• University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, 2011-2013 
       M.A. in Asian Civilizations 
       Area of Concentration: Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language
  • Beijing Foreign Studies University, Beijing, China, 2005-2009 
       B.A. in Chinese Language and Literature 
       Joint concentration in English and Literature as the second major

Research Interests

  • Second Language Phonology
  • Vocabulary Memorization
  • L2 Chinese Speaking Skills Development
  • Technology in Language Teaching

Courses Recently Taught

  • Regular Language Courses:

Indiana University Bloomington, IN, Aug 2015 till present

  • First Year Chinese
  • Fourth Year Chinese

Penn State University, State College, PA, Aug 2014 till June 2015

  • First Year Chinese
  • Second Year Chinese (Heritage Track)
  • Advanced Written Chinese (Fourth Year Chinese)

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, Sep 2013 till May 2014

  • Intermediate Chinese
  • Advanced Written Chinese (Heritage Track)

University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, Aug 2011-May 2013

  • Beginning Chinese Listening
  • Beginning Chinese Vocabulary & Character Writing
  • Intermediate Chinese Speaking

Pomona College, Claremont, CA, Aug 2009-May 2011

    • Beginning Chinese
    • Intermediate Conversational Chinese
    • Advance Conversational Chinese
  • Summer Intensive Program Language Courses:

Middlebury-Monterey Language Academy, 2011-2014

    • Advance Chinese
    • Intermediate Chinese
    • Beginning Chinese
  • Summer Intensive Program Content Courses:

Middlebury-Monterey Language Academy, 2011-2014

  • The Mystery of Chinese Characters (Advance Level)
  • Popular Internet Phrases and the Culture Behind (Advance Level)
  • Chinese Literature "Film: Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio"
  • Chinese Cuisine and Culture
  • Chinese Ethnic Dances