Undergraduate Faculty Listing

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SARAH KALLBERG
Mathematics
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Japan
Prof. Kallberg holds a MS and BS in applied mathematics from California State Polytechnic University.
AKIKO KANAI
Japanese Language
Adjunct Instructor
Japan
Prof. Kanai received her B.A. from Kyoritsu Women's University in Tokyo. She has completed the studies for the 420 hour Advanced Skills of Teaching Japanese Language Course conducted by the International Education Training School in Tokyo. She additionally has a qualification of the Japanese Language Teaching Competency Test, authorized by the Japanese Ministry of Education, and administered by the Association of International Education. Ms. Kanai began her career of teaching Japanese as a foreign language at ITS Language Center in Hiroo, Tokyo. She joined UMUC in 1989, and has experience teaching eight face to face Japanese courses (JAPN 111, 112, 114, 115, 221, 222, 224, 225) for UMUC Asia in the Tokyo area (NAF Atsugi, Camp Zama, Camp Fuji and Yokota Air Base).
MORIAKI KANAI
Japanese Language
Adjunct Instructor
Japan
Prof. Kanai has a M.A. in Japanese bilingual education and international cooperation studies from Kyorin University in Tokyo and a B.A. in English from Dokkyo University in Saitama, Japan. He has extensive experience teaching English at a number of Japanese high schools. He also has experience teaching at the secondary and college levels in New Zealand. Since 1995 Mr. Kanai has taught Japanese at the Yokota Middle School and Yokota High School. He joined the UMUC Asia faculty in January 2004 and has taught in the Tokyo area.
STACEY KANDAS
Criminal Justic, Human Resource Management
Adjunct Instructor
Japan

Professor Kandas received her Bachelor of Science Degree in criminal justice from Grand Valley State University located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She also received her Master’s Degree in public administration from the same school, and she received a Graduate Certificate in homeland security from the University of Michigan State. Within the business community, Professor Kandas currently serves in the United States Marine Corps as a Communication Officer. She has served for eight years, and she has deployed four times. She also is a fitness instructor, and she operates a nonprofit fitness club called *Free.

Charles Kaski
CHARLES KASKI
Criminal Justice
Adjunct Instructor
Japan

Prof. Charles Kaski holds a M.S. in criminal justice administration from the University of Colorado and a B.A. in criminology from the University of New Mexico. Over the last 20 years, Prof. Kaski has served in a multitude of security related public sector fields such as Homeland Security, U.S. Military Intelligence, Emergency Management, Probation & Parole, and Juvenile Criminal Offender Case Management. As a public service leader and law enforcement officer, he is a passionate and active member of the criminal justice field. With an array of practical real-world leadership experience, Prof. Kaski enjoys educating and training young adults to become successful officers in the criminal justice field.

As an adjunct faculty member Prof. Kaski has taught Causes of Crime, Restorative Community Justice, Cognitive-Behavioral Restructuring, and Criminogenic Risk Factors. With each course, he strives to ensure that students are engaged, focused, and determined to succeed. He believes the study of criminology is an exciting but ever changing and dynamic field. It requires motivated individuals to inspire and lead by example. It is not enough to simply sit behind a desk and lecture to students. He believes the justice field needs students that are not only structured and academically disciplined but are also capable of thinking critically.

HIEYEON KEUM
Korean Language
Adjunct Professor
Korea
Prof. Kang holds a PhD, MEd, and BA in English language education from Ewha Women's University, Seoul. Additionally, Prof. Kang holds a MA in applied linguistics from the Teacher's College Columbia University, New York.
HAK SUN KIM
Korean Language
Adjunct Associate Professor
Korea
Dr. Kim holds a B.A. in Teaching English as a Foreign Language, an M.Ed. in Teaching Languages - English from Ewha Womans University, Seoul, and a Ph.D. in International Studies majoring in Korea and East Asia at Sogang University, Seoul. Dr, Kim was a Korean Language instructor for U.S. Peace Corps volunteers in Korea and became the first certified Oral Proficiency interview tester in Korean of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. She served in the International Studies program at Ewha Womans University while teaching English, and also taught at the Language Research Institute at Seoul National University. Dr. Kim is a veteran of the UMUC Asia faculty. She has taught Korean language and culture courses since 1981 at various locations in Korea, and served as the Academic Director for Korean Language from mid-2000 to July 2011. Dr. Kim created Online E-Resource for UMUC KORN 111 course, which has been used in all the KORN 111 classes since the Fall Session I, 2015.
HEE-YOUNG KIM
Art
Adjunct Instructor
Korea
Prof. Kim holds an MA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a BFA from Oklahoma City University.
HYUN-SOOK KIM
Mathematics
Adjunct Associate Professor
Korea
Prof. Kim lives in Seoul and is an adjunct associate professor with UMUC Asia. She received her B.Sc. and M.Sc., both in applied mathematics, from Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, Canada. Earlier she studied mathematics at Santa Rosa Junior College in Santa Rosa, California. A paper based on her M.Sc. thesis was published in the journal Mathematical Bioscience. Before joining Maryland Ms. Kim taught at Simon Fraser University. She also taught at Ajou University in Suwon, Korea. Earlier she had several years of employment experience in the accounting field in Vancouver, British Columbia. Since joining the Asian Division faculty in 1986, Ms. Kim has taught at more than 20 installations throughout South Korea as well as in the Online Learning Program.

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