Associate Professional Specialist, Associate Professor of the Practice
Ph.D. in East Asian Languages and Literatures, The Ohio State University
Professor Hana Kang holds a joint appointment from the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures (EALC) and the Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures (CSLC). She teaches Korean language courses as well as linguistic courses. Her research interests include foreign language acquisition, computer-assisted language learning, and language learner identity. She has presented research papers on the acquisition of Chinese characters by foreign language learners at various national conferences. She published a book chapter “Negotiation of Identities in a Multilingual Setting: Korean Generation 1.5 in Email Writing” in Reinventing Identities in Second Language Writing by the National Council of Teachers of English. Recently, she received FRSP Grant to investigate Chinese and Korean language learners’ cognitive processing and production in their writing by the analysis of eye movement tracking data.