Jin Hyung Lim

Jin Hyung Lim is a PhD student in the 2022 cohort of the School Psychology Program at the Berkeley School of Education. He is a recipient of a prestigious scholarship for his five-year PhD study funded by Korea Foundation for Advanced Studies (KFAS). He obtained BA in Education (with Summa Cum Laude) and MA in Special Education at Seoul National University in South Korea. When he was in Korea, he worked as a research assistant in the Special Education Research Institute at Seoul National University and an instructor of an individualized reading program (Tiers 2/3) for students at risk for learning disabilities.

Jin Hyung's research interests include multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS), social emotional learning, scale development, evidence-based & culturally-informed practices, and teacher well-being. He currently conduct some research examining the role of social emotional learning in adolescents' development by using both variable- and person-centered approaches. He has published 12 peer-reviewed articles and 13 national/international conference presentations as of August 2023. His excellence in research has been recognized by receiving the Asian American Research Grant from the Asian American Research Center at UC Berkeley, two Division 16 (School Psychology) Blue Ribbon Student Poster Awards, and the Division 16 Student Research Forum Travel Award.

Specializations and Interests

Multi-Tiered Systems of Support, Social Emotional Learning, Scale Development, Evidence-Based Intervention, Culturally Responsive Instruction

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MA, Special Education, Seoul National University

BA (Honors), Education, Seoul National University

Curriculum Vitae

Jin Hyung Lim cv