The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures

     California State University, Los Angeles
 

DEPARTMENT OF MODERN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES

 
Kylie Hsu 
Assistant Professor of Chinese 
Office: KH A3030 
Phone: (323) 343-4247 
FAX:  (323) 343-4234
Email: khsu2@calstatela.edu 
   
 

INTRODUCTION

Dr. Hsu is a Phi Beta Kappa scholar and a recipient of the University of California Presidential Dissertation Fellowship and Research Grant, among a score of other honors and awards.  Prior to joining the faculty of Modern Languages and Literatures at Cal State L.A., she engaged in the multidisciplinary fields of business, engineering, and health sciences.
 

EDUCATION

Ph.D. Applied Linguistics 1996, University of California, Los Angeles

M.A. (Distinction) Linguistics 1994, California State University, Northridge

B.A. (Summa Cum Laude) Linguistics 1980, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
 

TEACHING INTERESTS

Professor Hsu's teaching interests in the broadest sense include the contemporary use and the historical development of language and the sociocultural aspect of language learning.  She also teaches civilization, literature, and language for special purposes such as newspaper and business Chinese.
 
RESEARCH INTERESTS
 
Dr. Hsu's research interests reside primarily in applied linguistics, which include contextual analysis of language use in written and spoken discourse, language and cultural socialization, heritage language pedagogy, and intercultural communication.  She is an active participant of scholarly activities, which include organizing and chairing conferences, serving on the editorial board of journals, and authoring numerous publications and presentations.
 

REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS

 
 

 
 
 

Prepared byjchrzan@calstatela.edu


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