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Curriculum Vita

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. in Educational Measurement and Statistics - The University of Iowa (1986)
  • M.A. in Psychology - The University of Iowa (1980)
  • B.S. in Psychology - National Taiwan University (1977)

Work Experiences

  • 1991-Present: Department of Psychology, Associate Professor - Cedarville University
  • 1988-90: Department of Educational, Assistant Professor of Psychology - University of Houston at University Park
  • 1987-88: Center for Educational Development Research & Training, Officer - Hong Kong Baptist College
  • 1986-87: Department of Psychology, Part-time Lecturer - University of Hong Kong
  • 1981-86: Evaluation and Examination Service, Research Assistant - The University of Iowa

Papers and Publications

  • Hwang, C.E., Scherer, R.F., Wu, Y., Hwang, C.H., & Li, J. (2001, accepted for publication). A comparison of coping factors in Western and non-western cultures. Psychological Report.
  • Steele-Johnson, D., Hwang, C.E., & Mangos, P. (2000). A closer examination of the Goal Orientation construct: Evidence of convergent and discriminant validity for six measures. Submitted for publication.
  • Scherer, R.F., Hwang, C.E., Wu, Y., & Li, J. (2000). Coping among the Chinese Health Care Workers. Journal of Social Psychology, 140, 317-328.
  • Hwang, C.E., Scherer, R.F., Hwang, C.H., & Wu, Y. (2000). Stability of coping factors between Chinese and Taiwanese teachers. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans.
  • Hwang, C.E., Wu, Y., Hwang, C.H., & Scherer, R.F. (1999). Examining factor stability of the WOC dimensions between samples of Chinese and Taiwanese teachers. Paper presented at the 4th Joint Conference on Psychological and Educational Testing in Chinese Community, Hangzhou, China.
  • Hwang, C.E., Hwang, C.H., & Scherer, R.F. (1999). Re-examining the relation between stress coping and teacher burnout. Proceedings of the 7th Annual International Conference of the Chinese American Educational Research and Development Association, pp. 122-134, Fairfax, Virginia.
  • Hwang, C.E., Hwang, C.H., & Scherer, R.F. (1999). The relationship between stress coping and teacher burnout. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Montreal.
  • Hwang, C.E., Hwang, C.H., & Scherer, R.F. (1998). The Applicability of a Burnout Inventory in High School Teachers in Taiwan. In Now Horizon of Testing: Trend and Development, pp. 677-691, Chinese Association of Psychological Testing: Taipei, Taiwan.
  • Hwang, C.E., & Hwang, C.H. (1998) Identifying coping strategies among high school teachers in Taiwan. Paper presented at The 6th International Conference of the Chinese American Educational Research and Development Association, Los Angeles.
  • Hwang, C.E., Hwang, C.H., & Scherer, R.F. (1998). Measuring Teacher Burnout in Taiwan. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, San Diego.
  • Hwang, C.E., Hwang, C.H., & Scherer, R.F. (1997). Burnout and Coping among High School Teachers in Taiwan. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference for Chinese American Educational Research and Development, pp. 117-121, Houston.
  • Hwang, C.E., Scherer, R.F., Li, J. (1997). Coping Stability in the Public Sector Workers. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Conference, Chicago.
  • Hwang, C.E., & Riggs, J. (1997). A sense of spiritual well-being among students in Christian higher education. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of American Educational Research Association, Chicago.
  • Hwang, C.E., Wu, Y., & Scherer, R.F. (1996). Understanding managerial behavior in different cultures: A review of instrument translation methodology. International Journal of Management. 13, 332-339.
  • Harman, M.J., Armsworth, M.W., Hwang, C.E., Vincent, K.R. & Preston, M.A. (1995). Personality adjustment in college students with a parent perceived as alcoholic or nonalcoholic. Journal of Counseling & Development, 73, n. 4, March/April 1995.
  • Huang, A.M., Hwang, C.E., Huang, J. & Peng. S (Eds). (1995). Proceedings of the Third Annual National conference of the Chinese American Educational Research & Development Association.
  • Hwang, C.E. & Lin, S.H. (1995). A comparison of two anchor test procedures. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, 1995, New York.
  • Wu.Y., Hwang, C.E., & Scherer, R.F. (1995). Methods of cross-cultural studies in management. Paper presented at the Conference on the Use of Psychological Testing in China and Taiwan, 1995, Beijing.
  • Hwang, C.E., & Lin, S.H. (1994). The application of equating in the College Entrance Examination of Taiwan (in Chinese). In Psychological Testing in the Chinese Society: Proceedings of the First Biannual Conference on Psychological and Educational Testing in the Chinese Society, pp. 97-116. Taipei: Chinese Psychological Testing Association Press.
  • Hwang, C.E. & Lin, S.H. (1994). Application of IRT equating to the college admissions test in Taiwan. Paper presented at the 2nd Annual National Conference of the Chinese American Educational Research and Development Association, New York.
  • Harman, M., Armsworth, M., Hwang, C. & Vincent, K. (1991). Ordinal position and gender in children of alcoholics. Journal of the Texas Association for Counseling and Development. 19, 35-42.
  • Hwang, C.E. & Hwang, C.H. (1993). A comparison of Chinese and American college freshmen on MBTI. Unpublished manuscript based on data from Cedarville College and Taiwan Tunghai University.
  • Hwang, C.H. & Hwang, C.E. (1993). Chinese married couples on MBTI. Research Project Sponsored by the National Science Foundation, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • Hwang, C.E. & Hwang, C.H. (1992). MBTI among Chinese students and professionals. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.
  • Hwang, C. & Entner, S. (1992). MBTI at Cedarville College. Paper presented at the Great Lake and Great Plain APT Joint Regional Conference, Chicago.
  • Hwang, C.H. & Hwang, C.E. (1992). Chinese university students on MBTI. Psychological Testing, 39, 285-295.
  • Hwang, C.E. & Hwang, C.H. (1991). The applicability of MBTI among Chinese university students in Taiwan. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago.
  • Hwang, C. & Cleary, T.A. (1990). Comparing IRT and section pre-equating of licensure tests: A simulation study. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Boston.
  • Hwang, C. & Cleary, T.A. (Submitted for publication). Comparing IRT pre-equating and section pre-equating. Applied Psychological measurement.
  • Linehan, S., Brady, M., & Hwang, C. (1991). Do assessment reports affect educators' expectations for achievement in students with severe handicaps? The Journal of the Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps.

Student Papers Supervised

  • Billings, K.L., & Hwang, C.E. (2000). The effects of age and gender on student attitudes toward sexual activity. Paper accepted by the 19th Annual Mid-American Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference, Evansville, Indiana.
  • Cassidy, K.L., & Hwang, C.E. (2000). Physical attractiveness and dating. Paper accepted by the 19th Annual Mid-American Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference, Evansville, Indiana.
  • Keener, B.L., & Hwang, C.E. (2000). An analysis of adolescent's sexual education programs. Paper accepted by the 19th Annual Mid-American Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference, Evansville, Indiana.
  • Rizer, J.A., Wood, J.C., & Hwang, C.E. (2000). Higher education preconceptions. Paper accepted by the 19th Annual Mid-American Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference, Evansville, Indiana.
  • Scadding, L.M., & Hwang, C.E. (2000). The relationship between number of siblings and interpersonal skills. Paper accepted by the 19th Annual Mid-American Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference, Evansville, Indiana.
  • Wood, J.J., Knauer, L.B, & Hwang, C.E. (2000). Will beliefs necessarily predict behavior? Paper accepted by the 19th Annual Mid-American Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference, Evansville, Indiana.
  • Thorsen, P.E., Paquin, R.L., & Hwang, C.E. (2000). Stigmas toward those associated with attempted suicide, sexual abuse, alcoholism, schizophrenia, manic and clinical depression. Paper accepted by the 19th Annual Mid-American Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference, Evansville, Indiana.
  • Ziegenfuss, L.R., Brown, C., Edwards, M., Ponder, L., & Hwang, C.E. (2000). The effect of gender on altruism. Paper accepted by the 19th Annual Mid-American Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference, Evansville, Indiana.
  • Beaujean, A.A., & Hwang, C.E. (1999). Effect of boredom on non-verbal communication. Paper presented at the 18th Annual Mid-American Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference, Charleston, Illinois.
  • Marks, R., Sage, A. & Hwang, C.E. (1999). Interpersonal attractiveness as seen in two different age groups. Paper presented at the 18th Annual Mid-American Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference, Charleston, Illinois.
  • McKelvey, H., Robinson, J, Swales, S., & Hwang, C.E. (1999). Perceived importance in factors among dating and married partners. Paper presented at the 18th Annual Mid-American Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference, Charleston, Illinois.
  • Skillings, J. L.& Hwang, C.E. (1999). Perceived Corporal punishment: Psychological abuse or conduct assistance? Paper presented at the 18th Annual Mid-American Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference, Charleston, Illinois.
  • Ayres, R., Skllings, J.L., & Hwang, C.E. (1998). The interracial attraction of Caucasian-Americans to African-Americans of opposite gender as compared to attraction between those of identical ethnic background. Paper presented at the 17th Annual Mid-American Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference, Franklin, Indiana.
  • Boblitt, K.L., Smith, E.E., & Hwang, C.E. (1998). The relationship between the type of secondary school attended and overall college success. Paper presented at the 17th Annual Mid-America Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference, Franklin, Indiana.
  • Bookie, B.R., Rising, C., & Hwang, C.E. (1998). The effect of perceived age on attractiveness ratings. Paper presented at the 17th Annual Mid-America Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference, Franklin, Indiana.
  • Emery, S.E., & Hwang, C.E. (1998). A study on the perception of Cedarville College students concerning sexual abuse. Paper presented at the 17th Annual Mid-America Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference, Franklin, Indiana.
  • Summers, S.E., & Hwang, C.E. (1998). Factors aiding the resilience of adult children of alcoholics. Paper presented at the 17th Annual Mid-America Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference, Franklin, Indiana.
  • Blanton, M., Marshall, A., Rogers, G., & Hwang, C.E. (1997). The relationship between voter affiliation and perceived physical attractiveness and height of political candidates. Paper submitted to the 16th Annual Mid-America Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.
  • Bosley, C., Fitzpatrick, C., & Hwang, C.E. (1997). The awareness and use of Prozac on a Christian College campus. Paper submitted to the 16th Annual Mid-America Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.
  • Ross, J.E., Cassell, C.L., & Hwang, C.E. (1997). Lying: Researching the difference between men and women and how they respond to diffficult situations. Paper submitted to the 16th Annual Mid-America Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.
  • Smith, E.E., & Hwang, C.E. (1997). Eating disorders: Are Christian Colleges exempt? Paper submitted to the 16th Annual Mid-America Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.
  • Weirich, L., Beres, J., Armistad, W.C., Bierly, A., & Hwang, C.E. (1997). The effect of gender on ideal and acceptable height ranges of dating partners. Paper submitted to the 16th Annual Mid-America Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference.
  • Dutcher, J., & Hwang, C.E. (1996). A study on stress coping and the emotional state of the caregivers of Alzheimer's patients. Paper presented at the 15th Annual Mid-American Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference, Charleston, Illinois.
  • Herr, R., & Hwang, C.E. (1996). Factors contributing to long-distance relationships. Paper presented at the 15th Annual Mid-American Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference, Charleston, Illinois.
  • Martin, D., Edwards, H., & Hwang, C.E. (1996). Effects of caffeine on test performance. Paper presented at the 15th Annual Mid-American Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference, Charleston, Illinois
  • Phipps, L., Beck, J., Warnken, S., & Hwang, C.E. (1996). Variations in perceptions of attitudes among regions of the U.S. Paper presented at the 15th Annual Mid-American Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference, Charleston, Illinois.
  • Robinson, D., Carter, G., & Hwang, C.E. (1996). The seasonal effects of winter on affect. Paper presented at the 15th Annual Mid-American Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference, Charleston, Illinois.
  • Annoni, S.D., Bennick, K., Losier, L.E., & Hwang, C.E. (1995). The effect of the S/N preference of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator on college major decisions. Paper presented at the 14th Annual Mid-America Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference, Franklin, Indiana.
  • Olson, L., Miller, S, Kelley, K., & Hwang, C.E. (1995). A study on the relationship between self-esteem and conformity in college students. Paper presented at the 14th Annual Mid-America Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference, Franklin, Indiana.
  • Sinnamon, B.J., Cain, R., & Hwang, C.E. (1995). A study on definitions of sex roles in fundamentalist Christian college students. Paper presented at the 14th Annual Mid-American Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference, Franklin, Indiana.
  • Traux, D.L. & Hwang, C.E. (1995). Contemporary thinking of dissociative identity disorder. Paper presented at the 14th Annual Mid-America Undergraduate Psychology Research Conference, Franklin, Indiana

Dissertation Committee

  • Gaffner, D.C. (2000). An examination of factors related to indecisiveness and career indecision in undecided college students. Doctoral dissertation approved by College of Education, Ohio University.

Awards

  • Faculty Scholar Award - Cedarville University, 2001.
  • Outstanding Service Award -- Chinese American Educational Research & Development Association, September, 1995.

Graduate Courses/Seminars Taught

  • Introduction to Educational Measurement - University of Houston, 1988-90.
  • Theories in Educational Measurement - University of Houston, 1988-90.
  • Applications of Item Response Theory - University of Houston, 1990.
  • Contemporary Measurement Theories - Beijing Normal University, Summer 1995.
  • Multivariate Methods in Psychology - Wright State University, Spring 1996.
  • Issues and Method in Cross-cultural Research - National Taiwan Normal University, Fall 1997.
  • Introduction to Structural Equation Modeling and EQS - Wright State University, Spring 1999.
  • Statistical Reasoning in Education - Cedarville University, Summer 2001.

Undergraduate Courses Taught at Cedarville

  • PYCH 261 Psychological Statistics I.
  • PYCH 373 Psychological Research Methods.
  • PYCH 376 Cognitive Psychology.
  • PYCH 365 Psychology of Learning.
  • PYCH 363 Psychological and Educational Measurement.
  • PYCH 364 Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
  • PYCH 390 Physiological Psychology.

Professional and Training Programs Attended

  • Effect Sizes and Bootstrap Methods – Presession at the American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, 2000.
  • Hierarchical Linear Models -- Training Course at the American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, 1991 and 1998.
  • Values, Religion, Spirituality and Psychotherapy -- Workshop by Dr. Gary R. Collins, sponsored by the Cincinnati Psychological Association, 1991
  • Computerized Adaptive Testing: Philosophical Issues and Practical Applications -- Training Session at the 1992 American Educational Research Association Annual Conference
  • Structural Equation Modeling -- Training Session at the American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, 1993 and 1999.
  • Use of NAEP Data for Research and Policy Discussion-- Seminar sponsored by U.S. Department of Education, Washington, D.C., August 1993.
  • Applications of Item Response Theory: Models and Methods for the Analysis of Multiple- Categorical Item Response Data -- Training course at the 1994 National Council of Measurement in Education Annual Conference
  • Structural Equation Modeling: An Introduction to LISREL, SIMPLIS and EQS -- Professional Development Course at the 1995 American Educational Research Association Annual Conference
  • Multivariate Statistics I & II -- Training courses at the 1997 American Educational Research Association Annual Conference.