jung served as Director of Career Opportunities in Research (COR), a mentoring program for minority students
funded by the National Institute of Mental Health from 1981-2006; Director of, Career Opportunities in Research and Education
(CORET) funded by the National Institute of Mental Health from 1997-2006; and the Faculty Research Coordinator (1996-2002)
for the McNair Scholars Program, funded by the U.S. Department of Education to mentor low-income students who are first in
their families to attend college or come from underrepresented groups so they may pursue Ph.D. studies. He also became a Western
Psychological Association Fellow in 1995.