Beom Lee is Korean Language Lecturer in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures. He received his B.A. (1988) and M.A. (1990) in sociology from Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea, and earned an M.A. (2002) and Ed.M. (2005) in Instructional Technology and Media, specialized in second language learning with multimedia, from Teachers College, Columbia University. In Korea, he taught philosophy, history, and culture of Korea and English in the Republic of Korea Army as a military officer in education and psychological warfare. He also worked for Hyundai Construction and Engineering Company as an assistant project manager. Beom Lee joined Columbia faculty in 2005 and has taught Introductory, First Year and Fifth Year Korean. He has also developed online Korean language resources for First and Second Year Korean with his colleagues. His research interests include computer/mobile-based language instruction and language learning in cognitive science.