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Wonbin Kim

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Ph.D. Candidate

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.

Specific Research Areas:

The Usage-based Theory of Language Acquisition, Cognitive Linguistics, and Corpus Linguistics.

Awards and Special Recognitions:

Teaching Award (Certificate for Excellence in Teaching Language) in 2019

Major Professor:

Willson Professor in Humanities, Dept. of English
706-542-2246

Committee Members

Professor, Dept. of Language and Literacy Education
Associate Research Scientist, Center for Latino Achievement and Success in Education
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