Department of Communication
Sciences and Disorders

West Chester University

Dr. Cheryl D. Gunter, Chair
201 Carter Drive, Suite 400
West Chester, PA  19383
Phone:  610.436.2115
Fax:  610.436.3388
cgunter@wcupa.edu


Sojung Kim, Ph.D. CCC-SLP
Assistant Professor

Education
Ph.D. in Speech and Hearing Science
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; August 2010

M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology
Ohio University, Athens, OH; August 2002

B.A. in Child Psychology and Education
Sung Kyun Kwan University, Seoul, Korea; February 1996 

Courses Taught
 West Chester University, Pennsylvania
SPP 106          Anatomy of Speech and Hearing Mechanisms
SPP 501          Foundations of Research in Speech Pathology
SPP 551          Clinical Practicum  

Arizona State University, Arizona
SHS 191          Science of Human Communication
SHS 500          Research Methods
SHS 572          Language Assessment and Intervention in Infants and Toddlers
SHS 580          Clinical Practicum: Early Child Language

Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals
Grillo, E. U., Koenig, M. A., Gunter, C. D., & Kim, S. (2014). Teaching CSD graduate students to think critically, apply evidence, and write professionally. Communication Disorders Quarterly, 36, 241-251. doi: 10.1177/1525740114549014

Kim, S., & Clarke, E. (2015). Case study: An iPad-based intervention on turn-taking behaviors in preschoolers with autism. Behavioral Development Bulletin, 20, 253-264. doi: 10.1037/h0101314

Kim, S., Im, H., & Kwon, K. (2015). The role of home literacy environment in toddlerhood in development of vocabulary and decoding skills. Child and Youth Care Forum, 44, 835-852. doi: 10.1007/s10566-015-9309-y

Kim, S., &em; Koenig, M. (2014). Selecting applicants for master’s degree SLP programs: What predicts success? PSHA Journal, 5-10.

Grants Received
Summer Undergraduate Research Institute ($2000, 6/2014) Office of Sponsored Research, West Chester University: "Melodic Intonation Therapy: Exploring the Sum of Its Parts"
Investigators: Sojung Kim and Emily Deeves
Role: P.I.

Student-Faculty Research Award ($1,000, 2/2014) College of Health Sciences, West Chester University: "Melodic Intonation Therapy: Exploring the Sum of Its Parts"
Investigators: Sojung Kim, Taiwo Whetstone, and Emily Deeves
Role: P.I.

Scholarship of Teaching Award ($600, 4/2013) College of Health Sciences, West Chester University: "Enhancing the Writing Skills of CSD Students: Assessing Technical Skills"
Investigators: Sojung Kim, Elizabeth Grillo, Cheryl Gunter, and Mareile Koenig
Role: Co-Investigator

Faculty Grants Development Award ($6,209, 11/2012) Office of Sponsored Research, West Chester University: "Child-Directed Speech, Socioeconomic status, and Knowledge of Child Development in Korean- and Spanish-Speaking Bilingual Mothers"
Investigators: Sojung Kim and Patricia Swasey Washington
Role: P.I.

Student-Faculty Research Award ($1,000, 2/2012) College of Health Sciences, West Chester University: "The Effect of the iPad on Turn-Taking Behaviors in Children with Autism"
Investigators: Sojung Kim, Elizabeth Clarke, and Nicole Cremia
Role: P.I.

Selected Presentations at National Conferences
Clarke, E., Cremia, N., Nygren, L., Miller, J., & Kim, S. (November, 2012). The effect of the iPad on turn-taking behaviors. Poster presented to the annual convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Atlanta, GA.

Grillo, E. U., Koenig, M. A., Gunter, C. D., & Kim, S. (November, 2014). Teaching students to think critically, apply evidence, and write professionally. Seminar session presented at the annual meeting of American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Orlando, FL.

Koenig, M., Gunter, C., Grillo, E., & Kim, S. (November, 2012). Analysis of written expository text produced by undergraduate SLP students. Poster presented to the annual convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Atlanta, GA.

Koenig, M., Kim, S., Grillo, E., & Gunter, C. (November, 2013). Analysis of written expository text produced by undergraduate SLP students: A second look. Poster presented to the annual convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Chicago, IL.

Koenig, M., Kim, S., & Laudermilch, E. (November, 2012). Selecting applicants for graduate studies in SLP: What predicts success? Poster presented to the annual convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Atlanta, GA.

Kim, S. (November, 2011). Children's vocabulary, code-related skills, and parental book-reading. Poster presented to the annual convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, San Diego, CA.

Kim, S., Gunter, C., Koenig, M., & Grillo, E. (November, 2015). Analysis of written expository text produced by undergraduate SLP students: Critical thinking skills. Poster session presented to the annual convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Denver, CO.

Whetstone, T., Kim, S., Reynolds, C., & Deeves, E. (November, 2014). Melodic intonation therapy: Exploring the sum of its parts. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Orlando, FL.