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Katie Koo

Assistant Professor

Higher Education & Learning Technologies

Office Location: Frank Young Education North, #103

Phone: 903-886- 5604


Professional Vita

Awards and Honors

2020-2022          Emerging Scholar Award

                          American College Personnel Association

2020                   Chuck Arize Junior Faculty Award for Dedication and Excellence

                          Texas A&M University-Commerce

2020                   Emerald/HETL Outstanding Research Award (Nominated)

                          Emerald Publishing Group                      

2020                   Fearless Investigation Research Award (Nominated)

                          Faculty Senate, Texas A&M University-Commerce

2019                   Faculty Senate Excellent Research Award (Nominated)

                          Faculty Senate, Texas A&M University-Commerce

2019                   Young Researcher Best Paper Award

                          Korean American Educational Research Association

2018                   APA Outstanding Research Poster Award (Nominated)

                          Division 15 Educational Psychology, American Psychological Association                       

2018                   Young Researcher Best Paper Award                

                          Korean American Educational Research Association

2018                   Young Scholar Best Research Award

                          Division E Counseling and Human Development, American Educational Research


2018                   Outstanding Dissertation Award (Nominated)

                          Research on the Education of Asian and Pacific Americans, American

                          Educational Research Association                       

2017                   Best Presentation Award Second Place

                          American Psychological Association Division 52 International Psychology

2016                   Award for Significant Research on International Education (Nominated)

                          Council for International Higher Education, ASHE

2016                   Distinguished Service Award

                          The University Awards Program, University of Maryland

2016                   Graduate Professional Development Award

                          The Graduate School, University of Maryland

2016                   Michael B. Salwen Scholars Award

                           Korean American Educational Research Association

2015                    Best Presentation Award

                           University of Maryland KGSA Symposium

2013                    Early Career Investigator Research Award                                                                                              

                           The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), NIH                            

2011                     Early Career Research Award

                             Division 50 Addiction Psychology, American Psychological Association

2009                     Student Research Award

                            Society for Counseling Psychology, Section for Ethnic Racial Diversity,

                            American Psychological Association

2009                     Student Research Award

                            Asian American Psychological Association

2009                     Distinguished Teaching Award (Nominated)

                            Department of Applied Psychology, New York University

2005-2009            21st Century Leadership Scholarship

                            Steinhardt School of Education, New York University

2003                     1st Prize International Essay Award

                            Office of International Students and Scholars, Michigan State University

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