Zhuoyi Wang, Ph.D., Associate Professor of East Asian Languages and Literatures

Areas of Expertise: Chinese cinema.
Zhuoyi Wang received his Ph.D. in comparative literature from the University of Washington at Seattle. His research interest is in Chinese film history. More >>

Wang has taught at various institutions, including the Summer Chinese School at Middlebury College, the Department of Modern Languages and Literature at Kenyon College and the Department of Comparative Literature at the University of Washington. His teaching interests include Chinese history, film, literature and language.

Xi Chen, Teaching Fellow in Chinese

Xi Chen received her B.A. in Chinese language and literature and M.A. in teaching Chinese to speakers of other languages from Capital Normal University. More >>

She has taught Chinese in several intensive programs, including ACC (Associated Colleges in China) and MIB (Mississippi in Beijing) in Minzu University of China, and PIB (Princeton in Beijing) in Beijing Normal University. During her degree course, she also worked as an intern teacher in the International Department at Beijing Yucai School for one semester.

Ya-Ching Hsu, Visiting Instructor of East Asian Languages and Literature


Ya Ching Hsu received her M.A. in Teaching Chinese as a Second Language from National Taiwan Normal University and holds a Certification  in Teaching Chinese as a Second Language from the Ministry of Education. She also has experience as a Chinese teacher at a high school in France and at several intensive language programs, including ACC and MTC.

Victoria Li, Visiting Instructor in Chinese

Areas of Expertise: teaching Chinese to speakers of other languages.
Yan Li received her bachelor's degree and master's degree in teaching Chinese as a second language. Li has taught Chinese in multiple intensive programs, including ACC, UVA, and Washington and Lee. More >>

Li specializes in teaching Chinese to adult learners. She also worked with the U.S. Consulate General in Shanghai for two years, and that experience led her to focus on modern Chinese society rather than only the language.

Lu Wang, Teaching Fellow

Lu Wang received a B.A in Chinese linguistics literature and master's degree in linguistics and applied linguistics. More >>

Lu Wang is a Teaching Fellow in the East Asian Languages & Literatures Department. Wang worked as a Chinese instructor for five years with Associated Colleges in China (ACC). 

Yunjing Xu, Visiting Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages and Literatures

A native of Suzhou, China, Yunjing Xu received her B.A. and M.A. in Beijing Foreign Studies University. More >>

She moved to the U.S. in 2007 and studied in Washington University in Saint Louis, where she expects to receive her Ph.D.  in Chinese and Comparative Literature with a graduate certificate in Women Gender and Sexuality Studies. Xu's main research interests include late Imperial Chinese literature, cultural exchanges between China and Europe in the early modern era, Catholic Church history in China and gender studies. She will be teaching introductory courses in Chinese language and society, Chinese literature, and classical Chinese language.

Lian Xue, Visiting Instructor of East Asian Languages and Literatures

Areas of Expertise: Chinese language and literature, linguistics and applied linguistics.
Lian Xue received a bachelor's degree in Chinese language and literature from Beijing Second Foreign Language University. More >>

Before working for Hamilton’s Associated Colleges in China program for five years, Xue was a senior high school teacher for three years.