Huili Hong

Huili Hong is an assistant professor in the Department of Elementary Education at Towson University. She received her Ph.D. in Teaching and Learning with concentration on language, Education, and Society from The Ohio State University. She holds a master degree in TESOL from Southeast Missouri State University, a master degree in English Language and Literature from Beijing Language and Culture University, and a bachelor degree in English Education from Hunan Normal University. Her research interests include literacy studies with focus on children's language and literacy processes, interdisciplinary literacy studies, English language learners, second/foreign language education, teacher preparation, discourse analysis, and ethnographic study. Huili is actively involved in professional services at both local, national, and international levels. She currently serves as chair of National Council of Teachers of English Assembly on Research. She used to serve as director of National Council of Teachers of English Language Collaborative, vice president of local chapter of Tennessee Reading Association, and a committee member of Tennessee Reading Association Diversity Committee. Dr. Huili Hong's research has been published in a variety of peer-reviewed journals including, Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, Classroom Discourse, International Journal of Early Childhood, Classroom Discourse, Journal of Childhood Studies, The California Reader, Affective Reading Education Journal, Reading Matters, Tennessee Reading Teacher, Query, and a number of edited volumes. She also serves on the editorial team of Journal of Dialogic Pedagogy: An International Journal, and a reviewer for Reading Research Quarterly, Journal of Literacy Research, International Journal of Educational Studies, Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, International Journal of Early Childhood, Multicultural Perspectives, and International Journal of Multicultural Education.


Handbook of Research on Science Literacy Integration in Classroom Environments
Chih-Che Tai, Renee M. R. Moran, Laura Robertson, Karin Keith, Huili Hong. © 2019. 383 pages.
Secondary schools are continually faced with the task of preparing students for a world that is more connected, advanced, and globalized than ever before. In order to adequately...
Discourse of Integrating Science and Literacy
Huili Hong, Renee M. R. Moran, LaShay Jennings, Laura Robertson, Stacey Fisher. © 2019. 15 pages.
The authors start this chapter with a reconceptualization of science literacy and proceed to discuss why science literacy matters and why discourse in various forms matters to...
One University's Pathway to a Change in Practice
Renee Moran, Karen Keith, Huili Hong. © 2016. 15 pages.
This chapter focuses on the process of implementing problem based assessment at the college/university level in teacher education. Past research points to an overemphasis on...