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

1. Kuo, L. -J., **Chen, Z., *Kim, T.-J. (in press). Effects of bilingualism on the development of morphological and syntactic awareness. In W. Li and X. Chen (Eds.), Chinese literacy development. Beijing, China: Beijing Normal University Press. * (In Press)

2. *Wang, K., Kuo, L. Li, Y., & Davis, T. J. (in press). Review of IES funded projects on mathematics education in the U.S. Journal of Mathematics Education (Chinese).[160][160] * (In Press)

3. 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] *

4. 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 *

5. 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. *

6. 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.

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

8. Kuo, L.-J., **Chen, Z., & **Ko, S. W. (2016). The impact of bilingual experience on the literacy development of struggling readers. Journal of Childhood and Developmental Disorders, 2:2. *

9. Kuo, L. -J., *Kim, T. -J., **Yang, X., Li, H., Liu, Y., Wang, H., **Park, J., &*Li., Y. (2015). Acquisition of Chinese characters among second language learners: The effects of character properties and individual differences. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 986. [Journal Impact Factor: 2.843; 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.869] *

10. Kuo, L. -J., Ramirez, G., **de Marin, S., *Kim, T. -J. & **Unal-Gezer, M. (2015). Bilingualism and morphological awareness: A study with general educational and Spanish-English dual language program. Educational Psychology, 1-18. [Journal Impact Factor: 0.913; 5-Year Impact Factor: 1.254] *

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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)

Catapult Round 3 - Learning to Write in a Digital Age: Technology-Enhanced Intervention for Young At-Risk Writers (Funded amount $30,000). (PI)
TAMU College of Education & Human Development (State)
2016/12/01 - 2018/05/31
Total Funding: 0.

PESCA: The Impact of Bilingual Experience on the Literacy Development of At-Risk Readers. (PI)
TAMU Office of the Vice President for Research (State)
2015/05/01 - 2017/05/31
Total Funding: 25,000.

Reconceptualizing the Effect of Bilingual Experience on Language and Literacy Development: A Cross-Linguistic Study with Native English-speaking Children Learning a Second Language ($30,000). (PI)
TAMU College of Education & Human Development - TLAC (State)
2014/09/01 - 2017/08/31
Total Funding: 0.

Reconceptualizing the Effect of Bilingual Experience on the Literacy Development of Dyslexic Children: A Study with Native-Speakers and Learners of Chinese in Taiwan and in the U.S.. (PI)
Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation (Private)
2014/08/01 - 2017/07/31
Total Funding: 36,000.
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 (2016 - ). Frontiers in Educational Psychology

Editor (2014 - ). Journal of Childhood and Developmental Disorders

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