Steve Song began teaching Quantitative Analysis, Research Design and Seminar in Higher Education classes at Concordia University Chicago in 2015.
His areas of research includes immigration, race, gender and social stratification. Prior to CUC, Professor Song held positions with George Fox University, Lewis and Clark University, Korea University and University College Dublin. He was also a Teaching Fellow and Assistant at Harvard University.
- EdD, Education - Harvard University; Cambridge, MA
- MA, Education - Harvard University; Cambridge, MA
- MA, Teaching of English as a Second Language - University of Illinois; Champaign, IL
- BA, English Literature - University of Illinois; Champaign, IL
Academic and Professional Highlights
Awards and Honors
- Marie Curie Post-Doctoral Fellowship (The Geary Institute, University College Dublin), Youth Inequalities, 2008-2009
- Harvard Graduate School of Education Dean's Summer Fellowship, 2006
- Award of Distinction for Ed.D. Qualifying Paper, Asian American Masculinity and Academic Achievement. Harvard University, Graduate School of Education, 2005
- Harvard Graduate School of Education Entering Award, 2001
"Explaining the Academic Gap between Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Students: An Analysis of PISA 2009 Results for Australia and New Zealand," (with Song, S., Perry, L., McConney, A.) Educational Research and Evaluation, 2014.
"From Cosmetic to Metabolized Change: Promoting Paradigm Shifts in a Dominant Culture University," (with Samek, L., Berardi, A., Espinor, D., Song, S., White, W., Dee, A., Morton, B., Bearden, S.) The International Journal of Diversity in Education, 13, 1-13, 2013.
"Explaining the Achievement Gap between Turkish and Native Students in Austria, Germany, and Switzerland," Economics of Education Review, 30(5), 938-949, 2011.
"The Changing Faces of Ireland: Exploring the Lives of Immigrant and Ethnic Minority Children," (with Tyrrell, N., Darmody, M., & Song, S.) Senses Press, 2011.
"Finding One's Place: Shifting Ethnic Identities of Immigrant Children from China, Haiti, and Mexico," Ethnic and Racial Studies, 33(6), 1006-1031, 2010.
"From Cosmetic to Metabolized Change: Promoting Paradigm Shifts in a Dominant Culture University," (with Samek, L., Berardi, A., Espinor, D., Song, S., White, W., Dee, A., Morton, B., Bearden, S.) 12th International Conference on Diversity in Organisations, Communities and Nations; Vancouver, Canada, June 2012.
"A Brief Overview of Asian American History," The Oregon State Correctional Institute; Salem, Oregon, June 2011.
"Educational Policy and Schooling Experience of Immigrant Children: A Comparative Case Studies of Irish and South Korean Schooling Systems," Korea Migration Workshop; Seoul, South Korea, July 2010.
"Immigrant Families in the Irish School System: Impact of Their Social and Cultural Capital," (with Sugrue, C.) International Conference on Diaspora and Multiculturalism in the Global Era; Korea University, Seoul, South Korea, February, 2010.
"South Korean Educational System in an International Context: Areas of Strength and Room for Improvement," Boyoung Girls School Teacher Workshop; Dongducheon City, South Korea, November 2009.
"Possible Problems and Pitfalls in Cross-National Comparisons of Immigrant Students in PISA," (with Robert, P.) European Conference on Educational Research; Vienna, Austria, September 2009.
"Immigrant Student Investigation in PISA 2006: A Call for a More Nuanced Examination," (with Robert, P.) PISA Research Conference; Kiel, Germany, September 2009.
"Educational Policy and the Emergence of Segregated Schooling of Immigrant Children in Ireland," (with Sugrue, C.) Children and the EU: Legal, Political and Research Perspectives Conference, University of Liverpool; Liverpool, UK., April 2009.
"Educational Policy and Schooling Experience of Immigrant Children: A Case Study of the Irish Education System," Comparative Perspective on Immigration and Education Policy Class, Harvard Graduate School of Education,;Cambridge, MA, February 2009.
"Mixed Methods Inquiry: Theory and Practice in the Field of Social Science," Geary Institute; Dublin, Ireland, October 2008.