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Ae Ree Nam


Dr. A.R. Nam
+31 71 527 6415

Ae Ree Nam is a Lecturer at the Leiden University Institute for Area Studies.

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Fields of interest

Teaching & Learning Korean as a Foreign Language, Second Language Acquisition, Language Learner Motivation, Language Teacher Motivation, Technology in Language Learning & Teaching, Foreign Language Pedagogy, Professional Development of Language Teachers


  • Ph.D., Second Language Acquisition, University of Wisconsin, Madison.

  • M.A., Korean Studies specialized in Teaching Korean as a Foreign Language, Ewha Women’s University, Seoul

  • B.A., English Language and Literature, Ewha Women’s University, Seoul


  • 2014-present: Lecturer, Leiden Institute for Area Studies, Korean Studies
  • 2008-2013: Graduate Lecturer, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of EA Lang. & Lit
  • 2006-2008: Lecturer, Wenzao Ursuline College of Languages, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Director, Paichai-Wenzao Korean Center, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
  • 2001-2006: Lecturer, Sogang University, Korean Language Education Center, Seoul, Korea


  • All levels of Korean as a Foreign Language for university and adult learners
  • Web-based Korean language courses
  • Language teacher training courses

Key publications

  • Nam, A. R. (2017). Motivation and Persistence in Learning Korean: Factors Associated with Students’ Decisions to Continue or Discontinue FL Study. (Doctoral dissertation). University in Wisconsin, Madison.
  • Nam, A. (2012). Exploring motivation and attitude: learning persistence of university learners beyond the first year Korean. Journal of the International Network for Korean Language and Culture, 9 (2), 119-143.

Grants and awards

  • Second Language Acquisition Dissertation Grant, UW-Madison, 2013

  • Vilas Conference Travel Grant, UW-Madison, 2013

  • Teaching Excellence Award, Wenzao Ursuline College of Languages, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 2007


  • Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen
  • Leiden Institute for Area Studies
  • SAS Korea

Work address

Matthias de Vrieshof
Matthias de Vrieshof 1
2311 BZ Leiden
Room number 2.04b



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