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Dr. Mikyung Shin Bio Page

Assistant Professor of Education

Dr. Mikyung ShinOffice: Amarillo Center 332D
Email: mshin@wtamu.edu
Phone: 806-651-8251

Professional Profile

Dr. Shin joined the College of Education and Social Sciences in 2019. She received a B.A. in Special Education and English Language and Literature from Ewha Woman's University in 2006, an M.A. in Special Education from the University of Texas at Austin in 2009, and a Ph.D. in Special Education from the University of Texas at Austin in 2013.

Teaching and Related Service

Dr. Shin teaches Special Education Teacher Preparation and Educational Diagnostician courses including Learning and Behavior Disorders, Theories of Learning Disabilities and Emotional/Behavioral Disorders, Assistive Technology, and Teaching Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities.

Dr. Shin has made numerous presentations on teaching mathematics to students with learning disabilities and developing web-based mathematics apps as instructional tools in the classroom. She has served as both the principal and co-principal investigator for grants by the National Research Foundation of Korea/Ministry of Education.

Dr. Shin is an editorial board member of the Korea Learning Disabilities Association and Learning Disability Quarterly.

Research and Creative Activity

Dr. Shin’s research interests include mathematics instruction for students with learning disabilities, instructional technology, and teacher preparation programs in special education. She is also interested in investigating the learners’ characteristics and effects of mathematics interventions for students with mathematics learning disabilities, using meta-analyses and big-data analyses.

Personal Sketch

Dr. Shin lives in Amarillo with her husband and two daughters. She appreciates her parents for providing endless love and support. She enjoys playing the violin and cooking for her family.