- BA in English Literature and Linguistics, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
MA in TESOL, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
PhD in Multicultural Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- Dr. Jisook Paik has been teaching English Language and TESOL courses in Korea, China, and the United States. She is interested in teaching ESL grammar, research methods, and writing, as well as ESL teacher training for culturally responsive teaching. She was also involved in publishing textbooks: English Grammar for Writing for college level ESL program and English Reading and Writing, a textbook used in high schools in Korea. She has taught at American University since Fall 2013.