Associate Professor - Chinese, Chinese Advisor, East Asian Section Head, FLIT Director
Office: Faner 2070
Shu-Ling Wu received her Ph.D. in East Asian Languages and Literatures from the University of Hawaii. Prior to SIUC, she taught at the University of Hawaii, Kapiolani Community College in Hawaii, the Defense Language Institute, and West Point. Her research interests include: second language acquisition, language testing and assessment, as well as Chinese linguistics and literature. She enjoys teaching Chinese language and culture courses at all levels and aims to cultivate experts who have a deep understanding of Chinese language and culture and can contribute to the exchanges and dialogues between the East and the West.
Shu-Ling Wu is the author of Mastering Advanced Modern Chinese through the Classics (Routledge, 2018) and has published in flagship journals such as Language Learning, the Modern Language Journal, Studies in Second Language Acquisition, and Foreign Language Annals. Her research has been funded by the ACTFL Research Priorities Initiative Grant, the CLTA Jiede Empirical Research Grant, and the Language Learning journal.
Dr. Wu’s Academia page: https://siucarbondale.academia.edu/ShuLingWu