Shi-Ruei Sherry Fang Ph.D.

Shi-Ruei Fang
Title: Professor/Area Coordinator
Division: Family and Consumer Sciences
Unit: Human Development and Family Sciences
Office Location: Wirtz Hall 123
Office Phone: 815-753-6332
Office Fax: 815-753-1321

Courses Taught

  • HDFS 330: Principle of Guiding Young Children
  • HDFS 588: Working with Ethically Diverse Children & Families in the U.S.


  • Ph.D., Michigan State University, Family & Child Ecology 1992
  • M.S., University of Manitoba (Canada), Child Development 1981 
  • B.A., Tamkang University (Taiwan), German Language & Literature 1976

Research Interests

  • Ethnic families and children
  • Effects of poverty on children
  • Parent education for families with young children
  • Parent-child interaction
  • Immigrant families and children.