OPINION & COMMENTARY
Abandoning standardised testing is good, but don’t repeat South Korea’s mistakes, Times Higher Education, May 24, 2020
Is Trump to blame for falling international enrollment? University World News, November 20, 2019
The US admissions scandal shows that perceptions of opportunity are narrowing, Times Higher Education, March 28, 2019
TALKS & INTERVIEWS
Why are fewer South Koreans studying in the United States? Korea Economic Institute of America, October 23, 2020
Commentators have pointed to the “Trump Effect” for falling international student enrollment in the U.S. higher education sector. When taking a closer look at student mobility trends from South Korea, however, the facts and figures tell a different story. Please join KEI for a discussion with international education expert Stephanie Kim on the underlying causes of this concerning trend, particularly internationalization efforts in South Korean higher education, and the significance for the U.S. and the U.S.-South Korea relationship.
Korea Questions: Does Korea offer lessons for the US college admissions scandal? USC Korean Studies Institute, May 16, 2019
“It’s a story of corruption….it is also a story of the lengths to which families will go to ensure access to elite universities for their children, a story that has played out in South Korea.” Stephanie K. Kim discusses the US admissions scandal in relation to the extreme competition over entry into elite higher education in South Korea.
Research referenced in and quoted in South Korean institutions lure global talent, Nature Index, May 28, 2020
Quoted in Total international student enrolment continues to fall, University World News, November 20, 2019
Quoted in After 73 years, Fulbright program is still looking to change the world, Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies, November 13, 2019
Quoted in ‘You are welcome here’ say advocates for international education, Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies, January 31, 2019
Quoted in US college degrees lose mystique among Asian students, Nikkei Asian Review, May 15, 2018
Quoted in Five emerging trends in higher education, Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies, February 12, 2018
Research referenced in Feeling unwelcome in Korea, Inside Higher Ed, March 17, 2016
Research referenced in Foreign academics in Korea: Disempowered and ready to leave?, Times Higher Education, March 15, 2016
Profiled in UC버클리 CKS 새디렉터 스테파니 김씨 [Stephanie Kim, new director of the UC Berkeley Center for Korean Studies], The Korea Times in San Francisco, April 17, 2015
In Focus: The future of higher education, Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies, February 4, 2020
Here I interview Dr. Bryan Alexander, a higher education futurist at Georgetown University, about what colleges and universities can do to prepare for future changes in demographics, technology, and economics.
In Focus: Study abroad, Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies, March 5, 2019
Here I interview Dr. John Lucas, President and CEO of International Student Exchange Programs (ISEP), the world’s largest exchange consortia, about the benefits of study abroad.
In Focus: International branch campuses, Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies, September 27, 2018
Here I interview Amol Dani, CFO of Georgetown University Main Campus and former COO of Georgetown University in Qatar, about the future of international branch campuses.
In Focus: Higher education and the labor market, Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies, April 30, 2018
Here I interview Dr. Anthony P. Carnevale, Director of Georgetown’s Center on Education and the Workforce, about the relationship between higher education and the labor market.
In Focus: Leadership in higher education, Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies, March 13, 2018
Here I interview Dr. Kelly Otter, Dean of Georgetown’s School of Continuing Studies, about what makes a good leader in higher education.