Yang Wang holds an M.A. degree in Chinese Language Pedagogy from The Ohio State University. She currently directs First Year Chinese and Business Chinese. Before coming to Brown, she taught at Beijing Language and Culture University (formerly Beijing Language Institute), The Ohio State University and Williams College. Her primary research interests are in Chinese pragmatics, discourse analysis and Chinese language pedagogy for advanced learners.
Yang Wang's primary research interests include the Chinese pragmatics, Chinese language pedagogy, and intercultural communication strategies.
Yang Wang is primarily interested in the sociolinguistic and pragmatic aspects of English speakers' acquisition of Chinese as a foreign language (CFL). She is also interested in Chinese language pedagogy for advanced learners.