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Yonghee Suh

  • Yonghee Suh
  • Assistant Professor
  • Teaching & Learning
  • 167-6 Education Building
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-3284
  • ysuh@odu.edu
  • Dr. Yonghee Suh was born and raised in Seoul, Korea. She was a middle social studies teacher and received her Ph. D. from Curriculum, Teaching and Educational Policy at Michigan State University.
  • Education

    Michigan State University, 2006
    Major: Curriculum, Teaching and Educational Policy
    Degree: Ph. D.
    Seoul National University, 1998
    Major: Social Studies education
    Degree: M.A.
    Seoul National University, 1994
    Major: History Education
    Degree: B.A.
  • Research Interests

    1. Teaching social studies-history 2. Teacher knowledge and beliefs and their relationships to teaching practices 3. International textbook research
  • Licensures and Certifications

    Certification for teaching secondary social studies (Grade 7-12)
    Sponsoring Organization: South Korean department of Education, Seoul National University
    Date Obtained: 1994-02-01
  • Expertise

    Education
    Teaching & Learning history-social studies
  • 2006: Professional Development Fund, Indiana University-Northwest
  • 2005: Travel Grant, National Council for Social Studies
  • 2005: Dissertation Completion Fellowship, Michigan State University
  • 2004: Research Month Fellowship, Michigan State University
  • 1999: University Graduate Fellowship, Michigan State University
  • 1998: University Recruit Fellowship, Michigan State University
  • 1998: Outstanding Master’s Thesis Award , Seoul National University
  • 1995: Graduate Fellowship , Seoul National University
  • 1990: Undergraduate Fellowship , Seoul National University
  • 1990: University Recruit Fellowship , Seoul National University
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Between history and collective memory: History textbook controversies and how students in Japan and Korea make sense of World War II
    Sponsoring Organization: Department of Teaching and Learning
    Date: June 15, 2010 - June 15, 2011
    Awarding Organization: Old Dominion University
    Investigators:Suh, Y.
    Professional Development Grant
    Sponsoring Organization: Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, Indiana University-Northwest
    Date: 2007 - 2008
    Awarding Organization: Other
    Investigators:Suh, Y.
    Sustainable Regional Vitality Grant:
    Sponsoring Organization: Center for Regional Excellence Grant, Indiana University-Northwest
    Date: 2006 - 2007
    Awarding Organization: Other
    Investigators:Suh, Y.