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Dr. Sang Hwang

Professor of Education

Office: Old Main 447A
Email: shwang@wtamu.edu
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 II, Secondary Reading Skills in the Content Areas, and Teaching Reading Skills in the Content Fields. As a full professor, she continued to look for opportunities of serving a variety of services at diverse levels. Dr. Hwang serves the Student Honor's Committee at the university, coordinates the American Reads Tutoring Program, and is an advisor of the Korean Student Association at WTAMU.

Research and Creative Activity 

Sang Hwang's research interests include accommodations for dyslexia, reading comprehension strategies, refugee literature, early childhoods educational intervention, online storybook publishing, and ESL methodologies.

Dr. Hwang is the author and co-author of publications in influence of sustained scholarships opportunities on school culture and social acceptance, using the dialogic read aloud strategy to teach refugee children’s literature, literature focus units, planting the seeds of college readiness in preschool, influences of early childhood educational intervention, and strategies for adopting children's refugee literature in the multicultural classroom.