Seunghee Back received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Korean Language and Literature and B.A. in Korean Language Education from Sangmyung University in Seoul, Korea.
Dr. Back has taught Korean language courses at all levels from beginner to advanced at Sangmyung University since 2006. She was a core member in developing Korean language textbooks for the Korea Institute for Curriculum and Evaluation, and has contributed to the publication of several textbooks. Moreover, Dr. Back was a co-researcher for the Korean Curriculum and Material Development research report that helped overseas Koreans understand how to better teach Korean.