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 

Certifications
Pennsylvania License in Speech Language Pathology
Arizona License in Speech Language Pathology
New York License in Speech Language Pathology
Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology

Professional Affiliations
American Speech-Language Hearing Association
Pennsylvania Speech and Hearing Association
Arizona Speech and Hearing Association
Arizona Infant Mental Health Coalition
Society for Research in Child Development
Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention

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

Presentations
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.

Wilcox, M. J., Guimond, A. B., & Kim, S. (February, 2010). The relationship between home visiting practices focused on teaching caregivers and children's outcomes. Poster presented to the biannual convention of the Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention, San Diego, CA.

Kim, S., Cardon, T., & Wilcox. M. J. (November, 2009). Home versus center EI visits: Strategies to encourage caregiver participation. Poster session presented to the annual convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, New Orleans, LA.

Kim, S., & Ingram, D. (November, 2009). A user’s guide to the computer programs for language transcripts. Poster session presented to the annual convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, New Orleans, LA.

Kim, S., Carnahan, C. L., & Wilcox, M. J. (2009, April). Does caregiver verbal responsivity interact with treatment to predict child word Learning? Poster session presented to the Society for Research in Child Development biennial meeting, Denver, CO.  

Kim, S., Carnahan, C. L., & Wilcox, M. J. (2008, November). Caregiver verbal responsivity to prelinguistic versus symbolic communication. Poster session presented to the annual convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Chicago, IL.

Kim, S., & Wilcox, M. J. (2007, November). Does maternal verbal responsivity predict word learning of children with language delay? Poster session presented to the annual convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Boston, MA.

Hallowell, B., Kim, S., Franko, N., Reid, A., Evans, A., Jackson, C., et al. (2002, November). How well do we control for vision in neurogenic language disorders research? Poster session presented at the annual meeting of American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Atlanta, GA.

Marinellie, S., Kim, S., & Owens, A. (2002, May). Beyond –ing and –ed: Advanced syntactic structures used by school-age children with Specific Language Impairment (SLI). Poster session presented at Ohio University Regional Conference on Hearing, Speech, and Language Sciences, Athens, OH.