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Cui Zhang

Cui Zhang
  • Associate Professor
  • Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics, Northern Arizona University, 2012
  • M.A. in TESOL, Winona State University, 2007
  • B.A. in English, Hebei University of Technology, 2005


Contact Information

  • Department: English
  • Office: Beckham 330
  • Mailing Address: Beckham 100
  • Email:
  • Phone: 859-622-3177
  • Expert Areas: English as a Second Language (ESL); Reading and Writing in a Second Language; Source-based writing; Vocabulary acquisition


Dr. Cui Zhang regularly teaches First-Year Writing courses, English Grammar, Intro to Linguistics, and ESL Theories at EKU. Originally from China and having learned (and is still learning) English as a second language, she has great interest in the area of linguistics that is Second Language Acquisition. She is specifically interested in areas including reading and writing in a second language, vocabulary acquisition, and literacy skills transfer. She does research in second language writing development and reading-based writing such as summary and synthesis. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her beloved husband and two wonderful kids, reading, and hiking.


Subject  TitleDatesLocationTerm
ENG 102Research, Writing, & RhetoricMWF 10:10am-11:00am Wallace Bldg 326Spring 2023
ENG 102Research, Writing, & RhetoricMWF 1:25pm-2:15pm Wallace Bldg 330Spring 2023
ENG 410Grammar, Traditional & ModernMWF 11:15am-12:05pm Wallace Bldg 427Spring 2023
ENG 510Intro to Linguistic Theory  Internet Classes Spring 2023
ENG 710Intro to Linguistic Theory  Internet Classes Spring 2023
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