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Shann Hwa (Abraham) Hwang, Ph.D., CFLE

Family Studies
(The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2001) 


  • Asian American Immigrant families
  • Fathering
  • Parenting and marriage workshop

Research Interests

  • Financial stress
  • Fathering
  • Interparental conflict

Service to the Profession:

Certified Family Life Educator Advisory Board Member at the National Council on Family Relations, 2011 – present.


Certified Family Life Educator by the National Council on Family Relations since 2000

Selected Publications:

Hwang, S. H. (2013). Family Policy in Taiwan: Development, implementation, and assessment. In M. Robila (Ed). Family policies across the globe. Springer.

Hwang, S. H. (2013). The effects of conflict associated with parental divorce on children (Vol. 1, pp. 230-233). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Felicia, M., & Hwang, S. H. (2013). The decision of childbearing (Vol. 1, pp. 202-205). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Hwang, S. H. (2013). Financial hardships of divorce (Vol. 1, pp. 465-469). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Hwang, S. H. (2012). Family Life education with Asian immigrant families. In S. M., Ballard & A. C. Taylor (Ed.). Family life education with diverse  populations (pp. 187- 209). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage publications.

Garcia, J., Eitel, S., & Hwang, S, H. (2011). Coparenting in the divorced family: The father’s perspective and role. Texas Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal, 2(6), 20-21.

Hwang, S. H. (2011). Adolescents’ perceptions of parental and maternal behaviors: An exploratory study. Journal of Human Development and Family Studies, 13, 27- 47.

Hwang, S, H. (2010). Economic status of father and father involvement: Mediated by perceived financial stress? Journal of Taiwan Home Economics, 46,135-160.

Hwang, S, H. (2010). Financial stress, conflict, and poor adolescent adjustment: The functioning of fathering behaviors. Lambert Academic Publishing. 

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