Hsiao-Chin Kuo

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Hsiao-Chin Kuo
Assistant Professor of Literacy Studies
Office: 
(269) 387-3498
Location: 
4571 Sangren Hall, Mail Stop 5258
Mailing address: 
Department of Special Education and Literacy Studies
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5258 USA
Education: 
  • Ph.D., Indiana Univeristy
  • M.A., Ohio State University
  • B.A., Tamkang University
Bio: 

Dr. Hsiao-Chin Kuo, Assistant Professor of Literacy Studies, holds a Ph.D. in Literacy, Culture, and Language Education from Indiana University and an MA TESOL degree from the Ohio State University. Her bachelor’s degree is in English Literature and Language from Tamkang University, Taiwan. Dr. Kuo has taught English in Taiwan and teacher preparation courses both in Taiwan and the U.S. Dr. Kuo’s research emphasizes language and literacy practices and funds of knowledge of children and families from linguistically, culturally, and economically diverse backgrounds. She also conducted research on new literacy studies and multimodality with their pedagogical implications.