Namhee Kim, PhD
Assistant Professor of Communication Disorders
Office Phone: (951) 552-8725 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Office Location: Health Science Campus G101 Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday 12-3; Tuesday 2-4
|PhD||Communication Sciences and Disorders||University of Texas at Austin||2010|
|MA||Russian Linguistics||Yonsei University||2001|
|BA||Russian Language and Literature||Yonsei University||1998|
Anatomy and physiology of speech and hearing mechanism
Introduction to Communication Disorders
Typical and atypical language development
Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests
Typical speech/language development in early childhood
Phonological acquisition of serial complexity and accuracy in early words
Acoustic analysis of typical and atypical speech
Influences of early lexicon/language input on speech acquisition
Interface of speech production and perceptual influences
Speech development in children with hearing impairments, childhood apraxia of speech, late talking toddlers, and linguistically/culturally diverse children
Assistant Professor, Communicative Disorders, California State University Long Beach
Research, Presentations, & Publications
Kim, N. & Davis, B. L. (2015). A phonetic approach to consonant repetition in early words, Infant Behavior and Development, 40, 193-203.
McMicken B., Vento-Wilson, M., Von Berg, S., Iskarous, K., Kim, N., Rogers, K., & Young, S. (2014). Semantic and phonemic listener confusions in a case of
iosolated congenital aglossia, Communication Disorders Quarterly, 35 (2), 74-83.
Kim, N. “The role of type and token frequency in consonant assimilation in child speech”. California Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention, Long Beach, CA, March, 2015
Kim, N. & Davis, B. “Group patterns and individual variations in consonant assimilation and vowel context effects”. American Speech-Language Hearing Association Annual Convention, Orlando, FL, November, 2014.
Kim, N. & Davis, B. “Intervening Vowel Consonant Effect in Early Words”. American Speech-Language Hearing Association Annual Convention, Chicago, IL, November, 2013.
McMicken, B., Von Berg, S., Kim, N, Vento-Wilson, M., Brown, E., & Iskaros, K. “CVC Word Intelligibility and Acoustic Analysis in Congenital Aglossia”. American Speech-Language Hearing Association Annual Convention, Atlanta, CA, November, 2012.
McMicken, B., Von Berg, S., Kim, N, Iskaros, K., Young, S., & Leahy, B. “An Exploration of Single Word Perception and Speech Perception in a Person with Congenital Aglossia”, California Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention, San Jose, June, 2012
McMicken, B., Von Berg, S., & Kim, N. “Cine Radiographic Studies of Articulatory Movement during speech a Person Born without a Tongue", CSULB research competition, Long Beach, CA, May, 2012.
McMicken, B., Von Berg, S., & Kim, N. "Word Perception in a Case of Congenital Aglossia: Born without Tongue", CSULB research competition, Long Beach, CA, May, 2012.
Kim, N. & Davis, B.”A Phonetic Analysis of Consonant Assimilation in Early Words”, International Child Phonology Conference, York, North Yorkshire, UK, June, 2011
Kim, N. & Davis, B. “Consonant Assimilation in Early Phonological Development”, SRCD Biennial Meeting, Poster Session, Denver, CO, April, 2009
Kim, N., Davis, B., & Bedore, L. “Influences of Production Constraints and Input on Early Word Acquisition”, SRCD Biennial Meeting, Poster Session, Boston, MA, March 2007
Church Membership & Activities
East Sarang Community Church, Chino
Community Service & Involvement
NSSLHA CBU chapter advisor
Interests & Hobbies
Husband Jong-Wha Bai, children Michael and Daniel
Enjoy spending time with family
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.