B.S. Early Childhood Education, Duksung Women's University, Seoul, Korea
M.Ed. Early Childhood Education, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
PhD. Early Childhood Education, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Shin Ji has been teaching at JMU since 2009. Prior to joining JMU, she was a faculty at Cumberland University in Lebanon, TN. Shin Ji taught preschool and kindergarten in a laboratory school in Korea. She was involved in several international and national early childhood curriculum projects as a research assistant, curriculum consultant and teacher training coordinator. Her areas of teaching, research, and service include refugee education, spiritual issues in education, teacher efficacy beliefs, teacher development, and early childhood education. Shin Ji enjoys cooking for her family and friends.