Professor Wang's research has focused on sociolinguistic and pragmatic aspects of Korean language acquisition.

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Hye-Sook Wang received her Ph.D. in English Language and Linguistics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1993 and joined the Brown faculty in the same year. Professor Wang teaches all levels of Korean language and culture courses and coordinates Korean Studies and study abroad in Korea. Her primary research interests are in sociolinguistics, cross/intercultural communication and pragmatics, and applied linguistics (mainly acquisition of Korean as a second or foreign language).

Associate Professor
East Asian Studies
Phone: 863-3869
Phone 2: 863-2778
E-mail: Hye-Sook_Wang@brown.edu

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