Instructors at Auburn University's Korea Center - King Sejong Institute have spent years in the field of education, in South Korea and other countries. They provide students that take Korean language and culture classes with the opportunity to learn from a professional in the field. Meet our team below!

Ellie Lee

Ellie Lee
Deputy Director, Instructor

Education
  • Ph.D., Second Language Acquisition in Adult Education, Auburn University
  • M.A., English (Linguistics), Auburn University
  • TESOL Graduate Track, Hanyang University
  • B.A., International Business Management and Applied Linguistics, Kyunghee University
Classes Taught
  • IDSC 2000, Seminar in Contemporary Korea
  • INTL 3930, Summer Study Abroad Program in South Korea
  • FLKN 2010, Intermediate Korean I
Research Interests
  • Second/Foreign Language Learning Acquisition in Adult Learners
  • Intercultural Competency
Visiting Scholars from South Korea
Jeong Yeon Kim

Jeong Yeon Kim
Korean Language Instructor

Education
  • Ph.D. (ABD), Teaching Korean as a Foreign Language, Keimyung University
  • M.Ed., Teaching Korean as a Foreign Language, Keimyung University
  • B.A., Double major in Sociology and Teaching Korean as a Foreign Language, Keimyung University
Classes Taught
  • FLKN 1010
  • FLKN 2010
  • Sejong 1
  • Sejong 3
Mi Young Lee

Mi Young Lee
Korean Language Instructor

Education
  • M.A., Social Welfare, University of Seoul
  • B.A., Teaching Korean as a Foreign Language
  • Korean Language Teacher Certificate, National Institute of Korean Language
Classes Taught
  • Sejong 1 and 6
  • Conversation Sejong 3
Student Workers from Auburn University

Daniel Kim
Event Planning Assistant
K-Pop Dance Teacher
Freshman, Philanthropy and Non-Profit Studies

Arju Reza

Arju Reza
Digital Data Manager
Sophomore, Software Engr.
Business Minor

Shai Turner

Shai Turner
Graduate Student Assistant
English Speakers of Other Languages
Curriculum and Teaching

Visiting Interns in Language and Arts from South Korea
Chaeeun Kim

Chaeeun Kim
Senior, Global Korean Language and Culture Education
Keimyung University

Last Updated: January 27, 2021