Bachelor in English Language and Literature, Korea University, Seoul, 1988. Master of Arts in Second Language Communications and Culture Education, University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1992. Doctor of Philosophy in Second Language Communications and Culture Education, University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1995.
Instructor University Minnesota, 1990—1994. Research associate Korea University, Seoul, 1996—1998. Assistant professor Catholic University Korea, Pucheon, 1998—1999, Ewha Woman's University, Seoul, since 2000.
Lecturer Seoul Teacher Training Center, 1996—2002. Visiting professor University Minnesota, 2004.
Secretary general KATE, since 2010. Member Korcham, since 2001. Member of Korean Ministry Education, Science & Technology (consulting professor since 2009), National Institute International Education since 2008, American Council Teaching Foreign Languages (Korea) (committee member 2008-2010), Korean Association Foreign Languages Education since 2009, Sociolinguistic Society Korea, Korean Association Teachers English, Intrnational Association Applied Linguistics.
Married Jeonghun Park, December 20, 1989. Children: Serin Park, Sejune Park.