World Languages and Cultures
Dr. Jisook Paik’s research interests include SLA, language education planning, cross-cultural communication and culture in bilingual education, and qualitative methods in classroom-based research. Before she joined AU as a TESOL faculty member, she worked as a visiting scholar at University of North Florida. She taught at Soongsil University in Seoul, Korea for many years and also taught at different TESOL graduate schools in Korea. Her teaching experiences include on-line TESOL/ESL programs in Korea and she was involved in teacher training and ESL/bilingual program development projects in China, Cambodia, and Mongolia.
PhD in Educational Policy Studies at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
MA degree in TESOL at UIUC
BA degree in English Lang and Lit. at Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea