Academic Staff

Haerim HWANG

Assistant Professor
B.A. (Korea National University of Education), M.A. (Seoul National University), Ph.D. (University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa)

Tel 3943 7020
Office Fung King Hey 325

Administrative Post:
Undergraduate Coordinator (Applied English Linguistics)

Research Interests
Language Acquisition, Natural Language Processing, Psycholinguistics
Selected Publications
Journal Articles
Hwang, H., & Kim, H. (2022). Automatic analysis of constructional diversity as a predictor of EFL students’ writing proficiency. Applied Linguistics. (online first)
Hwang, H. (2022). Syntactico-semantic realizations of pronouns in the English transitive construction: A corpus-based analysis. Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory, 18(1), 115–143.
Kim, H., & Hwang, H. (2022). Assessing verb-construction integration in young EFL learners: Analyses of written and spoken production, Language Learning, 72(2), 497–533.
Kim, H., Shin, G-H., & Hwang, H. (2020). Integration of verbal and constructional information in the second language processing of English dative constructions. Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 42(4), 825–847.
Hwang, H., Jung, H., & Kim, H. (2020). Effects of written versus spoken production modalities on syntactic complexity measures in beginning-level child EFL learners. The Modern Language Journal, 104(1), 267–283.
Hwang, H., & Kim, H. (2019). A comparative analysis of EFL students’ needs and evaluation of English curriculum: A case study from Korea. English Teaching, 74(4), 3–29.
Kim, H., Hwang, H., & Rah, Y. (2017). Young EFL students’ reliance on path-breaking verbs in the use of English argument structure constructions. Journal of Cognitive Science, 18(3), 341–366.
Conference Proceedings
Deen, K., Bondoc, I., Camp, A., Estioca, S., Hwang, H., Shin, G.-H., Takahashi, M., Zenker, F., & Zhong, J. (2018). Repetition brings success: Revealing knowledge of the passive voice. In A. B. Bertolini & M. J. Kaplan (Eds.), Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development (pp. 200–213). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.
Research Grants and Awards
External Grants
College of Languages, Linguistics & Literature Excellence in Doctoral Dissertation Research Award, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
Dai Ho Chun Scholarship, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (USD4,000)
Fulbright Scholarship (USD70,000)