Hanna Kim is a doctoral student in Education Policy, Organization & Leadership with a concentration in Global Studies in Education (GSE) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). Her research interests focus on Americans' perception of Korean Americans as well as Korean international graduate students' academic challenges and adjustment in an American university. Hanna serves as a research assistant for the College of Education’s International Program and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. She also works for the Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies (CEAPS) in a graduate student hourly position. Prior to coming to UIUC, Hanna worked for World Vision Korea as a broadcast filing coordinator and studied her master's in Applied Linguistics and TESOL at the University of Mississippi.
Advisor: Dr. Hyun-Sook Kang
Anticipated Graduation: 2026
Ph.D. Student, Education Policy, Organization & Leadership, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Concentration: Global Studies in Education
M.A., Modern Languages with a concentration on Applied Linguistics and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, University of Mississippi
B.A., International Cultural Studies with Education in Early Childhood Education, Soonchunhang University