Senior Lecturer in Korean; Director of the Korean Language Program
Office: 623 Uris Hall
Office Hours: T 1:00-2:00 pm, W 4:00-5:00 pm
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. She is also the coordinator of the EALAC Language Programs. 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 served as President of the American Association of Teachers of Korean in 2018-21. She is currently serving on the editorial boards of The Education of Korean Language and Language and Information Society and as a reviewer for L2 Journal, The Korean Language in America and Journal of Less Commonly Taught Languages.
Literacies and Multiliteracies in Korean Language Learning and Teaching. In Y. Y. Cho (Ed.) Teaching Korean as a Foreign Language: Theories and Practices (pp. 117-146). (co-author; Routledge, 2021).
English as lingua franca in multilingual business negotiations: Managing miscommunication using other-initiated repairs. In L. Grujicic-Alatriste (Ed.), Linking discourse studies to professional practice (pp. 43-64) (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)