Dr. Sang Hwang


Professor of Education

Office: Old Main, Room 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 Evaluation of Reading Performance, Reading Skills II, and Teaching Reading in the Content Areas. As full professor, she continued to look for oppurtunities of serving a variety of services at diverse levels. Dr. Hwang serves the Student Honor's Commitee at the university, coordinates the American Reads Program, and is an advisor of the Korean Student Association at WTAMU.

Research and Creative Activity

Sang Hwang's research interests include early childhoods educational intervention, teaching reading strategies, online storybook publishing, and refugee literature. 

Dr. Hwang is the author and co-author of publications in influence of sustained scholarships opportunities on school culture and social acceptance, literature focus units as a means of exploring the refugee experience, 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.