Yoon K. Pak

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Associate Professor of Asian American Studies, Educational Policy Studies, and Center for Global Studies

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Contact Information:

  • Address:
    Education Policy, Organization and Leadership 371 Education 1310 S Sixth M/C 708 Champaign, IL 61820
  • Telephone: (217)300-2819
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Biography

Yoon Pak's (Ph.D., University of Washington, 1999) research interests include: (current) history of intercultural education from the 1930s-1950s, (past) history of education in Seattle as it affected Japanese American schoolchildren during WW2. Her teaching includes Asian American education in historical and contemporary contexts, and history of American education.

Publications

Books

  • Wherever I Go I'll Always be a Loyal American: Schooling Seattle's Japanese Americans during World War II. . New York: RoutledgeFalmer, 2001.

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Journal Articles

  • Pak, Yoon K. ""if there is a better intercultural plan in any school system in america, i do not know where it is" - the san diego city schools' intercultural education program, 1946-1949." Urban Education 37.5 (2002): 588-609.
  • Pak, Yoon K. "Unraveling the "model minority" stereotype: Listening to asian american youth." Urban Education 36.1 (2001): 152-158.