Mina Chun, Ph.D.

  Assistant Professor
  708-534-4368 ext. 4368
  Office Location: G244
  
  College: COE

  
 
Programs:
Multicategorical Special Education
Division of Education

  
  

Dr. Mina Chun is Assistant Professor of Special Education in the Division of Education. Before joining the GSU, she taught at the University of Lynchburg and Austin Peay State University. Dr. Chun received her Ph.D. in Education with an emphasis in Disability Studies at Chapman University, and M.Ed. in Special Education with an emphasis in Low Incidence Disabilities and B.S. Ed. in Special and Elementary Education at Northern Arizona University. Her research centers around exploring ways to promote access, equity, and inclusion for students with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities in the current diverse society.

Publications:

Fisher, M. E., Maghzi, K. S., Achieng-Evensen, C., Dorner, M. A., Pearson, H., Chun, M. (Eds.) (2021). Lessons from the transition to pandemic education across the US education system during Covid-19: Analyses of parent, student, and educator experiences. Routledge.

Chun, M. & Ferguson, D. (2019). The intersection of culture, disability, and shame: An example of Korean emerging adults with developmental disabilities and their families in South Korea. Review of Disability Studies, 15(3), 73-87. https://rdsjournal.org/index.php/journal/article/view/874

Lambert, R., Chun, M., Davis, J., Ceja, K., Aguilar, K., Moran, P. & Manset. L. (2019). “My dyslexia is like a bubble”: How insiders with learning disabilities describe their differences, strengths, and challenges. Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal. 24(1), 1–18. https://doi.org/10.18666/LDMJ-2019-V24-I2-8765

Presentations:

Kelly, C., Chun, M., & Cash, D. (2021, May). Ensuring accessibility and equity in learning in online college courses [Conference Presentation]. The 2021 ITLC LILLY Conference.

Fisher, M., Warren, G., Maghzi, K. S., Chun, M., Dorner, M. A., & Achieng-Evensen, C. (2021, April 29-May 1). Online Synchronous engagement by design: Creating zing instead of zzzzz [Conference Workshop]. The 2021 American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies Conference.

Maghzi, K. S., Fisher, M., Warren, G., Chun, M., Dorner, M. A., & Achieng-Evensen, C. (2021, April 29-May 1). Higher education’s lessons from pandemic education: Academic freedom vs. pedagogical and methodological responsibility [Conference Presentation]. The 2021 American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies Conference.

Fisher, M., Achieng-Evensen, C., Dorner, M. A., Warren, G., Chun, M., Bogdan, A., Falce, T., Gapinski, S. R., Huber, H., & Miskinyar, S. (2021, April 29-May 1). Collaborative Prismatic Inquiry: Examining Pandemic impact on high school to undergraduate [Conference Presentation]. The 2021 American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies Conference.

Chun, M., Bilenski, S., & Needle, J. (2021, April 17-20). Transition and adaptation during COVID-19: Listen to the voices of college students with dis/abilities [Conference Presentation]. The 2021 Society for Disability Studies Conference.

Fisher, M., Chun, M., Maghzi, K. S., Bachrach, T., & Dorner, M. A. (2021, April 17-20). Transitions to pandemic education: What happened to equity and access? [Conference Presentation]. The 2021 Society for Disability Studies Conference.

Cash, D., Chun, M., & Kelly, C. (2021, February 24-26). Strategies to maximize equity and digital accessibility for online college courses [Conference Presentation]. The 2021 AILACTE Conference.

Chun, M. & Gold, M. (2020, October 28-29). Removing barriers and promoting access for college students with disabilities [Conference Presentation]. The 2020 Mid-southern Interdisciplinary Sciences Association Conference.

Chun, M. & Puryear, J. (2019, December 5-7). Faculty-preferred strategies to support college students with disabilities [Conference Presentation]. The 2019 TASH Conference, Phoenix, AZ.

Chun, M. & Cash, D. (2019, November 5-8). Incorporating the professional learning community model in an undergraduate educator preparation program [Conference Presentation]. The 2019 Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children Conference, New Orleans, LA.