Wonbin studied at Pusan National University in South Korea, where she received her B.A. and M.A. in English language and literature. Her research interests are corpus-based research using computational techniques, natural language processing, corpus linguistics, usage-based linguistics, cognitive linguistics, language acquisition, and semantics. Her dissertation research is focused on corpus-based research employing artificial intelligence (AI). She tracks semantic change of Korean neologisms using Korean Twitter data and AI methodology (e.g., word2vec and LSTM). From 2015 to 2020, she taught Korean, working as a Teaching Assistant at the Comparative Literature Department at the University of Georgia.
The Usage-based Theory of Language Acquisition, Cognitive Linguistics, and Corpus Linguistics.
Awards, Honors and Recognitions
Teaching Award (Certificate for Excellence in Teaching Language) in 2019