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Namhee Kim, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders

NSSLHA CBU Chapter Advisor

Office Phone: (951) 552-8725
E-mail: nkim@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Health Science Campus F75
Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday 12-3; Tuesday 2-4

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 Sound Disorders
    Phonetics
    Speech and Hearing Sciences
    Typical and Atypical Language Development
    Articulation and Phonological Disorders
    Language Disorders in Children
    Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing Mechanism
    Introduction to Communication Disorders
    SLPA Clinical Practicum
    Research Methods

  • 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 speech sound disorders, childhood apraxia of speech, and linguistically/culturally diverse children

  • Teaching Experience at Institutions Other than CBU

    Assistant Professor, Speech Language Pathology, California State University Long Beach, 2011-2012

  • Research, Presentations, & Publications

    PUBLICATIONS
    Kim, N. & Davis, L. B. (2021). Vowel context effects on consonant repetition in early words, Journal of Speech-Language Hearing Research, 64 (1), 40-50. https://doi.org/10.1044/2020_JSLHR-20-00216

    Kim, N. & Davis, L. B. L. (2015). A phonetic approach to consonant repetition in early words, Infant Behavior and Development, 40, 193-203. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.infbeh.2015.06.002

    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 Isolated Congenital Aglossia, Communication Disorders Quarterly, 35 (2), 74-83. https://doi.org/10.1177/1525740113504383

    PRESENTATIONS
    Mayne, L., Kim, N., Castillo, D., & Plascencia, C. (2019, November). Is graduate-undergraduate SLP student peer-teaching beneficial to learning? What three years of data say!, American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) Annual Convention, Orlando, FL.

    Kim, N. & Appenzeller, M. (2019, March). Implementation of a short-term therapist training in China: Protocol, effects, and future directions, California Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention, Pasadena, CA.

    Moon-Seo, S. K. & Kim, N (2019, March). Parental perspective on children’s play and its effect on language development, California Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention, Pasadena, CA.

    Mayne, L., Kim N. & Wakelin, J. (2019, March). Effect of Collaborative Graduate-Undergraduate Peer-Teaching on SLP Students Learnings. California Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention, Pasadena, CA.

    Kim, N. & Appenzeller, M. (2018, November). Caregiver perceptions of children with special needs in China and effect of caregiver training, American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) Annual Convention, Boston, MA.

    Mayne, L., Kim, N., Singh, S., & Lakritz, M. (2018, November). A study of peer-teaching and learning between graduate and undergraduate students in Speech-Language Pathology, American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) Annual Convention, Boston, MA.

    Kim, N. (2018, March). Cross-cultural study of the role of adult language behaviors in child vocalization, California Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention, Sacramento, CA.

    Kim, N., Nicks, A. & Yun, S. (2017, November). Caregivers’ perceptions in South Korean orphanages and implementation of caregiver training program, American Speech-Language Hearing Association Annual Convention, Los Angeles, CA.

    Kim, N. (2017, April). The role of adult language behaviors in child vocalizations and vocabulary development, California Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention, Pasadena, CA.

    Kim, N. & Davis, L. B. L. (2016, November). Lexical effects on individual variability of consonant repetition patterns in early words, American Speech-Language Hearing Association Annual Convention, Philadelphia, PA.

    Kim N. (2016, April). Effects of a caregiver’s language behaviors on child vocalizations: a cross-linguistic study, California Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention, Anaheim, CA.

    Kim, N. (2016, April). Word shape effects in consonant place and manner repetition on children between 1-3 years, California Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention, Anaheim, CA.

    Kim, N. & Davis, L. B. L. (2015, November). Overall and developmental patterns of consonant manner repetition in early words. American Speech-Language Hearing Association Annual Convention, Denver, CO.

    Kim, N. (2015, March). The role of type and token frequency in consonant assimilation in child speech. California Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention, Long Beach, CA.

    Kim, N. & Davis, L. B. (2014, November). Group patterns and individual variations in consonant assimilation and vowel context effects. American Speech-Language Hearing Association Annual Convention, Orlando, FL.

    Kim, N. & Davis, L. B. (2013, November). Intervening vowel context effect in early words. American Speech-Language Hearing Association Annual Convention, Chicago, IL.

    McMicken, B., Von Berg, S., Kim, N, Vento-Wilson, M., Brown, E., & Iskaros, K. (2012, November). CVC word intelligibility and acoustic analysis in congenital aglossia. American
    Speech-Language Hearing Association Annual Convention, Atlanta, CA.

    McMicken, B., Von Berg, S., Kim, N, Iskaros, K., Young, S., & Leahy, B. (2012, June). An exploration of single word perception and speech perception in a person with congenital aglossia, California Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention, San Jose, CA.

    McMicken, B., Von Berg, S., & Kim, N. (2012, May). Cine radiographic studies of articulatory movement during speech a person born without a tongue, CSULB Research Competition, Long Beach, CA.

    McMicken, B., Von Berg, S., & Kim, N. (2012, May). Word perception in a case of congenital aglossia: Born without Tongue, CSULB Research Competition, Long Beach, CA.

    Kim, N. & Davis, L. B. (2011, June). A phonetic analysis of consonant assimilation in early words, International Child Phonology Conference, York, North Yorkshire, U.K.

    Kim, N. & Davis, L. B. (2009, April). Consonant assimilation in early phonological development, SRCD Biennial Meeting, Poster Session, Denver, CO.

    Kim, N., Davis, L. B., & Bedore, L. (2007, March). Influences of production constraints and input on early word acquisition, SRCD Biennial Meeting, Poster Session, Boston, MA,

  • Church Membership & Activities

    East Sarang Community Church, Chino

  • Community Service & Involvement

    The Grove Community Church SOS program

  • Interests & Hobbies

    Husband Jong-Wha Bai and 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.