Dr. Kylie Hsu
Dr. Kylie Hsu is President's Distinguished Professor Emerita of California State University, Los Angeles (CSULA). She was formerly Professor of Chinese and Linguistics in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, and the Director of the CSULA Chinese Studies Center. She teaches Chinese language, linguistics, applied linguistics, translation, civilization, culture, and language for special purposes.
Dr. Hsu had an illustrious fifteen-year career at CSULA from 1997 until 2012, having received early tenure and promotion to associate professor as well as early promotion to full professor. Additionally, she received a Distinguished Woman Award in 2003, an Outstanding Professor Award in 2008, and finally The President's Distinguished Professor Award in 2011, having become the first Asian to receive this most prestigious faculty award on campus. Dr. Hsu earned her Ph.D. degree in applied linguistics from UCLA and was selected as a UC Presidential Fellow and a State of California Fellow. Dr. Hsu is an internationally-recognized scholar whose expertise is in the fields of linguistics and language pedagogy. At the time of her retirement, she had already published several research monographs, a series of grammar books, and well over a hundred scholarly articles, reviews, translations, and creative works, and had also given numerous presentations and keynotes at national and international conferences, many of which were supported by internal and external grants.
Retirement Party, March 27, 2012