Joowon Suh is Senior Lecturer in Korean and Director of the Korean Language Program in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures. She received her Ed. M. (2000) and Ed. D. (2007) in applied linguistics from Teachers College, Columbia University. Her research interests include Korean linguistics and language pedagogy, discourse analysis, sociolinguistics, interlanguage pragmatics and intercultural communication. Prior to joining Columbia in 2017, she taught at Princeton University as Senior Lecturer and Director of the Korean Language Program. She co-authored the KLEAR Integrated Korean Workbook Series: Beginning 1 (2009), Beginning 2 (2010), Intermediate 1 (2012), and Intermediate II (2013). She is currently working in collaboration to revise the KLEAR Integrated Korean Textbook Series and to create the second edition of the accompanying workbook series. Her most recent publication also includes “English as lingua franca in multilingual business negotiations: Managing miscommunication using other-initiated repairs” in L. Grujicic-Alatriste (Ed.), Linking discourse studies to professional practice (Multilingual Matters, 2015). She also served on the task forces that created Standards for Foreign Language Learning: Korean (2012) and College Korean Curriculum Inspired by National Standards for Korean (2015). She is currently serving her second three-year term as the Executive Secretary of the American Association of Teachers of Korean. She is also serving on the editorial boards of Korean Semantics and Language and Information Society and as a reviewer for Journal of Less Commonly Taught Languages and New York State TESOL Journal.