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Blacksburg, VA 24061
seniors in Asia
Awards and Honors
Ray and William Smith Professorship for Teaching Excellence, University of Tennessee at Martin, 2012.
Team of the Year (Congregate Housing Service Program team), St. Paul Public Housing Agency, St. Paul, MN, 2003.
Mary Hoover Award for Teaching Excellence, Department of Design, Housing and Apparel, University of Minnesota, 2002.
Hwang, E., Park, A., Sixsmith, A., Gutman, G. (2013). The virtual environment in communication of age-friendly design. In Sixsmith, A., & Gutman, G. (Ed.), Technologies for active aging (1st ed., pp. 155-168). New York, NY: Springer. http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-1-4419-8348-0_9
Koehn, S., Spencer, C., Hwang, E. (2010). Promises, Promises: Cultural and Legal Dimensions of Sponsorship for Immigrant Seniors. In MacLean, M., & Durst, D. (Ed.), Immigrant seniors in Canada: Issues for policy and practice (pp. 79-102). Calgary, AB: Detselig Engerprise.
Hwang, E., Kwon, H. J., Beamish, J., Koh, S.-H. (2014). Aging in place: A Rural-urban comparison in Jeju Island, South Korea. Housing and Society, 41(2), 229-245.
Choi, Y., Ziebarth, A., Hwang, E., Koh, S.-H. (2012). Intentions of nursing home entry among elderly residents in Jeju, Korea. Housing and Society, 39(1), 57-77.
Hwang, E., Cummings, L., Sixsmith, A., Sixsmith, J. (2011). Impacts of home modifications on aging-in-place. Journal of Housing for the Elderly, 25, 246-257.
Glass, A., Chen, L., Hwang, E., Ono, Y., Nahapetyan, L. (2010). A cross-cultural comparison of hospice development in Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan. Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, 25, 1-19.
Hwang, Eunju (Co-Principal Investigator), Beamish, Julia (Supporting Investigator), Brossoie, Nancy (Supporting Investigator), "Age Friendly Jeju Index," Sponsored by Jeju Development Institute, South Korea, International, $6,000. to VT (April 2014 - June 2015).
Hwang, Eunju (Principal Investigator), "Global Partnership Sustainability," Sponsored by CLAHS, Virginia Tech. $3,100. (November 2014 - May 2015).
Hwang, Eunju (Principal Investigator), "Housing and Community Environmental Features for Aging in place," Sponsored by CLAHS, Virginia Tech. $2,200. (August 2014 - May 2015).
Housing and Aging
Elders in Asia
Member of the Board of Directors, Housing Education and Research Association
Committee Chair of International Housing Research, Environmental Design and Research Association