Mikyong Minsun Kim

Mikyong Minsun Kim
Associate Professor, Higher Education Administration
(202) 994-3205

Dr. Mikyong Minsun Kim has served in faculty positions at the University of Arizona – Tucson and the University of Missouri - Columbia.

Dr. Kim has testified on the effectiveness of historically Black colleges and universities before the United States Commission on Civil Rights. She has served as a grant panelist and consultant for the National Science Foundation. She currently serves on the editorial board for The Review of Higher Education.

Her teaching and research interests include equity and opportunity issues, higher education policy, college impact, finance in higher education, organizational analysis, comparative higher education, and bridging K-12, higher education, and work. She has published her research findings in numerous scholarly journals including The Journal of Higher Education, Research in Higher Education, and The Review of Higher Education.

Education
Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles
M.A. University of California, Los Angeles

Publications

Amani, M., & Kim, M. M. (in press, 2017). Study abroad participation at community colleges: Students’ decision and influential factors. Community College Journal of Research and Practice. (Online First Publication)

Kim, M. M. (2016, November 25). Making college affordable again. The Baltimore Sun, p. 19. http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/oped/bs-ed-college-affordabilit...

Han, S., Kim, M. M., & Chae, J. (2015). Korean lifelong education strategic planning and the higher education system: Global perspectives. Seoul, Korea: The Ministry of Education.

Kim, M. M. (2015). Peer tutoring in colleges and universities. College and University, 90 (4), 2-7.

Kim, M. M., & Ko, J. (2014). The impacts of state control policies on college tuition increase. Educational Policy. (On-line first - published in February.) (SSCI)

San Miguel, A., & Kim, M. M. (2014). Successful Latina scientists and engineers: Their lived mentoring experiences and career development. (On-line first - published in June.) Journal of Career Development. (SSCI)

Moakler, M., & Kim, M. M. (2014). College major choice in STEM: Revisiting confidence and demographic factors. Career Development Quarterly, 62, 128-143. (SSCI)

Yook, E., & Kim, M. M. (2014). Reflecting on assessment results to inform communication center tutor training and hiring. The Journal of Assessment and Institutional Effectiveness, 3 (2), 140-156.

Noda, A., & Kim, M. M. (2014). Learning experiences and gains from continuing professional education and their applicability to work for Japanese government officials. Studies in Higher Education, 39 (6). (On-line first - published in January 2013.) (SSCI)

Kim, M. M., Yook, E. L., & Chuang, Y. (2013). Asian faculty’s roles and satisfaction in US academia. (Chapter 12) In E. L. Yook (Ed.), Culture shock for Asians in US academia: Breaking the model minority myth. Lexington Books, NY.

Noda, A., & Kim, M. M. (2013). Continuing professional education for Japanese government officials: Study destinations and motivational factors. International Public Administration. 36 (8), 544-555.

Kim, M. M., & Williams, B. (2012). Lived employment experiences of college students and graduates with physical disabilities in the United States. Disability and Society, 27 (6), 837-852. (SSCI)

Kim, M. M., & Cummings, W. (2011). Faculty time allocation for teaching and research in Korea and the United States: A comparative perspective. Korean Social Science Journal, 38 (1), 1-40.

Kim, M. M. (2011). Early career earnings of African American students: The impacts of attendance in historically Black versus White colleges and universities. Journal of Negro Education, 80 (4), 505-520. (SSCI)

In the News

Dr. Mikyong Minsun Kim's article with GSEHD alumna Dr. Monija Amani (Ed.D., higher education administration) entitled "Study Abroad Participation at Community Colleges: Students' Decision and Influential Factors" was accepted for publication by the Community College Journal of Research and Practice. Dr. Kim also presented a research paper at the 2017 AERA annual meeting entitled "New England Regional Tuition Reciprocity: Cost-Benefit Analysis Perspective."

Dr. Mikyong Minsun Kim's op-ed Making college affordable, again was published in the Baltimore Sun.

Dr. Mikyong Misun Kim's research publication (along with Jangwan Ko) The Impacts of State Control Policies on College Tuition Increase was ranked the #1 most read article once again in the month of November in Education Policy.