Huey Hannah Lin, Ph.D.
Dr. Lin completed a B.A. degree in Linguistics at University of Oregon and an M.A. degree in Second Language Education, and her Ph.D. degree in Chinese Linguistics at The Ohio State University.
Dr. Hannah Lin came to WVU in 2006 to
build the Chinese Studies program. She has developed more than fifteen courses
and teaches all levels of Chinese language courses, Chinese linguistics, and
Chinese culture and civilization class. Her research interests include Chinese
linguistics, pragmatics, and language pedagogy. She has presented her research
projects at national and international conferences. Dr. Lin was named J. Vance
& Florence Highland Johnson Professor of Chinese Studies in 2007. She was
the recipient of the Outstanding Teaching Award of Eberly College of Arts &
Science in 2010. She also received WVU Foundation Outstanding Teaching Award in
2011. As the Chinese program coordinator, Dr. Lin administers the Chinese
placement tests and provides training to the teaching assistants in the
program. She serves as the academic advisor to Chinese Studies majors and
oversees all the Chinese study abroad programs in China and Taiwan. She is also
the faculty advisor for the WVU Chinese Club.