FSU Researcher Selected For Presidential Early Career Award

Posted at 11:19 AM, Jan 13, 2014
and last updated 2014-01-13 11:05:32-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) Young-Suk Kim, a Florida State University researcher, has received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.  The honor is for her research in language and literacy development.

she is one two recipients honored by the U.S. Department of Education.  Kim will receive her award at a ceremony in Washington D.C later on this year.  She says she is excited about the award.

“I am deeply honored to receive this prestigious award and humbled by all the achievements of other recipients and former recipients,” Kim said. “This award brings attention to scientists conducting important research early in their careers."

Kim is an Associate Professor of reading and language arts at FSU.  She is also a faculty member at the Florida Center for Reading Research.  She joined Florida State in 2007 after receiving her doctoral degree from Harvard.

A list of other recipients receiving the Presidential Early Career Award can be found here: White House Website.