Senior Lecturer in Korean; Director of the Korean Language Program
Office: 502D Kent
Office Hours: By appointment
Phone: (212) 854-5037
EdD: Applied Linguistics, Teachers College, Columbia University (2007)
EdM: Applied Linguistics, Teachers College, Columbia University (2000)
First Year Korean
Fifth Year Korean
Korean Linguistics and Language Pedagogy
Joowon Suh is a Senior Lecturer in Korean and the Director of the Korean Language Program. Prior to joining Columbia in 2017, she taught at Princeton University as Senior Lecturer and Director of the Korean Language Program.
In collaboration, she revised the KLEAR Integrated Korean Textbook Series and created both second and third edition of the accompanying workbook series. She also served on the task forces that created Standards for Foreign Language Learning: Korean (2012) and College Korean Curriculum Inspired by National Standards for Korean (2015).
She is currently serving her second three-year term as the Executive Secretary of the American Association of Teachers of Korean. She is also serving on the editorial boards of The Education of Korean Language and Language and Information Society and as a reviewer for Journal of Less Commonly Taught Languages and New York State TESOL Journal.
“English as lingua franca in multilingual business negotiations: Managing miscommunication using other-initiated repairs” (Multilingual Matters, 2015)
KLEAR Integrated Korean Workbook Series: Intermediate 2 (2020; co-author)
KLEAR Integrated Korean Workbook Series: Intermediate 1 (2020; co-author)
KLEAR Integrated Korean Workbook Series: Beginning 2 (2019; co-author)
KLEAR Integrated Korean Workbook Series: Beginning 1 (2019; co-author)