Sohee Kang

Sohee Kang

Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream


Dr. Kang is a lecturer in the Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences at the University of Toronto at Scarborough. She worked at Trent University as an assistant professor for two years before joining UTSC in July 2013 as a statistician. Her previous academic experience includes a one-year visiting assistant professorship in the department of applied statistics at Kyungwon university in South Korea, and a two-year postdoctoral research fellowship in biostatistics at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto. Sohee received a Ph.D. in biostatistics in 2007 from the University of Toronto with a dissertation in Bayesian semi-parametric logistic and Poisson Regression.

Research Interests: 

My research interests are in several areas of applied statistics such as biostatistics (especially in Statistical Genetics), survival analysis, Bayesian statistics, and generalized linear models.

Teaching Interests: 

I have great passion in teaching and statistical consulting. I also work at the Mathematics and Statistics Learning Center to improve students’ proficiency in Statistics. I have an interest in quantitative analysis for teaching effective assessment and also active learning and hands-on activities in undergraduate statistics courses.


Centre for Teaching and Learning


B.Sc.(Chonnam National), M.Sc.(Choonnam National), M.Sc.(Toronto), Ph.D.(Toronto)