Research

Selected Publications 

Research Area 1: Children Experiencing Homelessness  in Teacher Education & Curriculum

Kim, J. (2020). Homelessness as difficult knowledge in early childhood education. Early Childhood Education Journal, 48(6), 851-823.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s10643-020-01045-5   
Kim, J., & Wee, S. (2020). Silent voices of homelessness: Content analysis of homelessness in children’s picture books published in the U.S. between 1990-2016. Early Child Development and Care 190(3), 364-375. DOI: 10.1080/03004430.2018.1473388 
Kim, K., & Kim, J. (2017). Going beyond the gap between theory and practice: Rethinking teacher reflection with poststructural insights. Journal  of Early Childhood Teacher Education, 38(4), 289-303. https://doi.org/10.1080/10901027.2017.1388307
Kim, J. (2013). Against the unchallenged discourse of homelessness: Examining view of early childhood pre-service teachers, Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education. 34(4), 291-307. DOI: 10.1080/10901027.2013.845631
Kim, J. (2013). Confronting invisibility: Pre-service teachers’ perspectives toward homeless children. Early Childhood Education Journal. 41(2), 161-169. DOI: 10.1007/s10643-012-0529-6 

 

Resarch Area 2: Immigrant Children & Families (particularly focusing on Korean Americans/Korean immigrants)

Kim, J., Wee, S. & Meacham, S. (2021). What is missing in our teacher education practices: A collaborative self-study of teacher educators with  children during the COVID-19 pandemic. Studying Teacher Education.17(1), 22-37. https://doi.org/10.1080/17425964.2021.1895102
Kim, J., Wee, S., & Kim, K. (2018). Walking the roads as immigrant mothers and teacher educators: A collaborative self-study of three Korean immigrant early childhood educators. Studying Teacher Education. 14(1), 1-17. DOI: 10.1080/17425964.2017.1411255
Kim, J. (2014). “You don’t need to be mean. We’re friends, right?”: Young Korean-American children’s conflicts and references to friends. Journal of Early Childhood Research, 12(3), 279-293. https://doi.org/10.1177/1476718X14538591
Kim, J., & Lee, K. (2011) “What’s your name?” Names, naming practices, and contextualized self of young Korean-American children. Journal of Research in Childhood Education. 25(3), 211-217. https://doi.org/10.1080/02568543.2011.579854
Kim, J. (2011). Korean immigrant mothers’ perspectives: The meanings of a Korean heritage language school for their children’s American early  schooling experiences. Early Childhood Education Journal. 39, 133-141 

 

Research Area 3: Qualitative Research

Meacham, S., Kim, J., Wee, S., Kim, K. (2021, online first). ReZoomⓒing our academic home using the suda approach. Qualitative Inquiry https://doi.org/10.1177/10778004211002771 
Kim, J., & Lim, M. (2013). Culturally responsive research methods: A reflection on two ethnographic studies of Korean immigrant children and parents in the U.S. International Journal of Early Childhood Education, 19(1), 5-21

In Press Publications:

Lim, M., Kim, J., & Lee, K.  (2021, online first).  Subcontracted mothering: A discourse on professionalism in childcare in South Korea. European Early Childhood Education Research
Kim, J. (in press). Wrestling with dilemmas, vulnerabilities, and hopes: Being an immigrant mother and a transnational teacher educator. In Kitchen, J., Tidwell, D. & Fitzgerald, L. (Eds.). Self-study and diversity III: Inclusivity and diversity in teacher education. Sense Publishers.

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Awards & Fellowships

    • Kennesaw State University Summer Research Fellow 2021-2022, KSU, GA
    • Bagwell College of Education Research Scholarship Award 2020-2021, KSU, GA
    • Bagwell College of Education  Research Fellowship Award 2019-2020, KSU, GA
    • Barbara A. Sizemore Scholars Program Research Fellow, 2010-2012, Duquense Universiy, PA 
    • Presidential Scholarship Award, 2010, Duquesne University, PA 
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