Academic Resource Center

 

 

The Academic Resource Center is committed to the value of the process of education. Our mission is to support students as they construct and share knowledge by providing them with the tools to take full command of their academic experiences toward their goals through tutoring and workshops.

 

To schedule an individual consultation

  • Make an Appointment: To make an appointment for face-to-face tutoring, please check the tutor’s schedule on the door and sign up.
  • Walk-in: Come and see if a tutor is available now
  • Opt-In Service Contract: Do you need to meet a tutor regularly to improve your English writing skills or academic skills?

Guidelines

  • Arrive 5 minutes before your scheduled appointment
  • Bring in the instructions for your assignment
  • Bring a physical copy of your paper
  • Your appointment may be given to another person if you arrive 10 minutes late
  • Arrive with specific questions about your paper or assignment

To discuss academic support resource available to you, please contact Eunmee Lee, Ph.D., Director of the Academic Resource Center at elee45@gmu.edu.

 

Writing

 

Professor Eunmee Lee
Director of Academic Resource Center
Office: G521
Email: elee45@gmu.edu

Dr. Eunmee Lee currently serves as an assistant professor of English for Academic Purposes as well as director for Academic Resource Center and Career Development Center of the GMU Korea. She has taught English for undergraduate and graduate level students at the acclaimed INTO program at George Mason University’s main campus in Virginia. Her previous teaching experience includes English as a Second Language (ESOL) at Florida High School, ESL for Montgomery College, and graduate level TESOL courses at the Midwest university. “How to Teach English to Your Children at Home” is the title of her book. She earned her doctorate and graduate degrees in multicultural and multilingual education at the Florida State University.

 

Professor Jason Kifer
Faculty Tutor for English Writing
Office: G721
Email: jkifer@gmu.edu

Professor Kifer comes from Chicago, Illinois in the USA, and he has lived in Korea since 2007. He graduated from a liberal arts college (Augustana) with a degree in Geography before turning his attention to English and writing. He received his MA in English Literature from DePaul University in Chicago and has focused on teaching ESL and writing composition since moving to Korea. Prior to teaching at George Mason University Korea, he was part of the General Education English Program Faculty at Sogang University in Seoul for 6 years. He loves reading literature and cheering for all of his favorite Chicago sports teams (the Cubs, Bears, Bulls, and Blackhawks!!)

 

Haseung Joung
Student Tutor
Office: G521
Email: hjoung@masonlive.gmu.edu

Hello! My name is Haseung Joung (Madeline) and I am a Sophomore studying Global Affairs. I lived in Atlanta, Georgia for 14 years before coming to Korea in 2010. I had been a part of school English journalism all throughout my middle school and high school years, and am currently the Managing Editor for the Voice of GMUK. I enjoy playing the violin, watching movies and talking with people. I am so excited to be a part of the ARC team this semester and will do my best to provide the best writing tutoring services to you all! Thank you!

 

Seihoon Lee
Student Tutor
Office: G522
Email: slee207@masonlive.gmu.edu

Hello! My name is Seihoon (Daniel) Lee, and I am a sophomore majoring in Global Affairs. I have lived for a total of nine years in the United States. In regard to my past experiences in English education, I have privately tutored English grammar to students ranging from preschoolers to high school students for a few years and have helped GMUK students in their English writing from fall 2018.  Personally, I enjoy playing sports, taking pictures, and socializing with people. I am looking forward to seeing you in my tutoring office when you need a friend to review your essays and journals. I will try my best to fulfill your needs and answer your questions.

 

Kipeum Oh
Student Tutor
Office: G516
Email: koh7@masonlive.gmu.edu

Hello! My name is Kipuem (Joyce) Oh, and I am a sophomore studying Conflict Analysis and Resolution. Before coming to GMUK, I lived in Indonesia, Malaysia, and the U.S. for a total of fourteen years. This is my first semester as a writing tutor, but I have experiences of tutoring English in the past. Please feel free to come by my office to discuss about any topics regarding English and writing!

 

 

 

Mathematics

 

Professor George Whelan
Faculty Tutor for Mathemetics
Office: G743
Email: gwhelan@gmu.edu

Dr. Whelan was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA in the USA. He completed his BA in 2001 in English Literature (Fordham University), but returned to school full time in 2011, studying mathematics. He completed his PhD in abstract algebra in May 2017 at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. He is very excited to help students with mathematics in the ARC this year! Outside of work, he loves to travel, play sports, and watch his favorite sports teams (Philadelphia Eagles and Washington Capitals – let’s go Caps!!!).

 

Soyon Choo
Student Tutor
Office: G518
Email: schoo@masonlive.gmu.edu

Hello Patriots! My name is Soyon Choo and I am glad to serve as your math tutor. I have always loved Math and I look forward to working together with you on difficult problems. I hope I can help you feel the satisfaction one can get after solving hard questions. Feel free to contact or visit me any time!

 

Accounting

 

Youjin Song
Student Tutor
Office: G517
Email: ysong18@masonlive.gmu.edu

Hello! My name is Youjin Song and I am majoring in Accounting. I graduated from a high school in New York, and came back to Korea to continue my study at the George Mason Korea! Mason! I will be doing my best to help you out when you have problems with accounting! Also, I would love to make new connections with you, so please stop by my office and say hi!

 

Geonryang Park
Student Tutor
Office: G517
Email: gpark12@masonlive.gmu.edu

Hello Patriots! My name is Geonryang Park and I am majoring in Accounting. I tutored accounting to students privately last semester. Also, I am a vice president of Accounting Club. I am excited to be a tutor at the Academic Resource Center, so I will try to do my best to provide my tutoring service. I enjoy playing sports, especially in the badminton club; hanging out with my friends; reading books; and watching K-dramas and K-shows. I love to talk with the people, so please feel free to drop by my office if you have any questions or want to talk with me! Thank you!

 

Economics and Statistics

 

Namho Kim
Student Tutor
Office: G516
Email: nkim27@masonlive.gmu.edu

Hello. I am Namho Kim. I am in my Junior year majoring in Economics. I had been a student representative for Economics majors for 3 semesters. I can help solving problem related with both Economics and Statistics. My door is open to work with you in solving problems and finding answers. Please come by if you need a tutor or a friend who can listen to your problem.