Dr. Sang Hwang

Sang Hwang, Ed.D.

Professor of Education

Office: Old Main 447A
Phone: 806-651-2617

Professional Profile

Sang Hwang joined the College of Education and Social Sciences in 2001. She received an Ed.D. in curriculum and instruction (emphasis on reading education) from University of Missouri-Columbia (UMC) in 2000, an Ed.Sp. in curriculum and instruction (emphasis on reading education) from UMC in 1997, and an M.Ed. in curriculum and instruction (emphasis on English education) from UMC in 1988.

Teaching and Related Service

Sang Hwang teaches Reading Skills and Content Area teaching for pre-service teachers at the Department of Education at WTAMU. She is dedicated to aiding her students in successfully navigating the Teacher Certification Exam upon their completion of the EPP program. In her capacity as a full professor, she actively seeks chances to contribute across a range of services spanning diverse levels. Dr. Hwang is engaged in the university's Student Honor's Committee, takes charge of coordinating the American Reads Tutoring Program and also fulfills the role of an advisor for the Korean Student Association at WTAMU.

Research and Creative Activity 

In the academic year 2022-2023, Sang Hwang received the Traylor Research Grant from the Center for Learning Disabilities, furthering her engagement in research endeavors at WTAMU. Her focal research interests encompass several areas, including challenges in multilingual education, strategies for enhancing reading comprehension, refugee literature, interventions in early childhood education, and methodologies for teaching English as a Second Language (ESL). She maintains an ongoing commitment to producing professional publications and consistently shares her research findings across a spectrum of conferences and workshops.