Li-Jen Kuo
Associate Professor, Teaching, Learning, and Culture
Office#: 207 Harrington Office Building
Mail Stop: 4232
Office Phone: (979) 845-8384
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Research Interests
Bilingual cognition
Literacy developmnet
Metalinguistic awareness and reading development
Publications (journal articles, books, book chapters)*

1. Kuo, L. -J., Ramirez, G., **de Marin, S., *Kim, T. -J. & **Unal-Gezer, M. (2017). Bilingualism and morphological awareness: A study with general educational and Spanish-English dual language program. Educational Psychology, 1-18. *

2. **Chen, Z. & Kuo, L.-J. (2017). Language and literacy development among children with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Childhood & Developmental Disorders, 3 (3), 1-4. *

3. **Wang, K., Kuo, L., Li, Y., & Davis, T. J. (2017). Review of IES funded projects on mathematics education in the U.S. Journal of Mathematics Education, 26(5), 82-88.

4. Lee, S., Kuo, L.-J., Moody, S. M., & Chen, Z. (2017). Reviews of research funded by U.S. Institute of Educational Sciences: A case of reading development and instruction. Cogent Education, 4(1), 1401444.

5. **Geng, Z. & Kuo, L. -J. (2017). The roles of task complexity, working memory, and task modality in L2 development: A review of empirical studies. Electronic International Journal of Education, Arts, and Science (EIJEAS), 3(6), 80-96.

6. Kuo, L. -J., Uchikoshi, Y., *Kim, T.-J., & **Yang, X. (2016). Bilingualism and phonological awareness: Re-examining theories of cross-Language transfer and structural sensitivity. Contemporary Educational Psychology. [Journal Impact Factor1: 2.000; 5-Year Impact Factor: 3.159] *

7. Wright, K. L.*, Franks, A. D.*, Kuo, L. J., McTigue, E. M., & Serrano, J.* (2016). Both theory and practice: Science literacy instruction and theories of reading. International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 14(7) 1275-1292. DOI 10.1007/s10763-015-9661-2 *

8. Hodges, T.*, Feng, L.*, Kuo, L. J. & McTigue, E. (2016) Discovering the literacy gap: A systematic review of reading and writing theories in research. Cogent Education. 3(1) 1228284. https://doi.org/10.1080/2331186X.2016.1228284 *

9. Jiang, Y. 13L., Kuo, L. J., Sonnenburg, S. (2016). Morphological awareness and reading comprehension: A qualitative study with adult EFL learners. International Journal of Language and Linguistics.2(5), 18-26.

10. Ozfidan, B., Burlbaw, L., & Kuo, L. [48]13J. (2016). Perception of an anticipated education program in Turkey. International Education Studies, 9(10), 176-184.

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* Publication was joint-authored with students
Diss Publication was from a dissertation
ROS Publication was from a record of study

College of Education and Human Development Grants and Contracts (Current)

STARTALK Student Program. (PI)
Department of Defense-National Security Agency (Federal)
2018/04/12 - 2019/03/31
Total Funding: 90,000.
Courses Taught
Former Doctoral Students
Xinyuan Yang (Summer, 2018), Ph.D.
Federal Grant Reviewer
Linguistics Program, National Science Foundation,2013

International Research Studies Program, U. S. Department of Education, 2010

Linguistics Program, National Science Foundation, 2009

International Grant Reviewer
Social Sciences and Business Studies, Research Grant Council of Hong Kong, Humanities, 2011
Editorial Positions

Editorial Board Member (2015 - ). Journal of Childhood and Developmental Disorders

Editorial Board Member (2010 - ). Frontiers in Educational Psychology

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