Mia is a language psychologist and active researcher presenting her work in various conferences, workshops, and teacher training sessions based on her expertise in Korean-English bilingualism and biculturalism. She currently holds two external funding projects. Her current research includes the experience and expression of emotion in Korean and English, the effect of study abroad experience on language learning, and the curriculum development using Minecraft.
Mia welcomes postgraduate research proposals in the teaching and learning of the Korean language, culture and history, Korean-English translation, multilingual/multicultural identity development, and the role of Korean pop culture and online gaming in learning Korean.
Mia has been actively involved in developing innovate curriculum for Korean language learners including Korean heritage language learners in European countries. One of her recent activities involves teaching Korean history using Minecraft for Korean European adolescents.