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About Chi-en Hwang, Ph.D.

Dr. Hwang was born to a psychologist's family in Taiwan. Her father, one of China’s pioneer psychologists, has been her role model. Following graduate school in the U.S., she went to Hong Kong in 1986 to join her husband who was teaching at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She developed an interest in cross-cultural research while in Hong Kong and has continued the pursuit in this area since then. She accepted an offer to join the faculty at the University of Houston and returned to the U.S. in 1988. She joined the faculty at Cedarville in 1991 and retired in 2014.


Present Emerita Senior Professor of Psychology, Cedarville University

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Honors and Awards

  • COVE Award for Outstanding Support for Students with Disabilities, Cedarville University - 2007
  • Faculty Scholar of the Year Award, Cedarville University - 2001
  • Outstanding Service Award, Chinese American Educational Research and Development Association - 1995
  • Faculty Computer Technology Award, Cedarville University - 1994
  • Faculty Scholar of the Year Award, Cedarville University - 2014


  • Research Methods
  • Statistics
  • Statistical Reasoning in Education


Refereed Journal Articles (19)

Research Reports (3)

Conference Proceedings (6)