Professor of Asian Studies
Humanities and Communication Department
Prescott College of Arts & Sciences
Prescott campus

  • Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in English, University of Illinois System : Urbana-Champaign
  • M.A. - Master of Arts in English, Bradley University
  • M.A. - Master of Arts in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, Nanjing Normal University

  • LCH 101: Mandarin Chinese I
  • LCH 201: Mandarin Chinese III
  • LCH 306: Asian Literature
  • LCH 399: Spec Topics Chinese Language


Theory and Practice of Integrated and Interactive Teaching of CFL Vocabulary Using Power-Point. Selected Articles of the 8th International Conference on Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, Beijing: Higher Education Press, 2007.

Real-Life Practice of Elementary Chinese. Beijing: Peking University Press, 2004. Second printing, 2006.

The Other Side of the Coin for Beginning CFL Programs in China: Experiential Pedagogy in Study Abroad. Teaching Chinese in the World. 2005

Writing to Host Nationals as Cross-Cultural Collaborative Learning in Study Abroad. Frontiers: the Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad. 2002. Reprinted in Methods for Teaching Travel Literature and Writing. 2004.

World Literature: Travel to Asia. Scholarly Publication, 2000.


Taught at all levels and in study abroad programs at ERAU, 2009-present.


Building an Infrastructure for ROTC Students to Learn Chinese. Award from National Defense University and the Institute of International Education, 2009-2011.

STARTALK Awards from the National Foreign Language Center at University of Maryland, 2007-2008.