Lecturer in East Asian Languages & Literatures
Contact & Office Hours
Tuesday & Friday,
And by appointment.
Wright Hall 228
C.A.G.S., University of Massachusetts Amherst
M.A., Saint Michael’s College
M.A., Ewha Women’s University, Seoul, Korea
B.A., Chosun University, Kwang-ju, Korea
Suk Massey’s research areas are globalization and its effects on nonnative English-speaking teachers of English in Korea, second language acquisition, English for specific purposes, and heritage and nonheritage Korean language learners.
Massey has been teaching language for more than 20 years at the college level, including five years in Korea and 17 years in the United States. She teaches Korean in authentic contexts using task-based activities. In order to provide her students with rich Korean cultural experiences, Massey coordinates activities such as a Korean cooking class, a Lunar New Year Celebration and a Korean manners workshop in Korean traditional dress, Hanbok.