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Dr. Jiahang Li

Associate Director, Online Chinese Program Director

Dr. Jiahang Li is an assistant professor and associate director at the Confucius Institute at Michigan State University (CI-MSU). He is responsible for overseeing ten different levels of online Chinese courses for high school students; developing teaching plans, curriculum, and course materials; recruiting and training teachers to teach online Chinese courses; establishing and managing a database of Chinese teaching resources; and conducting research on online language teaching.

Dr. Li earned a Ph.D. degree in Reading Education from University of Maryland College Park (UMCP). His research interests include the impacts that social media has on teaching and learning, educational technology, teacher education, teaching Chinese as a foreign language, and multicultural literature. Prior to CI-MSU, he worked for STARTALK project at National Foreign Language Center as a faculty research assistant.

Dr. Li earned his M. A. and B.A degrees in Chinese Classical Philology from Department of Chinese Language and Literature at Peking University, China.