2014 Ph.D., Second Language Studies University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Honolulu, HI Dissertation: Creating Spaces to Belong: Multiparty Storytelling among Transnational Women in Hawai‘i. Dissertation Chair: Dr. Christina Higgins
2008 M.A., Second Language Studies (Specialization: Language and Social Interaction) University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Honolulu, HI
Scholarly Paper: “I am a ‘kirogi’ mother, so this is my job, not father’s!”: Education exodus and life transformation among Korean immigrant women
Multilingualism and identity, Language and gender, Globalization, Discourse analysis and qualitative methodologies, Family language policy, Race and ethnicity in language teaching. Language use in social media
Dr. Hakyoon Lee is an Assistant Professor of Korean in the Department of World Languages and Cultures at Georgia State University. She has been teaching Korean at Georgia State University since the fall semester of 2013. Her research interests lie at the intersection of sociolinguistics, bilingualism and multilingualism, as well as immigrant education. With an emphasis on discourse analysis, her research focuses on understanding language learners' social interactions and their use of linguistic and cultural resources in various social contexts. Dr. Lee has led different projects funded by the Korea Foundation, Academy of Korean Studies, The Ministry of Education in Korea, and STARTALK. She has published her work in Narrative Inquiry, Journal of Language, Education, and Identity and Applied Linguistics. Results from her geolocative linguistic landscape project, funded by CULTR, were recently published in the International Journal of Korean Education.
- Lee, H. (2020). Telling stories and sharing cultures for constructing identity and solidarity: A case of informal communication at a workplace, Narrative Inquiry.
- Lee, H. (2019). “ Konglish? or Multilingual Practice?”: An investigation of subtitles in Korean TV shows,” Korean Language in America, 23.
- Lee, H., & Choi, B. (in press). “From Little Korea to Real Korea: A Geolocative Linguistic Landscape Project in Korean Language Education” In Dubreil, S., Malinowski, D., Hiram, M. (Eds.). Language Teaching in the Linguistic Landscape, Springer as part of the Educational Linguistics Series.
- Lee, H. & Choi, B. (2018). Look Around You! A Linguistic Landscape Project in Study Abroad Context in Korea, International Journal of Korean Education, 4(1), 25-49.
- Kim, M., Lee, H., & Kim, Y. (2017). Learning of Korean honorifics through collaborative tasks: Comparing heritage and non-Heritage speakers. In Taguchi, N., & Kim, Y. (Eds.). Pragmatics from a Task-Based Language Teaching perspective John Benjamins TBLT series.
- Higgins, C., Furukawa, G., & Lee, H. (2016) "Teaching less commonly recognized languages on YouTube" in S. Leppänen, S. Kytölä, & E.Westinen (Eds.). Discourse and identification: Diversity and heterogeneity in social media practices, Routledge, New York and London.
- Lee, H. (2015). Telling stories and making social relations: Transnational women’s ways of belonging in intercultural contexts, Applied Linguistics, 36(2), 174-193.
- Lee, H. (2010). “I am a Kirogi mother, so this is my job, NOT father’s!”: Education exodus and life transformation among Korean immigrant women. Journal of Language, Identity, and Education (JLIE) 9(4), 250-264.
- KRN 1001 Elementary Korean I
- KRN 1002 Elementary Korean II
- KRN 2001 Intermediate Korean I
- KRN 2002 Intermediate Korean II
- KRN 3001 Advanced Korean I
- KRN 3002 Advanced Korean II
- KRN 3011 Korean Proficiency Through Korean TV
- KRN 4011 Business Korean
- KRN 4995 Korean Language, Culture, and Society
- 2016-2019 Korean Lecturer, The Department of World Languages and Cultures, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia.
- 2013-2016 Visiting Professor (position funded by Academy of Korean Studies & Korea Foundation) The Department of World Languages and Cultures, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia.
- 2012-2013 Part-time Lecturer, Department of Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
- KRN 201 Intermediate Korean I
- KRN 202 Intermediate Korean II
- 2011-2013 Korean Specialist/Language Evaluator, Atlanta International School, Atlanta GA
- 2010-2011 Instructor, Second Language Studies, the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, Honolulu, HI
- SLS 312 Techniques in L2 Teaching Reading and Writing
- SLS 380 Bilingual Education
- SLS 303 Second Language Teaching
- Invited Teaching
- 2019 Honor’s college course proposal was accepted (Fall 2019)
- Course taught
- Bilingual Education: Theory and Practice
- 2018 Invited summer graduate course teaching, Korean Language and Education Department, Yeonsei University, Seoul, South Korea
- Course taught
- Bi/Multilingual Education in Korea: seminar for Ph.D. students
- 2015 Guest Lecturer, Department of Russian and East Asian Languages and Cultures, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia.
- EASW 250 Introduction to East Asian Studies
AWARDS & GRANTS
- 2019 Korea Foundation Grant (PI) “Employment of Contract Faculty Member in Korean Language Project”, Korea Foundation, South Korea ($101,250) 2020-2022
- 2019 (PI) Seed Grant for establishing Korean as a Foreign Language Teacher Certificate Program, The Ministry of Education in Korea (a collaborative project with Korean Education Center, Atlanta, Georgia) ($ 50,000)
- 2019 Korea Foundation Grant (PI) “Employment of Contract Faculty Member in Korean Language Project”, Korea Foundation, South Korea ($24,162.50)
- 2019 Academy of Korean Studies Grant for conference and workshop (PI) “Multilingual Encounters in Korean Transnational Families: Aspirations, Language practices, and Challenges.” Academy of Korean Studies ($ 10,000)
- 2019 Korean Studies Research Grant (Co-PI, a project with Dr. Shin, University of Saskatchewn, Saskatoon, Canada) “Intraethnic othering” in linguistic construction of Koreanness: A comparative case study of Korean University Students in Canada and in the U.S.” Academy of Korean Studies ($15,000)
- 2018 Faculty Teaching Fellowship, Center for Excellence Teaching Languages, 2018-2019 ($ 20,000)
- 2018 Academy of Korean Studies Grant for Developing a Workshop for K-12 Korean teachers ($ 6,000)
- 2018 STARTALK (PI) “Development of Teacher Training Program and Student Language Immersion Program for Korean and Chinese.” National Security Agency and The National Foreign Language Center” ($ 112,000.00) (Program Director)-submitted but not awarded
- 2018 Korea Foundation Grant (PI) “Employment of Contract Faculty Member in Korean Language Project”, Korea Foundation, South Korea ($24,162.50)
- 2017 Korean Studies Research Grant (PI) “Family Language Policies, Language Practices, and Challenges in Korean Immigrant Families.” The Academy of Korean Studies ($ 24,000)
- 2017 Korea Foundation Grant (PI) “Employment of Contract Faculty Member in Korean Language Project”, Korea Foundation, South Korea ($18,500)
- 2017 STARTALK (Co-PI) “Dual Language Immersion Summer Camp Teacher Training and Student Program Development,” National Security Agency and The National Foreign Language Center” (Program coordinator and Lead instructor) ($ 111,675.00)
- 2017 Research on the Challenges of Acquiring Language & Literacy Supply and equipment funds, Georgia State University ($1700)
- 2015 CULTR (Center for Urban Learning and Teaching Research). Research Funding for Korean Geolocative Language Landscape Project, National Foreign Language