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Lu Li

Assistant Coordinator of the Chinese Language Program

  • +1 (202)-663-5760
  • Campus Location: Washington DC
  • Office Location: Rome 332


Lu Li previously taught Chinese at the University of Michigan, Johns Hopkins University,, the China and Asia Pacific Studies (CAPS) at Cornell University, the Foreign Service Institute (FSI), and Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. In China, she also taught Chinese at the Inter-University Program for Chinese Studies (IUP) at Tsinghua University in Beijing, in addition she trained Chinese educators at a teacher-training institution in Nanjing. She has been teaching Chinese at SAIS since 2013. Her research fields include: teaching Chinese as a second language, Chinese grammar and vocabulary, Comparative linguistics, Cross-cultural perspectives through language study, and modern society buzzwords. She earned a MA in Chinese Linguistics at Nanjing University (China), and a BA in Chinese Language and Literature at Nanjing Normal University.



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