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Huey Hannah Lin, Ph.D.

Teaching Associate Professor of Chinese and J. Vance & Florence Highland Johnson Professor of Chinese Studies

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.

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