Helen Shen, Ph.D.

DEO, Asian & Slavic Languages and Literatures
Professor, Asian and Slavic Languages and Literatures

Professor Shen’s main research areas are Chinese L2 literacy development focusing on orthographic knowledge development and cognitive process of Chinese characters, reading education in Chinese, and instructional theories in teaching Chinese as a second language. For the information of her research articles and books, please visit https://myweb.uiowa.edu/heshen.

Professor Shen directed a comprehensive Chinese reading website supported by a US Department of Education grant. For online Chinese reading lessons, please visit https://chinesereadingworld.sites.uiowa.edu.

Helen Shen
Contact Information

661 Phillips Hall (PH)
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States