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Jamie Shinhee

Professor of Linguistics
Jamie Shinhee Lee
3069 CASL Building
4901 Evergreen Rd
Dearborn, MI 48128

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Biography and Education

Jamie Shinhee Lee is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Michigan-Dearborn and editor of "World Englishes in Pop Culture" (with Yamuna Kachru) and "English in Asian Popular Culture" (with Andrew Moody). Her research interests include world Englishes, language and popular culture, globalization and education policy, bilingualism, and Korean pragmatics /discourse analysis. Her articles have appeared in Asian Englishes, Critical Discourse Studies, Critical Inquiry in Language Studies, English Today, English World-Wide, Journal of Creative Communications, Journal of Pragmatics, Language in Society, Language Research, World Englishes as well as in several edited collections.

Teaching Interests

Sociolinguistics; Language and Popular Culture; Second Language Acquisition; Language and Gender

Research Interests

World Englishes; Bilingualism; English and Globalization; Language and Popular Culture; English in Korea; Korean Pramatics/ Discourse Analysis



Ph.D.: Linguistics, University of Illinois

Teaching and Research

Selected Publications

English in Asian Popular Culture (with Andrew Moody) Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press (2012)

World Englishes in Pop Culture (with Yamuna Kachru) Special issue in World Englishes 25 (2) (2006)

Sociolinguistics of transnationalism and issues of language, gender and generation: Korean migrant families in Australia. In Chris Jenks and Jerry Won Lee (eds.) Korean Englishes in Transnational Contexts, pp. 23-51. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan (2017)

"Everywhere you go, you see English!": Elderly women’s perspectives on globalization and English. Critical Inquiry in Language Studies 13(4):319-350 (2016)

"Go away, mute English!" Selling English in web advertising. Journal of Creative Communications 10(3):235-247 (2015)


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