Faculty & Staff 2017-06-07T03:39:08+00:00
Dr. Sang Yee Cheon, KLFC Director

Sang Yee Cheon

Director, KLFC
Ms. Lydia Chung, KLFC Program Coordinator

Lydia Chung

Coordinator, KLFC
Dr. Ho-min Sohn, KLFC Consultant and former director of KLFC

Ho-min Sohn

Senior Consultant, KLFC
Dr. Dong-kwan Kong, KLFC MA program coordinator

DongKwan Kong

MA Program Academic Coordinator, KLFC

Sumi Chang

BA Program Academic Coordinator, KLFC
Ms. Dianne Juhn, KLFC Graduate Assistant

Dianne Juhn

Graduate Assistant, KLFC
Dr. Sang Yee Cheon, KLFC Director

Sang Yee Cheon

Moore Hall 352
(808) 956-2054
scheon@hawaii.edu

Director, Korean Language Flagship Center
Associate Professor, Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures

Her primary research interests include Korean Phonology and Phonetics, Second Language Acquisition, Content-Based Instruction, Teaching Language and Culture of Korea through Korean Film. She is a recipient of the Board of Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching at UHM in 2009.

Ms. Lydia Chung, KLFC Program Coordinator

Lydia Chung

TP 110
(808) 956-8469
lydiajc@hawaii.edu

Program Coordinator, KLFC
Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures

Dr. Ho-min Sohn, KLFC Consultant and former director of KLFC

Ho-min Sohn

homin@hawaii.edu

Senior Consultant, KLFC
Professor Emeritus, Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures

His primary research interests include Syntax, General Linguistics, and Sociolinguistics.

Dr. Dong-kwan Kong, KLFC MA program coordinator

DongKwan Kong

Moore Hall 420
(808) 956-8292
dongkwan@hawaii.edu

MA Program Academic Coordinator, KLFC
Assistant Professor, Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures

His teaching and research interests include acquisition, pedagogical theories, assessment of Korean as a second language, and Task-Based Language Teaching in particular.

Sumi Chang

Moore Hall 354
(808) 956-8406
changhan@hawaii.edu

BA Program Academic Coordinator, KLFC
Instructor, Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures

Drawing from her background in Political Science, Educational Psychology, and ESL, Sumi has taught an array of proficiency level courses at UHM. She is a recipient of 2016 College of LLL Excellence in Teaching Award. Her teaching and research interests include sociolinguistics and SLA.

Ms. Dianne Juhn, KLFC Graduate Assistant

Dianne Juhn

TP 108
(808) 956-3117
diannej@hawaii.edu

Graduate Assistant, KLFC
Lecturer, Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures