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Haerin Park, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Education Joined USJ:
Academic Degrees 2022. Ph.D. Boston College
2014 M.A. Korea University
2008 B.Ed. Seoul National University of Education
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Dr. Haerin Park, Assistant Professor, joins the School of Arts, Sciences, Business, & Education in the Department of Education in the fall of 2021. Dr. Park received her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with a specialization in Special Education at Boston College in May 2022. She is a teacher educator with expertise in inclusive education for diverse learners. Before joining USJ, she taught several special education courses in the Lynch School of Education and Human Development at Boston College and supervised teacher candidates in urban and suburban public schools in the Greater Boston area. Her research explores (preservice) teachers’ understanding of inclusive education and the enactment of inclusive practices for students with intersectional identities, as well as school-family-community partnerships to enhance inclusive school cultures.   

Dr. Haerin Park’s professional background includes over five years of experience as a classroom teacher working with diverse learners in an urban public elementary school in Seoul, South Korea. She was a 2018 recipient of the Korean Honor Scholarship, conferred by the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, and was awarded a Dissertation Development Grant by Boston College in 2019.