Hyeyoung Bang

Associate Professor
School of Educational Foundations, Leadership and Policy
570 Education
419-372-4251
FAX: 419-372-8448
hbang@bgsu.edu

EDUCATION

Ph.D., Educational Psychology,
Oklahoma State University, 2009
Dissertation: The Relationship of Wisdom and Ego Identity for Korean and American Adolescents 

M.Ed. (with Honors) in Education/Educational Psychology
The University of New England, Armidale, Australia, 2005

M.Ed. in English Education, Pukyong National University, Busan, South Korea, 2002

B.A. in Elementary Education /Music Education, Busan National University of Education, Busan, South Korea, 1990

COURSES TAUGHT
EDFI 6730: Adolescent Development in Social Context
EDFI 6890: Internship Cross-Cultural Education
EDFI 6750: Cross­-Cultural Human Development and Learning
EDFI 6710: Human Growth and Development
EDFI 7450: Qualitative Research Method
EDFI 3030: Educational Psychology Applied to Adolescent Development
EDFI 3020: Educational Psychology
EDFI 3010: Educational Psychology Applied to Early Childhood Development

RESEARCH INTERESTS

A. Wisdom study:
    1. The Relationship of wisdom and ego identity
    2. Development of integrated wisdom scale
    3. Iraqi refugee adolescents’ traumatic experiences, wisdom development, and school supports
B. Q methodology Study:
    1. Teachers’ Emotionality and Its Impact on Students' Academic Success: The Views of Teachers and Students
    2. Teachers’ Praise Preferences
C. Acculturation study: International students’ social adaptability

RECENT ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Funded External Grant: Ferrari, M. (PI), CoPIs: Ardelt, M., Bang, H., Connell, M., Edmondson, R., Mongeau, G., & Vervaeke, J. (2014) “Motivating the Self to Virtue in Western and Non-Western Countries: Does nation or faith matter more?” The John Templeton Foundation (Area: Character and Virtue Development), 2013 (Requested amount: $190,000)

Funded Internal Grants: Bang, H. (PI) (2015) “Self, Virtue, Moral Motivation, and Wisdom: A cross-national and crossfaith
study” Funded by Faculty Research Council, BGSU, (Received amount: $10,000)

Bang, H. (PI) & Collet, B. (CoPI) (2012) “Wisdom Development and Adaptation to Schooling among Iraqi Refugee
Secondary School Students in the Detroit Metropolitan Area” Funded by Faculty Research Committee, BGSU, (Received amount: $10,000)

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Lim, S., Bang, H, & Ark, A (accepted). Using Q Methodology to Explore American Adolescents’ Self-Images and Images of their Parents. The Family Journal (Impact factor: )

Bang, H. & Collet, B. (accepted). “I defeat those fears and start a new life”: Iraqi Refugee Students’ PTSD, Wisdom, and Resilience. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology (Impact factor: 1.04)

*Chen, M. & Bang, H. (2020). Exploring East Asian Undergraduate Students’ Perceptions about the Effectiveness of their Preparation for Study Abroad for Academic Success in U.S. Universities. Journal of International Students10(1), 181-202. Doi: 10.32674/jis.v10i1.1049ojed.org/jis (acceptance rate: 18%)

Baron, C., Sklarwitz, S., Bang, H. & Shatara, H., (2019). What Teachers retain from historic site-based professional development. Journal of Teacher Education. 1-17. DOI: 10.1177/0022487119841889journals.sagepub.com/home/jte (Impact factor: 3.263)

Ferrari, M., Bang, H., Ardelt, M., & Feng, Z. (2019). Educating for virtue: How wisdom coordinates informal, non-formal and formal education in motivation to virtue in Canada and South KoreaJournal of Moral Education48(1), 47-64. (Impact factor: 0.825)

Baron, C., Sklarwitz, S., Bang, H. & Shatara, H., (2018). Understanding What Teachers Gain from Professional Development at Historic Sites. Theory & Research in Social Education. DOI: 10.1080/00933104.2018.1489927 (Impact factor: 0.89)

Bang, H. & Collet, B. (2018). Educational gaps and their impact on Iraqi refugee students’ secondary schooling in the Greater Detroit, Michigan Area. Research in Comparative and International Education, 13(2), 299-318 (Impact factor: 0.4)

Bang, H. (2017). Buddhism and Up (Karma): A Buddhist Priest’s Wisdom to Help Suffering: A Conversation with Ji-Gong Bob-Sa. Journal of Global Mental Health and Traditional Healing, 1, 85-102.

Kim, J-S. Bang, H. (2017). Education fever: Korean Parents' Aspiration of their Children's Schooling and Future Career. Pedagogy, Culture and Society. 25(2). 207-224. (Impact factor: 0.77)

Bang, H. (2017). Iraqi Refugee High School Students’ Academic Adjustment. Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education. 11(1). 45-59. (Impact factor: 0.43)

Bang, H. & Kim, J. (2016). Korean and American Teachers’ Praising Styles and Teaching Practices. Mid-Western Educational Researcher. 28(1)28-54. (Acceptance rate: 20%)

Collet, B. & Bang, H. (2016). The securitization of refugee flows and the schooling of refugees: Examining the contrasting cases of North Koreans in South Korea and Iraqis in Jordan. Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education. 46. 272-292. (Impact factor: 1.828)

Bang, H. (2015). African American Undergraduate Students’ Wisdom and Ego-identity Development: Effects of Age, Gender, Self-esteem and Resilience. Journal of Black Psychology41. 95-120. (Impact factor: 0.955)

Bang, H. & Zhou, Y. (2014). The function of wisdom dimensions in ego-identity development among Chinese university students. International Journal of Psychology. 49. 434-445 (Impact factor: 1.485)

Cho, Y., Hathcoat, J., Briges, S., Mathew, S., & Bang, H. (2014). Factorial Invariance of an Integrated Measure of Classroom Sense of Community in Face-to-Face and Online Courses. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment. 32(8). 725-736. (Impact factor: 0.939)

Bang, H., & Montgomery, D. (2013). Understanding international graduate students’ acculturation using Q methodology. Journal of College Student Development54. 343-360 (Impact factor: 0.867; Acceptance rate: 9%)

Bang, H. (2013). ‘Why Isn’t There Cure?’ Emerging Empathy and Prosocial Behavior among Middle Childhood Children. Mid-Western Educational Researcher25(4) 1-18 (Acceptance rate: 20%)

Bang, H., & Montgomery, D. (2012). Wisdom and ego-identity for Korean and American late adolescents. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology44(5). 807-831 (Impact rate: 1.857, Acceptance rate: 13.92%)

*Zhou, Y., Frey, C. J. & Bang, H. (2011) Understanding of international graduate students’ academic adaptation to a U.S. graduate school, International Education, 41(1),76-94  (Acceptance rate: 35%)

Bang, H., & Montgomery, D. (2010). Exploring Korean and American teachers’ preferred emotional types. Roeper Review32, 176-188 (Roeper Review is one of the top three journals on gifted education)

Bang, H., & Edwards, S. (2010). Predicting international students’ social adaptability. Academic Exchange Quarterly14, 27-31 (Acceptance rate: 31%)

Cho, Y., Yang, Y., Mathew, S., Bang, H., & Kim, S. (2009). Goal structure, emotion, and course satisfaction. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 13, 76-82. (Acceptance rate: 30%)

*An asterisk denotes a student co-author.

CHAPTERS OF BOOKS

H. Bang (2020) Rethinking Confucianism: Wisdom from T’oegye Yi Hwang (퇴계 이황) and Implications for Educators. In A. Intezari, C. Spiller, & S. Yang (Eds). Practical Wisdom and Leadership in a Poly-cultural World: Asian, Indigenous and Middle-Eastern Perspectives (pp.101-113). London: Routledge.

Edmonson, R. Ferrari, M., Ardelt, M. & Bang, H. (2019). Integrating “Cultures of Reasoning”: Interdisciplinary Research on Motivating the Self to Wisdom and Virtue. N. E. Snow & D. Narvaez (Ed.s), Self, motivation, and virtue: Innovative interdisciplinary research (pp. 167-192). London: Routledge.

Collet, B. & Bang, H. (2018). A multicultural analysis of school policies on religion in 20 Western Democracies, and their challenges for accommodating migrant religions: A Cluster Analysis. R. Hayhoe & M. Sivasubramaniam (Ed.s), Religion and Education: Comparative and International Perspectives (pp. 351-379). Oxford Studies and Comparative Education Series. Oxford: Symposium Books

Bang, H. (2015). Challenges of Female Asian-Born Faculty in American Universities. In C. B. Hutchinson (Ed.), Experiences of Immigrant Professors: Challenges, Cross-Cultural Differences, and Lessons for Success (pp. 86-99). New York: Routledge.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES           

Reviewer, Teaching and Teacher Education
Reviewer, Journal of Black Psychology
Reviewer, Journal of Research on Adolescence
Reviewer, Journal of Research in Childhood Education
Reviewer, Journal of Educational Psychology
Reviewer, Journal of Diaspora, Indigenous and Minority Education
Reviewer, Journal of Youth and Adolescents

Committee Service at BGSU:

Faculty Senate
Faculty Advisory Committee, Korean Student Association
Master of Arts in Cross-Cultural and International Education Steering & Admissions Committee
Research Development Council
Curriculum Committee
Personnel Committee
Affiliate faculty, Department of Higher Education and Student Affairs