Hae-Young Kim

Professor of the Practice in the Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

External address: 
2204 Erwin Road Room 205, Box 90414, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: 
Box 90414, Durham, NC 27708-0414
(919) 660-4364


Her research and teaching interests include L2 Korean morpho-syntactic development, bilingualism, heritage language development and maintenance, and content-based instruction of language with focus on history, literature and cultural studies. She has published on tense/aspect morphology and relative clause construction in L2 Korean, Korean heritage language students in the U.S. and classroom discourse in a content-based language class.

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., University of Hawaii at Manoa 2000

  • M.A., Victoria University (New Zealand) 1991

  • M.A., Seoul National University 1985

  • B.A., Seoul National University 1983

Short Term visiting scholars program awarded by Korea Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2015

Wolfe-Quintero, K, Inagaki, S, and Kim, H-Y. Second language development: Measures of fluency, accuracy & complexity. Second Language Teaching and Curriculum Center, University of Hawaii Press, 1998.

Kim, E, and Kim, H-Y. "A case for instructional focus on pragmatics: Request strategies of advanced Japanese learners of Korean." Teaching and Learning Korean as a Foreign Language. Ed. AS Byon and DO Pyun. 2012.

Kim, H. "Korean in the United States." Language Diversity in the U.S. Ed. K Potowski. Cambridge University Press, July 2010. 164-178.

Lee, JS, and Kim, H-Y. "Heritage language learners’ attitudes, motivations and instructional needs: The case of post-secondary Korean language learners." Teaching Chinese, Japanese and Korean Heritage Students: Curriculum Needs, Materials and Assessment. Ed. K Kondo-Brown and JD Brown. Mahwah, NJ:Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2008. 159-185.

Kim, H-Y, and Lee, E. "The development of tense and aspect morphology in L2 Korean." Frontiers of Korean language Acquisition. Ed. JJ Song. London: Saffron Books, 2007.

Kim, H. "Communicative approaches to teaching Korean." Studies on Korean in Community Schools [in Korean]. Ed. D Lee, S Cho, M Lee, M Song, and W O Grady. Second Language Teaching and Curriculum Center. University of Hawaii Press, 2000.

Kim, H. "Input modification: comprehensible or perceptible input?." Linguistics and language teaching: proceedings. Ed. C Reves, C Steele, and C Wong. University of Hawaii Press, 1996.

Kim, H. "Intake from the speech stream." Attention and awareness in foreign language learning. Ed. Schmidt. University of Hawaii Press, 1995.

Kim, H, and Choi, Y. "Development of Aspect Morphology in Korean." Journall of Language Science 23.4 (2016): 203-225. Open Access Copy

Cho, Y-MY, Kang, S, Kim, H-S, Lee, HS, Wang, H-S, Kim, H-Y, Kim, H-S, and Suh, J. "OVERVIEW." The Korean Language in America 19.2 (2016): 153-153. Full Text

"CURRICULUM/CURRICULAR FRAMEWORK." The Korean Language in America 19.2 (2016): 178-178. Full Text

Kim, H. "Development of NP forms and discourse reference in L2 Korean." Ed. H-M Sohn. Korean Language in America (special issue): Innovations in Teaching Korean (2012): 211-235.

Kim, H. "Commentary." Ed. JS Lee and SJ Shin. Heritage Language Journal 6 (2008): 94-104. (Scholarly Commentary)

Lee, E, and Kim, H. "Reference to past and past perfect in L2 Korean." Ed. H-S Wang. The Korean Language in America 12 (2007): 67-84.

Lee, E, and Kim, H-Y. "On cross-linguistic variations in imperfective aspect: the case of L2 Korean." Language Learning 57.4 (2007): 651-685. (Academic Article)