Boas Yu


Associate Professor

BA, Psychology & Sociology, Certificate in Criminology & Minor in English – Rutgers College, Rutgers the State University of New Jersey
BSN, Nursing, Fairleigh Dickinson University
MSN, Clinical Nurse Specialist in Family Nursing, the College of New Jersey
Post-Masters in Family Nurse Practitioner Program, University of Massachusetts at Boston
EdD, Nurse Executive Program, Teachers College, Columbia University

Courses Taught

Geriatric nursing
Nursing research
Nursing leadership
Nursing administration practicum
Health policy
Financial management

Teaching Focus/Philosophy

Geriatric nursing; management, leadership, and research


1) Yu, B. (2013). The Era of Human Completion. Seoul, S. Korea: Cham Publishing.
2) Yu, B. (2011). The Effect of Meditation on Power and Well-being. Jun-In-Gyo-Yook, Spring, 103-105.
3) Yu, B. (2002). The Caregiving Practices of Korean-American Families: A Descriptive Study Using An Ethnographic Approach. Ann Arbor, Michigan: UMI.

Awards and Honors

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Active member since 2002
Alpha Zeta Chapter and Delta Tau At-Large Chapter

Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education
Active member since 2000

Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship, Caroline E. Stackpole Scholarship, I. H. Robb Fellowship, and Teachers College Minority Group Scholarship. Were received while attending Teachers College, Columbia University, 1999-2002

Who's Who among Students in American Universities & Colleges, 1991

Grants Won:
"Building Faculty Capacity" grant by Teagle Foundation (SEPCHE), Oct. 2013
Research Grant by Delta Tau Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International, April, 2011
St. Joseph's College Faculty Development Small Grant for research activities, Fall 2004


Boas Yu
Office: NEB 119
Phone: 267-341-3297