EK Cho

Speaker at the 2016 International Affairs Conference

Eun Kyeong (EK) Cho is an Associate Professor of Education at the University of New Hampshire. She was born and raised in South Korea. She received her master’s degree and doctorate from Teachers College, Columbia University, and worked with student teachers in New York City public schools. She has been in the field of early education for over 20 years as a teacher, researcher, field-experience supervisor, and teacher educator. Her research focuses on institutions that impact the quality of educational services for young children.

Areas of her research include immigrant families, technology integration in education, and early childhood teacher preparation. At the University of New Hampshire, she trains teachers to be culturally competent educators. She serves as a consulting editor of a professional journal, Young Children, published by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and a research journal, Early Childhood Research Quarterly (ECRQ). On Sundays, she enjoys teaching Korean language and culture to a group of second-generation Korean Americans.