Dr. Jeongeun Kim’s scholarship focuses on how institutions of higher education use their autonomy to organize strategies for revenue generation and resource allocation to remain competitive. Her research examines how policies related to the financing of postsecondary education affect access, affordability, and quality. Her work also addresses how changes in the organizational policies and practices of colleges and universities would impact stakeholders, including the students and faculty at those institutions.
Process and outcome in counseling and psychotherapy groups; The therapy relationship: Working alliance, Real Relationship and Transference-Countertransference; Actor-Partner Interdependence Model applied to groups; Dyadic methods for analyzing the therapeutic relationship; Longitudinal analyses.
Research focus: Social Justice, addressing the opportunity gap & educational debt; Restructuration of non-STEM content disciplines (civics, arts, humanities, social sciences) through critical data science & computational literacies, and constructionist computation using game-based learning (GBL), for grades 5-8.