Min-Young Kim

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  • Assistant Professor

Contact Info

Pearson Hall, room #310


Min-Young Kim is an Assistant Professor of Literacy Education in the Department of Curriculum and Teaching at the University of Kansas. Dr. Kim received her Ph.D. in Language, Education, and Society from The Ohio State University. She has a background in literacy education, teacher education, and discourse analysis, with special interests in argumentative and dialogic practices. Her research interests also include the translanguaging and transnational pedagogical practices of teachers from historically marginalized communities. Her scholarly work has appeared in publications such as Research in the Teaching of English, Learning, Culture, and Social Interaction, Reading & Writing, and English Journal. She served as a conference co-chair of the Korean-American Educational Researchers Association (KAERA) and is currently holding the secretary/treasurer position in the Language and Social Processes SIG of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).


Research interests:

  • Literacy Education and Teacher Education
  • Translanguaging Practices of Korean Immigrant Teachers