University of Hawii at Manoa         Ph.D. Chinese Linguistics and Pedagogy

Chinese University of Hong Kong  Eu Tong Sen Fellow, China Studies

Hunan Normal University, China    M.A., Chinese Linguistics

                                                        B.A., Chinese Language Education


Professional Experices

San Francisco State University (2014 - present)

Faculty member, Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership, College of Education (2018 - present)

Associate Professor, Modern Languages & Literatures (2018 - present)

Assistant professor (2014 - 2018)

Associate Director, Chinese Flagship Program (Fall, 2015)

University of London, Birkbeck (2020 Spring)

Honorary Research Fellow, Department of Applied Linguistics and Communication

University of South Carolina (2012 - 2014)

Assistant Professor, Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Consulting Faculty, Linguistic Program 

University of California, Davis (2007-2012)

Acting Coordinator of Chinese Language Program (2010-2011)

Lecturer, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures

Middlebury College, Summer Chinese School (2006 & 2007)

Instructor, Level 2 Chinese               

University of Hawai'i at Manoa (2003-2006)

Teaching Assistant; Lecturer (fall 2006), Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures

Research Assistant, National Foreign Language Resource Center (2005)

Xiamen University (2000-2003)

Lecturer, Overseas Education College

Lecturer (2001-2003), Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU)