Jimmy Young

California State University San Marcos

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California State University San Marcos


Dr. Jimmy Young is an Associate Professor in the department of Social Work at Cal State San Marcos. He has a range of practice experience from mental health to program evaluation and nonprofit administration. His research focuses on understanding and integrating digital and new media literacies into social work education at the intersection of Futures and Foresight practice, equity, and analyzing the impact of digital technologies on individuals, families, and organizations. In his teaching he uses a range of applied and innovative methods based upon his practice experience and research to teach across disciplines and prepare students for an increasingly digitally mediated world.