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Chiu-Yin (Cathy) Wong, PhD

Assistant Professor

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Doctor of Philosophy degree in Curriculum and Instruction , Texas Tech University

Masters degree in Applied Linguistics , Texas Tech University

Bachelor’s degree in TESOL , Brigham Young University-Hawaii

Office: McAllan Hall, Room 218

Phone: 732-571-3652



Dr. Cathy Wong has many years of experience teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) both overseas and in the United States. Her enthusiasm and passion in teaching make her courses enjoyable to students. She also advocates for having fun while learning. Courses she has taught include: ESL and World Language Teaching methods, Applied Linguistics, Teaching Students with Diverse Needs, Diversity in Education, and Bilingual Education. Her research interests include Communicative Language Teaching, ESL Teachers’ Perceptions, and Integration of Content and Language. She recently published several articles on developing academic literacy for English Language Learners through effective instruction in academic journals.