Texas Tech University

Jin Kyeong Jung, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Curriculum & Instruction

Email: jinjung@ttu.edu

Phone: 806-834-1340

Office: EDUC 312

Jin Kyeong Jung is an Assistant Professor of Language, Diversity & Literacy Studies in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Texas Tech University. Dr. Jung received her Ph.D. in Literacy, Culture, and International Education from the University of Pennsylvania. Her research interests include digital literacies, education in global contexts, multilingual learners' language and literacy practices. In her recent work, she worked closely with teachers and linguistically and culturally diverse youths across borders. She is especially interested in creating opportunities for transnational youth where they could leverage their multiple resources to become global citizens in digitally infused literacy curriculum. She has received a number of awards and fellowships for her work, including the Y.H. Park Fellowship in Korean Studies, the International Research Foundation for English Language Education's Doctoral Dissertation Grant, President Gutmann Leadership Award from the University of Pennsylvania, Turner-Schulman Graduate Fellowship, GAPSA Provost Fellowship for Interdisciplinary Innovation, and Graduate Research Grant from the James Joo-Jin Kim Program in Korean Studies. She has taught in a variety of contexts and populations including secondary school students, college students, and pre- and in-service teachers, nationally and internationally.

Jin Kyeong Jung, Ph.D.


  • Ph.D. Literacy, Culture, and International Education, University of Pennsylvania
  • M.Ed. English Language Education, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
  • M.A. Applied Linguistics and English Language Teaching, King's College London

Areas of Expertise

  • Digital Literacies
  • Second/Foreign/Multilingual Language Education 
  • Education in Global Contexts

Selected Publications

Jung. J. K. (2018). Transnational women's online literacies: Writing as social action. In B. Guzzetti, T. Bean, & J. D. Bean (Eds.), Literacies, sexualities, and gender: Understanding identities from preschool to adulthood (pp. 198-208). New York, NY: Routledge.

Stornaiuolo, A., & Jung, J. K. (2017). Public engagement and digital authoring: Korean adolescent write for/as action. In R. Naqvi & J. Rowsell (Eds.), Literacy in transcultural, cosmopolitan times (pp. 102-116). New York, NY: Routledge.

Albers, P., Angay-Crowder, T., Turnbull, S., Cho, A., Shin, J., Pang, M. E, Pace, C.L., Sena, M., Wang, H., & Jung, J. K. (2016). Learning together in holistic online critical professional development spaces. Talking Point, 27(2), 17-27.

Albers, P., Cho, A. Ram, Shin, J., Pang, M., Angay-Crowder, T., Odo, D., Jung, J. K., Pace, C. L., Sena, M., & Turnbull, S. (2015). Critical spaces for critical times: Global conversations in literacy research as an open professional practice and development resource. Global Education Review, 2(3), 46-67.

Angay-Crowder, T., Albers, P., Pace, C., Jung, J. K., Hwang, J., & Pang, M. (2014). GCLR web seminars as a venue for transformative educational policy. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 58(3), 189-191.  

Jung, J. K., & Yoon, H. (2010). Writing to read: The impact of English writing tasks on reading comprehension. Korean Journal of Applied Linguistics, 26(3), 143-164.