I am an applied linguist and language teacher, currently working as a Lecturer in Korean Language for the Department of East Asian Studies at Princeton University.
My main research interest sits at the intersection of language assessment, second language writing, language proficiency standards (e.g., CEFR, ACTFL), and corpus-based methods. Thus far, I have primarily focused on investigating linguistic characteristics and textual features of second language (L2) English at various proficiency levels. I plan to direct these interests toward desgining standards-based practices for foreign language programs and building/analyzing Korean language corpora for teaching purposes.
I have a wide range of personal interests and, though amateur, enjoy: traveling and nature photography, night sky photography, Major League Baseball and statistics, and R programming.
On this website, I share some research tools and methods as I work through them for my academic projects or personal enjoyment. Feel free to explore, leave comments, and/or contact me!
Ph.D. in Second Language Studies, 2019
Michigan State University
M.Ed. in English Education, 2013
Graduate School of Education, Yonsei University
B.A. in English Language and Literature, 2011
I am a teaching instructor for the following courses (2019-2020) at Princeton University: