Office: Old Main, Room 447
Dr. Hwang joined the College of Education and Social Sciences in 2001. She received a doctoral degree in curriculum and instruction (reading education) from University of Missouri-Columbia (UMC) in 2000, an educational specialist degree in curriculum and instruction (reading education) from UMC in 1997 and a master's degree in curriculum and instruction (English education) from UMC in 1988.
Dr. Hwang teaches Evaluation of Reading Performance and Reading Skills in the Content Field.
Dr. Hwang enjoys teaching reading at undergraduate and graduate levels in the regular fall and spring sessions as well as the summer sessions.
Dr. Hwang coordinates America Reads Program and is an advisor of the Korean Student Association at WTAMU.
Dr. Hwang is a member of International Reading Association (IRA), Texas State Reading Association (TSRA), Teachers of Applied Whole Language (TAWL) and the Korean Association of Teachers of English (KATE).
Dr. Hwang is the author of refereed articles that have appeared in professional journals. By 2015, she had published 15 articles during her stay at WTAMU.
Dr. Hwang's research interests include assessment (evaluation) in reading, teaching strategies, online storybook publishing, and refugee literature.
Dr. Hwang conducts many presentations at state and local conferences and attends workshops and professional meetings in order to update her knowledge for teaching.
Dr. Hwang believes her success today wouldn't be possible without her husband's strong support and two daughters' independence. Her first daughter is a resident in Neurosurgery at Cleveland Clinic and her second daughter is a medical school student at UT Southwestern in Dallas.