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language educator

Chung-Kuen Lucy Yao, Chinese language educator. Fulbright grantee, Institute International Education, 1979-1980, study grantee, National Science Council, Taipei, 1986-1987, research grantee, 1992—2004.

Background

Yao, Chung-Kuen Lucy was born on September 19, 1940 in Kun-Ming, China. Daughter of Teh-Chung Yao and Su-Ching Chang.

Education

Bachelor, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, 1961. Master of Arts, University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1991.

Master of Arts, University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1980.

Career

English teacher Provincial Kaohsiung High School, Taiwan, 1961—1962, Private Tsai-Hsing High School, Taipei, Taiwan, 1962—1964. Lecturer National National Chung-Hsing University University, Taichung, Taiwan, 1968—1978, associate professor Taiwan, 1978—1996, director Language Center Taiwan, 1985—1986, professor English Taiwan, 1996—1998. Chairman English department Chinese Cultural University, Taipei, since 1999, dean College Foreign Languages, since 2007.

Membership

Member of Higher Education Evaluation and Accreditation Council Taiwan (member planning committee since 2008), English Teacher's Assn (member supervising board since 2007), English Teaching and Research Association since 2004, National Council Teachers English.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, stamp collecting/philately, music, reading.

Connections

Married Kung-Hsien Carson Wu, August 20, 1965. 1 child Christina Wu;children: Chris Wu, Charles Wu.

father:
Teh-Chung Yao

mother:
Su-Ching Chang

spouse:
Kung-Hsien Carson Wu

child:
Chris Wu Yao

child:
Charles Wu Yao