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Ph.D. in East Asian Languages & Literatures-Chinese Language & Linguistics, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa


Advanced Graduate Certificate in Second Language Studies, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa


M.A. in Applied Linguistics & English as a Second Language, Georgia State University


M.A. in Applied Linguistics, Wuhan University, China


B.A. in Chinese Language & Literature Education, Hubei University, China

Academic Positions

Associate Professor of Chinese (2021-present)

Assistant Professor of Chinese (2015-2021)

Director, Asian Studies Program (2016-2018; 2019–2020; 2021–present)

Founding Director, Agnes Scott College Critical Language Immersion Program (2017-present)

Agnes Scott College, Decatur, Georgia

Lecturer of Chinese (2014-2015)

Department of Languages, Literatures, & Cultures

University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

Lecturer of Chinese (2013)

Graduate Teaching Assistant–Chinese (2009-2012)

Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures

University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Honolulu, Hawai‘i 

Chinese Instructor (2005-2008)

Department of Russian and East Asian Languages

Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia

Chinese Instructor (2005-2006)

Department of Foreign Languages

Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, Georgia

Graduate Teaching Assistant–Chinese (2003-2005)

Department of Modern & Classical Languages

Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia

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