Dr. Mina Min is an Assistant Professor of elementary education in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Appalachian State University. She earned her Ph.D. in curriculum studies (elementary education track) and M.S.Ed. in instructional systems technology from Indiana University. Before coming to the U.S., she worked as a teacher at two public elementary schools in South Korea, with a teaching license issued by the Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education. Her scholarship focuses on teacher agency and change in the context of educational reforms, teachers' curriculum development and practices for students from underrepresented and marginalized populations, and global–local constructions of democracy and citizenship identity. She approaches these topics from comparative, international, critical, and sociocultural perspectives. She has presented at regional, national, and international conferences and received a Joyce Cain Award for Distinguished Research on People of African Descent from the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES). Her publications appear in a host of domestic and international journals, including Education and Urban Society, the Alberta Journal of Educational Research, the School Community Journal, Democracy and Education, Asia Pacific Journal of Education, and Asian Education and Development Studies.
Title: Assistant Professor, Elementary Education
Department: Department of Curriculum and Instruction
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Phone: (828) 262-2177
Fax: (828) 262-2686
Office address233D College of Education
Boone, NC 28608