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

Publications

  • Yoon, I.H. (date unknown). Critical research perspectives in school leadership: Putting dignity and humanity at the center. (pp. 99-120). Palgrave Macmillan. Accepted, .
  • yoon, i.h. (date unknown). Heeding hauntings in research for mattering. Stylus. Accepted, .
  • yoon, i.h. (date unknown). Multi-tiered pedagogies of pathologization: Disability, race, and PBIS in a diverse elementary school. Information Age Publishing. Accepted, .
  • Byrne-Jiménez, Mónica C. (date unknown). Leadership as an act of love: Leading in dangerous times. Frontiers in Education. Vol. 3, 9. Accepted, .
  • Yoon, I.H. (date unknown). Silencing racial humor in elementary school: Consequences of colormuting and whiteness for students of color. Berkeley Review of Education. Vol. 8, 28. Accepted, .
  • Yoon, Irene H. (date unknown). Yoon, I.H., Leu, S.E., Groth, C.A., McKinney, A.E., & Rorrer, A.K. (in progress). The influence of leaders’ collective efficacy on teachers’ collective efficacy when developing readiness for school improvement under high-stakes accountability. Accepted, .
  • Boatright, B. (date unknown). Instructional Coaching: Building Theory About the Role and Organizational Support for Professional Learning. American Educational Research Association (AERA). Vol. 47(4), 919-963. Accepted, .
  • Chrysan Gallucci (date unknown). Gallucci, C., Van Lare, M.D., Yoon, I.H., & Boatright, E.B. (2010). Instructional coaching: Building theory about the role and organizational supports for professional learning. American Educational Research Journal, 47(4), 919-963. Accepted, .
  • Yoon, Irene H. (date unknown). Turnaround leaders’ shifting gears in chronos and kairos time. Journal of Educational Administration. Vol. 57(6), 690-707. Accepted, .
  • Yoon, Irene H. (date unknown). Haunted trauma narratives of inclusion, race, and disability in a school community. Educational Studies. Vol. 55(4), 420-435. Accepted, .
  • Beth Boatright (date unknown). Boatright, B., Gallucci, C., Swanson, J., Van Lare, M., & Yoon, I. (2009). Medical residency model goes to school. Journal of Staff Development, 30(3), 18-20, 22. Accepted, .
  • Wei, F. (date unknown). Understanding the role of local educational departments in school improvement: Two districts in China. Educational Management, Administration, & Leadership. Accepted, .
  • Irene H. Yoon (date unknown). Martin, A., Yoon, I.H., & Fluckiger, J.J. (2016). Decision-making in school racial conflict: Challenges of leadership for social justice. Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 19(2), 12-20. Accepted, .
  • Irene H. Yoon (date unknown). Yoon, I.H. (2016). Trading stories: Middle-class White women teachers and the creation of narratives about students and families in a diverse elementary school. Teachers College Record, 118(2). Accepted, .
  • yoon, i.h. (date unknown). Justice-in-the-doing: An epilogue on whiteness-at-work in higher education. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education. Accepted, .
  • Yoon, Irene H. (date unknown). Hauntings of a Korean American woman researcher in the field. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education. Vol. 32, 447-464. Accepted, .
  • Yoon, I.H. (date unknown). Yoon, I.H. (2012). The paradoxical nature of whiteness-at-work in the daily life of schools and teacher communities. Race Ethnicity and Education, 15(5), 587-613. Accepted, .
  • Ota, Irene M. (date unknown). Ota, I.M., and Yoon, I.H. (2014, October 3). Ferguson sparks cross-campus dialogue about racialized police violence. Social Work Helper [blog/website]. Accessed online at http://www.socialworkhelper.com/2014/10/03/ferguson-sparks-cross-campus-dialogue-racialized-police-violence/. &... Accepted, .
  • Mike Knapp (date unknown). Knapp, M.S., & Yoon, I.H. (2012). Social class and education. In J.A. Banks (ed.), Encyclopedia of Diversity in Education. Sage Publications. Accepted, .
  • Irene H. Yoon (date unknown). Yoon, I.H. (2017). Considering the future of U.S. public schooling: President-elect Trump, ESSA, and educational leadership. Division A Newsletter of the American Educational Research Association. Accessed 2/17/2017 from http://aeradivisiona.org/invited-commentary.html. Accepted, .
  • Yoon, I.H. (date unknown). Educational Leadership and Organizational Management: A Review. Teachers College Record. Accepted, .

Research Keywords

  • Spain
  • Uruguay
  • Sudan
  • Navigation and Guidance Systems
  • Quantum Electronics

Presentations

  • Community College of Aurora (Colorado). (2018, November). “Humanizing Campus Culture: The Power and Peril of Collective Storytelling” Keynote Speech and workshops for college-wide in-service day for all faculty and staff. , Presented, 2018.
  • Vanderbilt University, Peabody College of Education. (2018, February). “Humanizing school culture and inclusion of haunting: New narratives for students of color with emotional and behavioral disabilities.”. , Presented, 2018.
  • AERA Annual Meeting. (2017). David L. Clark Graduate Student Research Seminar in Educational Leadership and Policy, Panel, “The Role of Education Research: Politics and Beyond.”. , Presented, 2017.
  • AERA Annual Meeting. (2016). Jackson Scholars Network Session, “Navigating the Academy” (panelist). , Presented, 2016.
  • UCEA Annual Convention. (2015). Clark Scholars Session, “From Dissertation to Publication,” Panelist. , Presented, 2015.
  • UCEA Annual Convention. (2015). Jackson Scholars Network Recognition Ceremony, Speaker. , Presented, 2015.
  • AERA Annual Meeting. (2015). Jackson Scholars Alumni Panel, “Navigating the Academy,” Panelist. , Presented, 2015.
  • Midwest Critical Whiteness Collective. (2014). “Middle-class White women teachers’ silence and silencing in classroom teaching.”. , Presented, 2014.
  • UCEA Annual Convention. (2014). “Righting Racial Discourses in an Era of Colorblindness” Critical Conversation Roundtable, Panelist. , Presented, 2014.
  • Western Governors University (2021, October). “Owning our Asianness and our leadership voices.” Pan Asian OWLS Employee Resource Group. [Keynote workshop]. , Presented, 2021.
  • Just Education Policy Institute. (2021). Coordinated by Janelle Scott, Sheneka Williams, Elizabeth DeBray, Walker Swain, Richard Blissett, and Neoma Mullens. [Panel]. , Presented, 2021.
  • UCEA Jackson Scholars Network. (2019, July). “Establishing the Contours of Your Research Agenda.” [Webinar]. , Presented, 2019.
  • University of Utah College of Education. (2019, April). “Haunting inclusion: Centering race, disability, and culture in school transformation.” [Research seminar]. , Presented, 2019.
  • David L. Clark Graduate Student Research Seminar in Educational Leadership and Policy. (2020, April). “The Job Search.” [Panel]. , Presented, 2020.
  • Utah System of Higher Education. (2019, September). “How trauma-informed education changes the school discipline paradigm.” [11th Annual Conference for School Counselors and Administrators. Presented by Dan Harnsberger. Co-developed by Irene H. Yoon.]. , Presented, 2019.
  • Utah System of Higher Education. (2019, September). “Making queer identities visible in K-12: Supporting LGBTQ+ students through inclusive practices.” [11th Annual Conference for School Counselors and Administrators. Presented by Kody Colvin & Alli Martin. Co-developed by Irene H. Yoon.]. , Presented, 2019.
  • Yoon, I.H. (2016). Knowing thy past to chart the future: A centennial look into Whiteness Studies in education then and now. Presentation in Symposium (chair: Cheryl Matias) at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, April 8-12, Washington, DC. Other, Presented, 2016.
  • Models of External Support for School Improvement to Ignite Transformation and Build Capacity for Equity [session chair]. Symposium session (refereed) at the Annual Convention of the University Council of Educational Administration, November 6-10, Indianapolis, IN. Other, Presented, 2013.
  • Groth, C.A., Yoon, I.H., & Rorrer, A.K. (2012). Turning Around Low-Performing Schools….From the Outside In? The Roles and Tensions Experienced by External School Support Teams. Ignite! session presentation at the annual convention of the University Council of Educational Administration, November 15-18, Denver, CO. Other, Presented, 2012.
  • McKinney, A.E., Groth, C.A., Yoon, I.H., Leu, S.E., Rorrer, A.K., Bradley, J.A. (2016). Leadership placement in turnaround schools: Re-envisioning district human resources practices. Ignite presentation at the annual convention of the University Council of Educational Administration, November 20-23, Detroit, MI. Other, Presented, 2016.
  • Panelist. “Anti-Racist Educational Leadership Preparation and Practice.” (2019, February). Invitational Conference, "Strengthening Anti-Racist Leaders to Advocate for Racial Equity Amongst Political Uncertainty." Spencer Foundation-sponsored conference, convened by Sarah Diem (University of Missouri) and Anjalé Welton (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign). Chicago, Illinois. Other, Presented, 2019.
  • Panelist. Women of Color Academics (WoCA) at the University of Utah. (2019, January). “Pedagogies, Gender & Race.”. Other, Presented, 2019.
  • Yoon, I.H., & Barton, A. (2018). Turnaround leaders’ shifting gears in chronos and kairos time. Paper presented at the annual convention of the University Council of Educational Administration, November 14-18, Houston, TX. , Presented, 2018.
  • Yoon, I.H., McKinney, A.E., Groth, C.A., & Rorrer, A.K. (2014). Readiness for school improvement as an issue of school climate and leadership: Including the perspectives of students, parents, teachers, and leaders. Presented at the Annual Convention of the University Council of Educational Administration, November 20-23, Washington, DC. , Presented, 2014.
  • Yoon, I.H. (2014). Trading stories: Middle-class White women teachers and the creation of narratives about students and families in a racially diverse elementary school. Paper presented at the International Conference of the Learning Sciences, June 24-28, Boulder, CO. , Presented, 2014.
  • Yoon, I.H., Groth, C.A., Rorrer, A.K., & McKinney, A.E. (2013). Indicators of Readiness for School Improvement: A Conceptual Framework for Leadership Development and School Support. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the University Council of Educational Administration, November 6-10, Indianapolis, IN. , Presented, 2013.
  • Yoon, I.H. (2013). Moving through Fields of Power and Identity in Qualitative Research: An Intersectionality Perspective to Reconceptualize Researcher Positionality. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, April 27-May 1, San Francisco, CA. , Presented, 2013.
  • Yoon, I.H., Groth, C.A., & Rorrer, A.K. (2012). Supporting Leadership Development for Schoolwide Improvement: A Comparative Case Study of Five Principals’ Leadership of Title I Schools Under Program Improvement. Paper presented at the annual convention of the University Council of Educational Administration, November 15-18, Denver, CO. , Presented, 2012.
  • Yoon, I.H. (2012). Moving through fields of power and identity in qualitative research: An intersectionality perspective to reconceptualize researcher positionality. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Critical Race Studies in Education Association, May 31-June 2, New York, NY. , Presented, 2012.
  • Yoon, I.H. (2012). Trading stories: Middle-class White women teachers and the creation of narratives about students and families in a racially diverse elementary school. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Critical Race Studies in Education Association, May 31-June 2, New York, NY. , Presented, 2012.
  • Yoon, I.H. (2011). On the meanings and functions of silence: How middle-class white women teachers socialize students of color in school. Paper presented at the 2011 annual convention of the University Council of Educational Administration, November 17-20, Pittsburgh, PA. , Presented, 2011.
  • Yoon, I.H. (2011). On the meanings and functions of silence: How middle-class white women teachers socialize students of color in school. Paper presented at the 2011 annual convention of the University Council of Educational Administration, November 17-20, Pittsburgh, PA. , Presented, 2011.
  • Yoon, I.H. (2011). Teachers’ and Students’ Negotiation of Middle-Class White Womanhood in Racially, Ethnically, and Linguistically Diverse, Low-Income Classrooms. Paper presented at the 2011 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, April 8-12, New Orleans, LA. , Presented, 2011.
  • Yoon, I.H. (2010). The collective construction of a professional culture: Middle-class white women teachers in a diverse elementary school. Paper presented at the 2010 annual convention of the University Council of Educational Administration, October 27-31, New Orleans, LA. , Presented, 2010.
  • Knapp, M.S., & Yoon, I.H. (2010). Social class and education. Paper presented at the 2010 annual convention of the University Council of Educational Administration, October 27-31, New Orleans, LA. , Presented, 2010.
  • Yoon, I.H. (2009). The paradoxical nature of whiteness-at-work in the daily life of schools and teacher communities. Paper presented at the 2009 annual conference of the American Educational Studies Association, November 4-8, Pittsburgh, PA. , Presented, 2009.
  • Yoon, I.H. (2009). Growing a study group’s purposeful conversations to develop skills for equitable instruction and cultural competence. Paper presented at the 2009 annual conference of the American Educational Research Association, April 12-17, San Diego, CA. , Presented, 2009.
  • Van Lare, M.D., & Yoon, I.H. (2009). Digging deeper, going further: A social capital analysis of a professional community in a district-wide literacy initiative. Paper presented at the 2009 annual conference of the American Educational Research Association, April 12-17, San Diego, CA. , Presented, 2009.
  • Gallucci, C., Van Lare, M., Yoon, I., & Boatright, B. (2008). Instructional coaching: Using theory to understand the role and its professional learning challenges. Paper presented at the 2008 annual conference of the American Educational Research Association, March 24-28, New York, NY. , Presented, 2008.
  • Yoon, I.H. (2008). Instructional coaching, institutions, and the achievement gap: Using New Institutionalism of Sociology and Critical Race Theory to examine instructional coaching as a district-wide reform. Paper presented at the 2008 annual conference of the American Educational Research Association, March 24-28, New York, NY. , Presented, 2008.
  • Gallucci, C., Boatright, B., Van Lare, M., & Yoon, I. (2007). District reform and embedded professional development: Learning in the context of practice. Symposium participant at the annual convention of the University Council for Educational Administration, November 2007, Washington, DC. , Presented, 2007.
  • Yoon, I.H. (2018). Leadership for humanizing education: Schoolwide inclusion for students of color with emotional and behavioral disabilities. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, April 13-17, New York, NY. , Presented, 2018.
  • Yoon, I.H., Groth, C.A., Leu, S.E., McKinney, A.E., Rorrer, A.K., Bradley, J.A. (2017). School leaders' readiness for change: Considerations for supporting school turnaround. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, April 27-30, San Antonio, TX. , Presented, 2017.
  • Yoon, I.H., Leu, S.E., Groth, C.A., McKinney, A.E., Rorrer, A.K., Bradley, J.A. (2017). Leaders’ Efficacy for School Improvement: Building Teacher Collective Efficacy and Improving School Climate under High-Stakes Accountability. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, April 27-30, San Antonio, TX. , Presented, 2017.
  • Kalvesmaki, A., & Yoon, I.H. (2016). A school-to-prison pipeline or a system at work? Paper presented at the annual convention of the University Council of Educational Administration, November 20-23, Detroit, MI. , Presented, 2016.
  • Yoon, I.H., Groth, C.A., Leu, S.E., McKinney, A.E., Rorrer, A.K., Bradley, J.A. (2016). School leaders’ readiness for change: Considerations for supporting school turnaround. Paper presented at the annual convention of the University Council of Educational Administration, November 20-23, Detroit, MI. , Presented, 2016.
  • Harnessing the power of data in school turnaround. (2015). Symposium session. (Cori A. Groth, symposium chair). Presentation at the Annual Convention of the University Council of Educational Administration, November 20-23, San Diego, CA. , Presented, 2015.
  • Yoon, I.H., McKinney, A.E., Groth, C.A., & Rorrer, A.K. (2015). Readiness for school improvement as an issue of school climate and leadership capacity: Including the perspectives of students, parents, teachers, and leaders. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, April 16-20, Chicago, IL. , Presented, 2015.
  • Martin, A., Yoon, I.H., & Fluckiger, J.J. (2015). Decision-making in school racial conflict: Challenges of leadership for social justice. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, April 16-20, Chicago, IL. , Presented, 2015.
  • Yoon, I.H. & Byrne-Jiménez, M. (2021). The UCEA Art Salon. Innovative workshop session at the annual convention of the University Council for Educational Administration [hybrid conference], November 11-14. , Presented, 2021.
  • #Yoon, I.H. (2021). School leadership: Policy, dis/ability, and practice. Symposium with paper presentation at the annual convention of the University Council for Educational Administration [hybrid conference], November 11-14. , Presented, 2021.
  • Yoon, I.H. (2021). Patchworks of leadership haunting work for Beloved Community: Heeding hauntings of race and disability, reckoning with something-to-be-done. Paper presentation at the annual convention of the University Council for Educational Administration [hybrid conference], November 11-14. , Presented, 2021.
  • Danzig, A., & O’Brien, C.A., facilitators. (2020). Who decides? Power, disability, and educational administration. Critical Conversation Roundtable at annual convention of University Council for Educational Administration, November 17-19. [Panel]. , Presented, 2020.
  • Yoon, I.H. (2019). Haunted trauma narratives of race, disability, and inclusion. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Studies Association, October 30-November 2, Baltimore, MD. , Presented, 2019.
  • Yoon, I.H. (2019). Haunted inclusion: Centering race, disability, and culture in school transformation. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, April 4-8, Toronto, Ontario. , Presented, 2019.

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • School Leadership Development Plan. Leadership and Inquiry for Turnaround. PI: - 2021. Total project budget to date:
  • LEADERSHIP FOR INCLUSION EBD. PI: - 2017. Total project budget to date: