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Sung Park-Johnson

  • Assistant Professor, Bilingual-Bicultural Education & Director of Bilingual and ESL Minors
  • Leadership Language and Curriculum
  • 773-325-7835
  • 2247 N. Halsted St., Room 33
  • PhD in Linguistics, Purdue University
  • MA in Linguistics, Purdue University
  • BA in Applied Linguistics and Spanish, University of Michigan
Courses Taught
  • BBE 404/304 Language, Literacy and Culture
  • BBE 570/370 Second and World Language Literacies and Cultures
  • BBE 407/307 Equity Issues in Assessment of Language Learners
  • BBE 466/366 First and Second Language Acquisition
  • BBE 560/360 Second, World, and Heritage Language Acquisition K-12

Research Interests
Bilingual language acquisition; Heritage language acquisition, loss, and maintenance; Code-switching/-mixing; Language assessment; Syntactic development by bilingual children

Selected Publications
(2017) Code mixing as a window into language dominance: Evidence from Korean heritage speakers. Heritage Language Journal.

(2016) Crosslinguistic influence of wh-in-situ questions by Korean-English bilingual children. International Journal of Bilingualism.

Awards and Honors
2015 College of Education Excellence in Teaching Award for Term/Adjunct Faculty, DePaul University
2015 Quality Matters Star Award, DePaul University
2014 and 2015 ENGAGE Faculty Recognition Award, DePaul University​