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Jinhee Kim, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
School of Education
Instruction and Leadership in Education

102D Canevin Hall
Phone: 412.396.1164

Education:

Ph.D., Early Childhood Education, University of Georgia, 2009
M.Ed., Early Childhood Education, University of Georgia, 2004
Referred Articles

Lim, M & Kim, J. (accepted). Culturally responsive research methods: A reflection on two ethnographic studies of Korean immigrant children and parents in the U.S. International Journal of Early Childhood Education.

Kim, J. (accepted). "You don't need to be mean. We're friends, right?": Young Korean-American children's conflicts and references to friendship. Journal of Early Childhood Research.
 
Kim, J. (accepted). Against the unchallenged discourse of homelessness: Disrupting the discourse of early childhood pre-service teachers toward children experiencing homelessness, Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education.
 
Kim, J. (2012). Confronting invisibility: Pre-service teachers' perspectives toward homeless children. Early Childhood Education Journal. (online first) Doi: 10.1007/s10643-012-0529-6 (print version will be forthcoming)
 
Kim, J., & Lee, K. (2011) "What's your name?" Names, naming practices, and contextualized self of young Korean-American children. Journal of Research in Childhood Education. 25, 211-217.
 
Kim, J. (2011). Korean immigrant mothers' perspectives: The meanings of a Korean heritage language school for their children's American early schooling experiences. Early Childhood Education Journal. 39, 133-141.

Book Chapters

Kim, J., & Brown, S. (2012). Behavior and classroom management of preschool children with behavioral and emotional disorders. In J. B. Kolbert & L. M. Crothers (Eds). Understanding and Managing Behaviors of Children with Psychological Disorders: A Reference for Classroom Teachers (pp. 285-308). New York: Continuum.


Presentations

International

Kim, J. (2012, November). Reconceptualizing the Discourses of Homeless and Children Experiencing Homelessness. Paper to be presented at the 20TH International Reconceptualizing Early Childhood Education, Penn State University-College Park, PA.
 
Kim, J. (2010, October). Young Korean-American children's situated self and their names. Paper presented at the 18TH International Reconceptualizing Early Childhood Education: Research, Theory, Policy and Practice, Dalton, GA.
 
Kim, J. (2007, April). Peer culture, identity, and language at a Korean language school. Paper presented at Linguistic Ethnography Seminar on Linguistic Ethnographies of Children and Youth, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain.

National

Kim, J. (2012, April). ECE pre-service teachers' perspectives of homeless children and their families. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, Canada.

Kim, J., Lee, K., & Lim, M. (2010, June). Capturing the voice of Korean immigrant children and parents: Dilemmas and challenges for culturally responsive research methods. Paper presented at The Ethics and Politics of Research with Immigrant Populations. University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.
 
Kim, J. (2010, April). "Play at ease": Korean immigrant caregivers' perspectives on their children's behaviors. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Denver, CO.
 
Kim, J. (2010, April). Entering the children's worlds: Relationships with the participants as an adult researcher in an ethnographic study. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Denver, CO.
 
Kim, J., & Lee, K. (2009, April). Living the hyphens: Naming practices among young Korean-American heritage language learners. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA.
 
Kim, J., & Lee, K. (2009, April). Leaving and homing children: Korean immigrant caregivers' perspectives on young children's future. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, CA.

Research

Awards

Presidential Scholarship Award ($ 5,000), Duquesne University. April 2010

Grants

Kim, J. (2012). Reconceptualizing the Discourse of Marginalized Young Children through Pre-service Teachers' Ethnographic Inquiry, Selected as a recipient of Annual DILE Intra-Departmental Funding for Innovation Initiative Award ($ 1, 500.00).

Wiliams, J., Kim, J., Mautino, R. (2012). Creating a Community of Learners: The Impact of Collaborations, Selected as recipients of Annual DILE Intra-Departmental Funding for Innovation Initiative Award ($, 3035.80)

Kim, J. (2010-2011). Prospective Teachers' Attitudes and Beliefs about Homeless Children and Their Families, Selected as inaugural Fellow in the Barbara A. Sizemore Scholars Program for Research in Urban Education ($2, 500.00)

Kim, J. (2011-2012). Prospective Teachers' Attitudes and Beliefs about Homeless Children and Their Families, Selected as inaugural Fellow in the Barbara A. Sizemore Scholars Program for Research in Urban Education ($2, 500.00)

Kim, J. (2010). The Clairton Collaborative-Voices for Homeless Children's Academic Success, Selected as an independent researcher for Homeless Children's Education Fund at Pittsburgh ($ 3,000.00)