Soo-Young Hong, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies

Soo-Young Hong received her master’s and doctoral degrees from Purdue University’s Department of Child Development and Family Studies, with a specialization in developmental studies. Her research interests encompass three key areas in early childhood education and development: (a) academic and social competence in early childhood; (b) professional development in early childhood science education and preschool inclusion; and (c) educational interventions and their relation to, or effect on, young children’s learning and development.