최재웅의 주요 연구 분야는 이론언어학으로 의미-화용론에 특히 관심이 많으며 대체로 형식문법적인 입장을 취하는 편입니다. 비교적 최근에는 언어의 전산적 구현과 언어학적 논의를 위한 언어자원 활용 등에 관심을 두고 있습니다.
Fulbright Senior Research Fellow(2004.9-2005.2)로 선정되어 MIT에서, 그리고 JSPS(일본학술진흥회)의 초청학자(2015.4-7)로 선정되어 Waseda대학에서 연구활동을 수행하였고, Griffth대학(1997, 2004), Erlangen대학(2003), APU(2008), Waseda대학(2011)에서 방문학자로 활동하였습니다.
주로 참여하는 학회로는 한국언어정보학회(회장, 1999.3-2001.02), 한국언어학회(학회지 [언어] 편집위원장, 2000.8-2003.07) 등이 있습니다. 2005년부터 2012년까지는 Pacific Asia Conference on Language, Information and Computation 의 Steering Committee 멤버로도 활동하였고, 국제표준화기구(ISO) 산하 언어자원 표준안 중 '담화행위(Dialogue Acts)' 표준안 제정 위원으로 활동하였습니다.
Jae-Woong Choe is a Professor of Linguistics at Korea University in Seoul, Korea. He received his Ph. D. in Linguistics from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1987. He has been teaching in the Department of Linguistics, Korea University since 1991, and prior to that at Soong-Sil University for three and a half years. He has retired in February, 2019, and now is a professor emeritus.
His research focuses on Theoretical Linguistics, in particular, on formal semantics and pragmatics, and the use of computational and statistical methodology in linguistics. He has published works on distributivity and quantification, wh-phenomena, delimiters, topic and focus, speech acts, implicature and inference, and discourse structure. He also published works on how to make use of the various language resources including corpora.
His academic activities include his membership in the Korean Society for Language and Information (President, 1999.3-2001.2), the Linguistic Society of Korea (Editor-in-Chief of Korean Journal of Linguistics, 2000.8-2003.7), and several others. He served as a member in the PACLIC Steering Committee for the period of 2005-2012.
More on his research can be found at the following links: Publication (Google Scholar), and the 'Curriculum Vitae' and 'Publication' tabs in the above.
title Professor of Linguistics
home page http://faculty.korea.ac.kr/jchoe
1987 Ph.D. in Linguistics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
Dissertation title: Anti-quantifiers and a Theory of Distributivity
1979 MA in English Linguistics, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
1976 BA in English Education, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
2019-present Professor Emeritus
1997-2019 Professor of Linguistics, Department of Linguistics, Korea University, Korea
1991-1997 Assistant and Associate (from '92) Professor of Linguistics, Department of Linguistics, Korea University, Korea
1987-1991 Assistant Professor of English Linguistics, Department of English, Soong-Sil University, Korea
2014-2017 Director, Center for Digital Humanities, Research Institute of Korean Studies, Korea University
2007-2008 Director, Research Institute for Language and Information, Korea University
2001-2002 Dean of Academic Affairs, Korea University
4. HONORS, VISITING APPOINTMENTS
2015 JSPS Fellow (concurrently Visiting Scholar at Waseda, 4 months)
2011 Visiting Scholar at Waseda (6 months)
2008 Visiting Scholar at APU (1 month)
2004 Fulbright Scholarship (Senior Researcher, Visiting Scholar at MIT (6 months)
2004 Visiting Scholar at Erlangen University (3 months), and at Griffith University (2 months)
1997 Visiting Scholar at Griffith University (12 months)
1982-1986 Fulbright Scholarships (Ph.D. program)
5. MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
Linguistic Society of Korea, Korean Society for Language and Information,
Korean Society for Cognitive Science, Korean Language Society, and others
6. EDITORSHIPS AND OFFICERSHIPS
2005-2012 Standing Member, Steering Committee, PACLIC(Pacific-Asia Conference on Language and Information)
2000-2003 Editor-in-Chief, Korean Journal of Linguistics, Linguistic Society of Korea
1999-2001 President, Korean Society for Language and Information
1990-1992 Chair, Program Subcommittee, 1992 Seoul International Conference on Linguistics (SICOL-1992)