Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese
410 Pardee Hall
(610) 330-3073


  • Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
  • Ph.D., Beijing Foreign Studies University

Teaching interests:  Chinese language and culture, Chinese linguistics, second language acquisition

Research interests:  Chinese linguistics, cognitive linguistics, second language acquisition, foreign language anxiety, heritage language education, Chinese language pedagogy

Current Professional Service:  Fulbright National Screening Committee, editorial board of Studies in Chinese Learning and Teaching, editorial board of Journal of Education and Learning

Teagle Award for Blended Learning Project, 2016
Teaching with Technology Grant, 2015
The CLTA-USA Peking University Press Publication Award, 2014
Northwestern University ASG Faculty Honor Roll, 2012-13 and 2013-14