Faculty Directory



Namhee Kim, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Communication Disorders

Office Phone: (951) 552-8725
E-mail: nkim@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: James 473
Office Hours:

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Communication Sciences and Disorders University of Texas at Austin 2010
M.A. Russian Linguistics Yonsei University 2001
B.A. Russian Language and Literature Yonsei University 1998

Courses Taught

Speech and Hearing Sciences
Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing Mechanism
Research Methods


Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

Typical speech/language development in early childhood
Acoustic analysis of speech production
Early lexicon and language input on speech acquisition


Teaching Experience

Assistant Professor, Communicative Disorders, California State University Long Beach


Research, Presentations, & Publications

McMicken, B. L., Berg, S.V., & Kim, N. (2012). An Exploration of Single Word Perception (CVC) and Speech Production in a Person with Congenital Aglossia, California Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention, San Jose

Kim, N. & Davis, B. L. (2011). Phonetic Analysis of Consonant Assimilation in Early Words, International Child Phonology Conference, York, North Yorkshire, UK.

Kim, N. & Davis, B. L. (2009). Consonant Assimilation in Early Phonological Development, SRCD Biennial Meeting, Poster Session, Denver, CO, April, 2009

Kim, N. & Davis, B., L. (2007). Influences of Production Constraints and Input on Early Word Acquisition”, SRCD Biennial Meeting, Poster Session, Boston, MA


Church Membership & Activities

East Sarang Community Church


Interests & Hobbies

Husband Jong-Wha Bai, children Michael and Daniel
Enjoy spending time with family


Personal Philosophy

Proverbs 1:7
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge
Isaiah 41:10
Do not fear, for I am with you; Do not anxiously look about you, for I am your God I will strengthen you, surely I will help you, Surely I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.
John 8:32
Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.