Dr. Seo Hyun Park

Dr. Seo Hyun Park

Associate Professor of ESL
Director, Intensive English Language Institute

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Dr. Seo Hyun Park holds a PhD degree in Foreign and Second Language Education from the Ohio State University. She currently directs and teaches at the Intensive English Language Institute at Divine Word College.


Ph.D. --  The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 2014 (Foreign and Second Language Education)

M.Ed. -- Korea University, South Korea, 2009 (English Language Education)

B.A. -- Korea University, South Korea, 2006 (English Language and Literature)

Teaching Experience

Intensive English Language Institute, Divine Word College, 2016 to Present
English Language Programs, Ohio Northern University, 2015 to 2016
Department of Teaching and Learning, The Ohio State University, 2010 to 2013
Department of English Language Education, Korea University, 2012

Classes Taught at DWC

All language skills and selected topics including American Culture and English through Film


Barros del Rio, M. A., Park, S., & Sigona, C. M. (in preparation). Handling anxiety during English language teaching practicum in Spain.

Park, S. (2022). Measuring student achievement in an intensive English program. EnglishUSA Journal, 7, 6-12.

Park, S. (2015). Teacher repair in a second language class for low-literate adults. Linguistics and Education, 29, 1-14.

Moore, L. C., & Park, S. (2014). “Something for linguists”: On-the-fly grammar instruction in a Dutch as foreign language classroom. L2 Journal, 6(1), 1-20.

Professional Interests

Intensive English program leadership and policy, English for academic purposes

Intercultural Experience

Sabbatical in Burgos & Madrid, Spain (2023)

Professional Affiliations

English USA

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