Namhee Kim, PhD
Associate Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders NSSLHA CBU Chapter Advisor
Office Phone: (951) 552-8725 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Office Location: Health Science Campus F75 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|
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
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
Assistant Professor, Speech Language Pathology, California State University Long Beach, 2011-2012
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. (April, 2017). The role of adult language behaviors in child vocalizations and vocabulary development, California Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention, Pasadena, CA.
Kim, N. & Davis, B. L. (November, 2016). Lexical effects on individual variability of consonant repetition patterns in early words, American Speech-Language Hearing Association Annual Convention, Philadelphia, PA.
Kim N. (April, 2016 a). Effects of a caregiver’s language behaviors on child vocalizations: a cross-linguistic study, California Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention, Anaheim, CA.
Kim, N. (April, 2016 b). 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, B. L. (November, 2015). Overall and developmental patterns of consonant manner repetition in early words. American Speech-Language Hearing Association Annual Convention, Denver, CO.
Kim, N. (March, 2015). 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, B. (November, 2014). Group patterns and individual variations in consonant assimilation and vowel context effects. American Speech-Language Hearing Association Annual Convention, Orlando, FL.
Kim, N. & Davis, B. (November, 2013). Intervening Vowel Consonant 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. (November, 2012). 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. (June, 2012). 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. (May, 2012). 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. (May, 2012). Word Perception in a Case of Congenital Aglossia: Born without Tongue", CSULB research competition, Long Beach, CA.
Kim, N. & Davis, B. (June, 2011). A Phonetic Analysis of Consonant Assimilation in Early Words, International Child Phonology Conference, York, North Yorkshire, UK.
Kim, N. & Davis, B. (April, 2009). Consonant Assimilation in Early Phonological Development, SRCD Biennial Meeting, Poster Session, Denver, CO.
Kim, N., Davis, B., & Bedore, L. (March 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, 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
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.