Korean Language Program Coordinator
Teaching Professor, East Asian Languages and Cultures
- 167 Decio Faculty Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556
- Office Hours
- M/F: 1:00pm - 2:30pm, or by appointment
- +1 (574) 631-3694
Professor Yoon teaches Korean language and culture courses. She is dedicated to development of a rigorous and cohesive Korean language and culture program as the current Korean program coordinator. She has taught at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, and Harvard University before she joined our department. Her current research interests include Intercultural Pragmatics, Korean popular culture and migration, and Korean for specific purposes. Her publications include book chapters, “Korean Society” in Essentials of Korean Culture (Korea University Press, 2013), “Curriculum Development of Korean Language for Diplomacy” in Developing Courses in Languages for Specific Purposes (University of Hawaii, 2015), "Anti-Korean Wave in Japan: Identity Clash?" and "Yet to Crest: The Korean Wave and Korean Language Learning" in The Korean Wave from a Private Commodity to a Public Good (Korea University Press, 2020), and "How to say ‘No’ in Korean: Sociopragmatic and Pragmalinguistic Analysis of Korean Speech Acts of Refusal" in The Routledge Handbook of Asian Linguistics (Routledge, 2022). She is the author of the book entitled Korean Hedges in Spoken Discourse (Korea University,2016) and the editor of The Korean Wave from a Private Commodity to a Public Good (Korea University Press, 2020).
Prof. Yoon has received the University of Notre Dame's Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C., Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching in 2019.
Ph.D. University of Hawaii at Manoa