Assistant Director, Center for Comparative and Global Studies in Education
Clinical Assistant Professor
EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND POLICY
Access and Equity; Diversity; ESL / ENL / Bilingual; International Education; Global Issues; Higher Education; Sociolinguistics; Multimodality, Embodiment, and Digital Literacy; Linguistic, Discourse, and Sociocultural Context; Online and Distance Learning
Namsook Kim is a clinical assistant professor in higher education in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy (ELP) and assistant director in the Graduate School of Education (GSE) Center for Comparative and Global Studies in Education (CCGSE) at the State University of New York at Buffalo. She has more than 20 years of professional experience in training educators and education leaders in the transformative intersections of language and culture in the context of multiculturalism, multilingualism and globalization, teaching language and culture to multilingual users, and assisting international business, in the United States and South Korea. She also coordinates the education studies graduate program focus area in comparative and global education. Kim's professional service includes membership of the American Educational Research Association and of bias and sensitivity committee of the New York State Education Department and the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers.