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Shufen Hwang

Clinical Instructor, Chinese

402A McMahon Hall



Shufen Hwang joined CUA in order to initiate and develop its Chinese language program, after teaching Chinese at Georgetown University and the U.S. State Department’s Foreign Service Institute for 15 years. Her interests are pedagogical grammar, language testing, and Mandarin phonetics. She is a State Department certified language tester and has completed a M.S. in Linguistics and doctoral study at Georgetown University. She also worked at NIH for a year as a guest researcher on the interaction of tone and intonation in Mandarin parental speech.