Last Update: March 11, 2020

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The department boasts an impressive internationally educated faculty of dedicated teachers and scholars, including three foreign scholars from the U.S. Faculty members frequently deliver lectures at international conferences in Asia, the United States, Great Britain, and continental Europe. NTUT professors have published books with prominent publishers such as SUNY Press, Continuum, and Hong Kong University Press, and their academic articles have appeared in international journals including, among others, NTU Studies in Literature, Medieval and Early Modern English Studies, Nineteenth-Century Prose, The Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies, Language and Linguistics, Meta: Translator’s Journal, English Teaching & Learning, and Film Philosophy.

  • Sheng-Yen Yu 余盛延
  • Professor
  • PhD in English Literature, State University of New York at Stony Brook

Research Interests Postcolonial Studies; World Literatures in English; Renaissance Drama; Shakespeare; English and American Literatures: 1785-Present


Spring 2020 Office Hours
  • Mon: Periods 3, 4, 7, 8
  • John Griffith 葛瑞斐
  • Professor
  • PhD in British Literature, University of Virginia

Research Interests Medieval literature and culture; Chaucer studies; British literature from Beowulf through Milton; romance as a genre; nineteenth-century Romantic and Victorian medievalism; aesthetic theory; the history of ideas; popular culture in print, film, and television; interdisciplinary studies


Spring 2020 Office Hours
  • Mon: Period 9
  • Tue: Period 5
  • Wed: Periods 6, 7
  • Vinia Huang 黃如瑩
  • Associate Professor
  • PhD in English Literature, University of Rochester

Research Interests 19th and 20th Century Anglo-American Literature (Fiction and Poetry); Critical Theory; Visual Arts


Spring 2020 Office Hours
  • Tue: Periods 3, 4, 7, 8
  • Fri: Periods 8, 9

Research Interests ESL Reading Research; Second Language Acquisition; Bilingual Education; Business English / Journalistic English / ESP; Public Speaking and Communication


Spring 2020 Office Hours
  • Friday: Periods 3, 4, noon, 5 (all by appointment)
  • Ya-Mei Chen 陳雅玫
  • Associate Professor
  • PhD in Translation Studies, The University of Edinburgh

Research Interests News Translation/Transediting; Western Translation Theories; Linguistics and Translation; Ideology and Translation; Reception Aesthetics and Translation; Community/Crowdsourcing Translation


Spring 2020 Office Hours
  • Tue: Period 7
  • Thu: Periods 4, 7, 8
  • Michael Tanangkingsing 洪媽益
  • Associate Professor
  • PhD in Linguistics, National Taiwan University

Research Interests Applied Linguistics; Linguistics; Syntax; Austronesian Linguistics; Functional/Discourse Linguistics


Spring 2020 Office Hours
  • Mon: Period 6
  • Thu: Periods 7, 8
  • Fri: Period 3
  • Claire Tsai 蔡逸萍
  • Associate Professor
  • PhD in Translation Studies, The University of Warwick

Research Interests (TV) news translation; audiovisual translation; consecutive and simultaneous interpreting; sight translation; journalism


Spring 2020 Office Hours
  • Tue: Period 7
  • Wed: Periods 7, 8
  • Thu: Period 7
  • Tsai-ching Yeh 葉采青
  • Associate Professor
  • PhD in English Literature, National Taiwan Normal University

Research Interests Fiction origin; novel theory; Defoe topics; eighteenth-century English literature


Spring 2020 Office Hours
  • Mon: Periods 5, 6
  • Tue: Periods 7, 8 (by appointment)
  • Sharin Schroeder 施欣文
  • Associate Professor
  • PhD in English Literature, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Research Interests Victorian literature and religion, Victorian periodicals, (auto)biography, literary fantasies, and children's literature. Nineteenth-century authors of interest include Lewis Carroll, Margaret Oliphant, and Andrew Lang. Twentieth-century authors of interest include C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien.


Spring 2020 Office Hours
  • Tue: Periods 5, 6
  • Thu: Periods 7, 8 (by appointment)
  • Shawn Chang 張詠翔
  • Associate Professor
  • Ph.D. in Linguistics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Research Interests experimental phonetics/phonology, corpus linguistics, L2 phonetic training


Dr. Chang is on research leave in Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 (August 1, 2019 through July 31, 2020).

  • Yen-Liang Lin 林彥良
  • Associate Professor
  • Director, Media Center
  • Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics, University of Nottingham

Research Interests applied linguistics, English teaching & language acquisition, corpora & discourse analysis, language & gesture, computer assisted language learning, teacher education


Spring 2020 Office Hours
  • Tue: Periods 5, 6, 7, 8
  • Hsin-I Chen 陳心怡
  • Associate Professor
  • Ph.D. in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching, University of Arizona

Research Interests computer-assisted language learning, applied linguistics and TESOL, English-medium instruction research, multimodality, intercultural communication, learner identity, teacher education


Spring 2020 Office Hours
  • Mon: Periods 5, 6
  • Tue: Periods 5, 9
  • I-Chien Chen 陳怡倩
  • Assistant Professor
  • PhD in Curriculum and Instruction, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park

Research Interests CALL (computer-assisted language learning); CMC (computer-mediated communication) in ESL/EFL; Constructivist & Vygotskian Approaches in Foreign Language Education; Qualitative Research Approaches; Global English in TESOL; EAP (English for Academic Purposes: Technical English Communication)


Spring 2020 Office Hours
  • Mon: Period 9
  • Tue: Periods 7, 8
  • Wed: Period 8
  • Diane Sun 孫郁琪
  • Assistant Professor
  • Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction (with emphasis on Bilingual/Multicultural Education), The Pennsylvania State University, University Park

Research Interests Cross-Cultural Communication; Multicultural/Multilingual Education; Critical Pedagogy in English Language Education; American Popular Culture


Spring 2020 Office Hours
  • Tue: Period 6
  • Wed: Periods 7, 8, 9
  • Han-Yi Lin 林含怡
  • Assistant Professor
  • Ph.D. in English Language and Linguistics, University of Sheffield

Research Interests Globalization of English, language and culture, sociolinguistics, English language teaching, critical discourse analysis


Spring 2020 Office Hours
  • Wed: Periods 3, 4, 9
  • Thu: Periods 3, 4, 9
  • Jonathan Kuo 郭政淳
  • Assistant Professor
  • PhD in Linguistics, Univeristy of Hawai'i at Mānoa

Research Interests Austronesian Linguistics, Linguistc Typology, Syntax, Lexical Semantics, Syntax-Semantics Interface


Spring 2020 Office Hours
  • Tue: Periods 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
  • Ping-Ta Ku 辜炳達
  • Assistant Professor
  • PhD in English Literature, University College London

Research Interests Modernist fiction, James Joyce, cultural studies (with a particular focus on Late-Victorian/Edwardian sartorial fashion and proto-cinematic/theatrical spectacles), writing architecture


Spring 2020 Office Hours
  • Wed: Periods 5, 6, 7
  • Thu: Periods 6, 6, 8
  • Yu Min Claire Chen 陳玉敏(陳乙緁)
  • Assistant Professor
  • PhD in Comparative Literature, Indiana University Bloomington

Research Interests Comparative Literature, Modernism, Asian American literature, film studies, autobiographical novels (memory studies)


Spring 2020 Office Hours
  • Mon: Periods 7, 8
  • Tue: Period 7
  • Wed: Period 4
  • Su-Hsun Chang 張素薰
  • Lecturer
  • MA in Linguistics, Indiana University

Research Interests English Teaching Methodology, Oral-Aural Training in English, Journalistic English & Listening Training, Multimedia & Speaking


Spring 2020 Office Hours
  • Tue: Periods 3, 4, 7, 8
  • Wed: Period 7
  • Thu: Period 5