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Joung Hee Krzic

Joung Hee Krzic, portrait
Assistant Professor of Instruction in Japanese
Gordy 353


M.A., Education, Ohio University, 1988

B.S., Korean Linguistics and Literature, Young Nam University, Korea, 1978

Research Areas of Interest

  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Language and Cultural Identity
  • Methods and Materials in Japanese
  • Language Usage in Informal and Formal Settings
  • Effect of Foreign Loan Words in Japan and Korea

Professional Experience

Assistant Professor of Instruction in Japanese, Department of Linguistics, Ohio University, 1997-present

Cross-cultural Advisor, Ohio Program of Intensive English, Ohio University, 1998-present

Conversation Partner Coordinator, Ohio Program of Intensive English, Ohio University, 1988-present

Lead Instructor in Japanese Language, Kazuo Yamada Study Abroad Program, Ohio University, 1993-1994

Teacher’s Aide, East Elementary School, Athens, Ohio, 1987

Korean Instructor, Peace Corps Korea, 1979-1980

Korean Instructor, Dae Chong Middle School, Korea, 1978-1980

Professional Development

Korean Culture Association Advisor, Ohio University, 2016-present

Developed and taught Korean and Korean Culture class to an Honor’s Tutorial Student, 2017

Attendance at National Association of Korean Schools (NAKS) conference in Atlanta, Georgia. Introduced Friends of Korea Initiatives, 2017

Attendance at Ohio TESOL Conference, 1988-1993

Attendance at NAFSA Conference, Chicago, Illinois. Participated in sessions on Japanese students, 1992

Attendance at Great Lakes Japanese Teacher’s Conference, 1988


Tutored and planned lessons for special education summer camp at Ohio University. Introduced Japanese and Korean culture, 1987

Presentations on Korean culture to public school students in Athens, Ohio and Strongsville, Ohio, 1986-1987


Member, Ohio Association of Teachers of Japanese

Member, Friends of Korea

Past member, Ohio TESOL