HyeKyeung Seung, Professor of Communicative Disorders, Receives 2017 Outstanding Research Mentor Award


Dr. HyeKyeung Seung, professor active in the field of communication sciences and disorders, was selected as CSUF’s recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Research Mentor Award.

This award recognizes the consistent and successful mentoring in research and creative activities and the work faculty have done to promote student research by helping to provide students with meaningful research experiences.

Throughout her tenure, Dr. Seung has had ten presentations with students, two publications with junior colleagues in the college, along with Health and Human Development, and the two following publications with students:

Bruner, D., & Seung, H.K. (2009). Evaluation of the efficacy of communication-based treatments for autism spectrum disorders: A literature review. Communication Disorders Quarterly, 31 (1), 15-41.

Seung, H.K., Lee, H.J., Monarrez, M., & Farrar, M.J. (2008). Theory of mind performance in high functioning English speaking children with autism. Korea Research Foundation Research Report (KRF-2006-H00013): Cross-linguistic study on the relationship between language and theory of mind. 68-82.

*Bold indicates students.

As part of the recognition, Dr. Seung received a monetary award in the amount of $750, a picture and excerpts of her outstanding mentoring contributions were publicized on the CSUF Research website.

Cal State Fullerton President Mildred García, in February, approved changing the communicative disorders program to the new Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. Dr. Seung has been elected to serve as the first chair of the new Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders which will become active in the fall.

Congratulations, Dr. Seung!