Heekyoung Kim


B230 Wells Hall
619 Red Cedar Rd
East Lansing, MI 48824

FacultyEnglish Language Center



Heekyoung Kim majored in English Language and Literature at Sogang University and earned her M.A. in English education with a concentration in phonology at Seoul National University in Seoul, South Korea.  She lived in Amherst, Massachusetts for her first half year in the U.S., received her Ph.D. in English as a Second Language Education at Texas A&M University after 5 years in Texas, then moved up to South Carolina for her first job at Clemson University in 2006, and finally joined as a testing specialist the testing office of ELC in 2009.  Heekyoung’s professional interests include sociolinguistics, individual differences, and language testing in second language acquisition.