Young-Suk Kim, PhD
University of California at Irvine
Young-Suk Grace Kim is a professor and senior associate dean at the University of California, Irvine. She received her EdD at Harvard University in Human Development and Psychology with a concentration on Language and Literacy, and a minor concentration on Quantitative Policy Analysis in Education. Professor Kim’s primary research areas include language, cognition, and literacy acquisition and instruction across languages and writing systems. She examines reading comprehension, reading fluency, listening comprehension, academic language, higher-order cognitive skills, written composition for English-speaking children, dual language learners including English learners, and children learning to read other languages (e.g., Korean, Spanish, Chinese, Kiswahili).