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  • Associate Professor, Educational Leadership&Policy
  • Faculty Research Associate, Utah Education Policy Center
801-587-1739
https://irenehyoon.com

Professional Service

  • Nourishing Leadership Team Capacity for LGBTQ+ Inclusion with the Welcoming Schools Curriculum. 2022 - 2023
  • Entity: Genealogy Peer Reviewer. 2021 - present
  • Entity: Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership Editorial Board. 2021 - present
  • University Council for Educational Administration. Executive Committee. 2021 - present
  • University Council for Educational Administration. Role: Co-Founder And Facilitator. Special Interest Group: Asian American & Pacific Islander Scholars in Educational Leadership, Organizations, and Policy. 2021 - present
  • Entity: American Educational Studies Association Critics' Choice Book Award Selection Committee. 2021 - present
  • Entity: Journal of Educational Administration Peer Reviewer. 2021 - present
  • Role: Advisory Board Member. Entity: Vanderbilt University Supporting Instructional Growth in Mathematics (SIGMa): Enhancing Urban Secondary Teachers' Professional Learning through Formative Feedback (NSF-funded project, PI: Ilana S. Horn). 2019 - 2019
  • University Council for Educational Administration. Plenum Session Representative. 2018 - 2021
  • Entity: Educational Administration Quarterly Associate Editor. 2018 - 2021
  • Entity: Leadership in Education, Section of Frontiers in Education Editorial Board, Review Editor. 2017 - present
  • Entity: University Council of Educational Administration; American Educational Research Association, Division A Role: Faculty Mentor David L. Clark Graduate Student Research Seminar in Educational Leadership and Policy. 2017 - 2017
  • University Council for Educational Administration. Role: Member. Annual Convention Rubrics Committee. 2017 - 2017
  • University Council of Educational Administration. Role: Member. Annual Convention Reviewer Rubrics Committee. 2016 - 2017
  • University Council of Educational Administration. Role: Member. Equity Committee. 2016 - 2017
  • University Council of Educational Administration. David L. Clark Graduate Student Research Seminar in Educational Leadership and Policy, Faculty Mentor and Proposal Reviewer. 2016 - 2017
  • Leadership and Inquiry for Turnaround, Planning Team. 2016 - 2018
  • Utah Education Policy Center, Bridgeworks Speaker Series. 2016 - present
  • Entity: Race Ethnicity & Education Peer Reviewer. 2015 - present
  • Role: Member. Entity: University Council on Educational Administration Barbara L. Jackson Scholar Network Advisory Committee. 2015 - present
  • Role: Plenum Session Representative. Entity: University Council on Educational Administration Representative for University of Utah on organization's governance body (Plenum Session). 2014 - 2017
  • Entity: University Council on Educational Administration Program Committee for 2015 Annual Convention in San Diego, CA. 2014 - 2015
  • Role: Peer Reviewer. Entity: Review of Educational Research peer reviewer of new and revised submissions. 2014 - present
  • Entity: Educational Administration Quarterly Peer Reviewer. 2014 - present
  • Entity: Journal of Critical Thought and Praxis Peer Reviewer. 2014 - present
  • Entity: American Educational Research Journal Editorial Board, Section on Social and Institutional Analysis. 2013 - 2015
  • Entity: American Educational Research Journal Peer Reviewer, Section on Social and Institutional Analysis. 2013 - present
  • Utah Afterschool Network. team facilitator at leadership institutes. 2012 - 2014
  • Faith & Race Seminar, Presenter/Planning Team (2011) and Group Facilitator (2009), Quest Church, Seattle, WA. 2009 - 2011
  • Entity: University of Washington College of Education Associated Students of the College of Education Faculty Council Representative. 2009 - 2010
  • Entity: Quest Church Faith and Race Seminars - co-planner, presenter, and facilitator. 2009 - 2011
  • Entity: University of Washington College of Education Associated Students of the College of Education Board Member. 2008 - 2009
  • Entity: University Council on Educational Administration peer reviewer, paper discussant, and session chair for annual meetings, 2008-present. 2008 - present
  • Entity: University of Washington College of Education New Student Mentor. 2007 - 2011
  • Entity: University of Washington College of Education Educators for Social Justice Officer. 2007 - 2008
  • Entity: American Educational Research Association annual conferences - peer reviewer, session chair, paper discussant. 2007 - present

Internal Service

  • Women of Color Academics. Panelist And Member, 2017 - present. service.
  • Ph.D. Admissions Committee. 2015 - present. service.
  • University Teaching Committee. Member, 2015 - 2018. service.
  • Undergraduate Degree Development Committee. Member, 2014 - 2014. service.
  • "What Can I Do? An action-oriented dialogue about Ferguson and beyond," co-sponsored by College of Social Work and College of Education. Participants from across University and community members. Planner And Facilitator, 2014 - 2014. service.
  • Role: Program Development Ed.D. Program Capstone Development. 2013 - 2015. service.
  • Inclusive Design/Design Justice Work Group. College Of Education Co-Facilitator, 2021 - present. service.
  • Retention, Promotion, and Tenure (RPT) College Advisory Committee. 2021 - present. service.
  • Retention, Promotion, and Tenure (RPT) Departmental Advisory Committee. Chair, 2021 - present. service.

Honors & Awards

  • Literati Awards, Highly Commended Paper, Journal of Educational Administration. Emerald Publishers, 2020
  • Early Career Teaching Award. University of Utah Early Career Teaching Award, 2019
  • College of Education Teaching Award. College of Education, University of Utah, 2019
  • Outstanding Reviewer, for peer reviews conducted for American Educational Research Journal - Section on Social and Institutional Analysis. American Educational Research Association, 2015
  • Doi Doctoral Dissertation Fund, awarded $1000. University of Washington College of Education, 2010

In the Media

  • Faircloth, S., Mackey, H., O’Brien, C., Watson, T., & Yoon, I. (Producers & Hosts), Nash, J.B., & Byrne-Jiménez, M. (Executive Producers). “Café UCEA Live at the Convention” [audio podcast episode]. In Café UCEA. University Council for Educational Administration. 2021.
  • Yoon, I.H. (Producer & Host), Nash, J.B., & Byrne-Jiménez, M. (Executive Producers). (2021, September 13). “Experiences of Asian Americans Informs Leadership Preparation, Equity, and Inclusion” (No. 2) [audio podcast episode]. In Café UCEA. University Council for Educational Administration. 2021. https://cafe-ucea.captivate.fm/episode/experiences...
  • Yoon, I.H. (2021, June 2). Learn the history of inequality so we can build a better future [Commentary]. The Salt Lake Tribune, A7. 2021. https://www.sltrib.com/opinion/commentary/2021/06/...
  • Beachum, F. (Host). (2021, April). “Dare to be: Critical conversation about Asian discrimination with Dr. Jessica Liu and Dr. Irene Yoon” [video podcast episode]. In Education for the 21st Century. Lehigh University. 2021. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=34LDr9yCzxk
  • King, J. (2017, December 27). Experts: Racism exists in your school and few teachers are trained to handle it. Deseret News. 2017. https://www.deseretnews.com/article/900006386/expe...
  • The Voice: Highlights from 2017. 2017. https://vialogues.com/vialogues/play/41989
  • The Voice: featuring Irene Yoon. "Trading Stories: Middle-Class White Women Teachers and the Creation of Collective Narratives about Students and Families in a Diverse Elementary School". 2017. https://vialogues.com/vialogues/play/40085
  • Michael, A., & Bartoli, E. (2014). What White Children Need to Know About Race [Theme Article]. Independent School Magazine, Summer issue. 2014. http://www.nais.org/Magazines-Newsletters/ISMagazi...