Hae Ree Jun

  • Assistant Professor
  • Office Location: Swan Hall 159


Dr. Hae Ree Jun is an assistant professor of Japanese in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures. She teaches regular-track Japanese language courses and Japanese special studies at URI. Before joining URI, she was a director of Japanese language instruction at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. Originally from South Korea, she received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Waseda University in Japan, and her Ph.D. in Japanese from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


Dr. Jun’s research interests center around sociolinguistics of globalization and translingualism. In particular, she has investigated the dynamic relationship between power and language by examining the interaction and narratives of transnational migrant workers in ethnic business.


B.A. in International Liberal Arts, Waseda University, Japan

M.A. in Japanese Applied Linguistics, Waseda University, Japan

Ph.D. in Japanese, University of Wisconsin-Madison