Impact of Mentorship
Spotlight: Dr. Jin Sook Lee and Samantha Harris
Graduate Division Associate Dean Jin Sook Lee's research focuses on how sociocultural variables influence language teaching and learning processes among English language learners, heritage language learners, and bilingual students.
Her mentee Samantha Harris is a doctoral candidate studying language and literacy education. Her research focuses on the intersections of language, race, immigration, and education with a specific focus on heritage language learners and students classified as English Learners. She currently works as an instructor for the School Kids Investigating Language in Life and Society (SKILLS) Program and is part of the Migration Initiative at UCSB.