Shann Hwa Hwang Ph.D., CFLE

Professor of Family Studies

Human Development, Family Studies, and Counseling

Shann Hwa Hwang Ph.D., CFLE

Contact

shwang@twu.edu
940-898-3155
WH 015-H

Biography

Shann Hwa (Abraham) Hwang is a professor of family studies. He teaches both face to face and online courses on topics relates to family development, theories of the family, diversity issues, and research methods. He is actively conducting research projects dealing with family issues and Asian American families, including fathering, parenting processes, and family life education among Asian American families. Dr. Hwang is a certified family life educator and regularly conducts family workshops in the community. He was elected and served two terms as a CFLE Advisory Board member at the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR).

Education

Ph.D., Child and Family Studies, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee
M.A., Pastoral Counseling, Ashland Theological Seminary, Ashland, Ohio
B.A., Psychology, Malone College, Canton, Ohio

Research Interests

Fathering; Couple Conflict; Financial Stress; Parenting Processes; Asian American Families

Latest Articles

Exploring parenting influences: married African American fathers' perspectives
Qualitative Report, The (2020)
Felicia Murray, Shann Hwa Hwang

An exploratory cross- cultural study: Fathers' early involvement with infants.
Early Child Development and Care (2019)
C J Yeh, S Ballard, S, H, A, Bian, Singh, Chung, Shann Hwa Hwang

Shy or not? Common misunderstandings about possible language disorder
Texas Child Care: The Quarterly Journal for Caregivers Everywhere (2018)
Shann Hwa Hwang, Wendy K Lee, Isaiah M Hwang

An alternative analytical framework for explaining disparities in immigrant health service utilization.
Sage Open (2016)
Philip Yang, Shann Hwa Hwang

Prevalence of overweight and obesity among students with intellectual disabilities in Taiwan: A secondary analysis.
Research in Developmental Disabilities (2016)
R Pan, R Davis, D Nichols, Shann Hwa Hwang, K Hsieh

Perceived father roles of married African American men: An exploratory study.
Qualitative Report, The (2015)
Felicia Murray, Shann Hwa Hwang

Reintegration processes affecting military families involved domestic moves: From the father's view.
International Journal of Liberal Arts and Social Science (2015)
Lena Jackson-Lynch, John Garcia, Shann Hwa Hwang

Helping Latino families transition to child care
Texas Child Care: The Quarterly Journal for Caregivers Everywhere (2015)
John Garcia, Shann Hwa Hwang

Helping military children make better adjustment at the daycare: A working partnership between parents and teachers.
Texas Child Care: The Quarterly Journal for Caregivers Everywhere (2015)
Shann Hwa Hwang, Lena Jackson-Lynch

Chapters

Family life education with Asian immigrant families.
in Family life education with diverse populations | Cognella (2021)
Shann Hwa Hwang

Black fatherhood
in Black families: A system approach | Cognella (2020)
Feliicia Murray, Shann Hwa Hwang

Family life education in Taiwan
in Global perspectives on family life education | Springer (2018)
Shann Hwa Hwang

Internally Funded Projects

TWU Travel Assistance Fund
$800.00 | 2018
Research Grant

TWU Faculty Development Grant
$1,500.00 | 2016
Research Grant

TWU COPE Dean's Research Development Program
$2,400.00 | 2015
Research Grant

TWU Travel Assistance Fund
$800.00 | 2015
Research Grant

Professional Affiliations

  • Family Life Education Association in Taiwan
  • National Council on Family Relations - Member