List of Contributors, Vol. 6, No. 2
Mihyon Jeon is a assistant professor in the Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics at York University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Her research interests includes heritage language maintenance, biliteracy, second language development, and EFL in Asian context.
Olga Kagan is an editor of the Heritage Language Journal and the director of the UCLA Center for World Languages and the National Heritage Language Resource Center. She also coordinates the Russian language program in the UCLA Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures.
Hae-Young Kim is Associate Professor of the Practice of Korean at Duke University. Her academic work focuses on heritage language development and maintenance, morpho-syntactic development in Korean, content-based instruction of language, and curriculum development for college Korean. She has published on Korean heritage learners’ attitudes and motivations, development of tense and aspect morphology in L2 Korean, and classroom discourse in a content-based language class.
Jin Sook Lee is an Assistant Professor in the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Her research focuses on the cultural, sociopolitical, and sociopsychological factors that shape language development among children of immigrants. Her work has published in the International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, Foreign Language Annals, Bilingual Research Journal, Language Learning and Technology, and Language Culture and Curriculum. She also serves on the editorial board of the International Multilingual Research Journal and Language Arts.
Eunjin Park is Visiting Assistant Professor at the Department of Linguistics and TESOL at the University of Texas at Arlington. She earned her Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics at New York University in 2007. Her research interests include sociolinguistics, linguistic anthropology, language socialization, language ideologies, language and ethnic identity, second language acquisition, heritage language development and maintenance, bilingualism, and Korean American community.
Sarah J. Shin is an Associate Professor of Education and Co-Director of the M.A. Program in ESOL/Bilingual Education at the University of Maryland Baltimore County. She specializes in bilingualism, heritage language education, and TESOL teacher education. Her recent publications include her book, Developing in two languages: Korean children in America (Multilingual Matters, 2005) and her articles, High-stakes testing and heritage language maintenance (In Kondo-Brown, K., ed. Heritage language development: Focus on East Asian Immigrants, 2006) and Preparing non-native English-speaking ESL teachers (Teacher Development, 2008).
Youngjoo Yi is an assistant professor in ESOL/Literacy in the College of Education at Georgia State University. She has been interested in exploring the nature of adolescent immigrant students’ in and out-of-school literacy learning as well as their negotiation of multiple literacies and identities. Her work has been published in various journals including Journal of Second Language Writing, Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, and Journal of Asian Pacific Communication.