Professional focus: I teach Chinese and Spanish, including AP Chinese. I also work in Webb’s community service and outdoor program and run our International Student Program with a group of student leaders.
Scholarly or professional activities: I work part time in the summers as a Chinese-English translator for a Buddhist environmental nonprofit based in Taiwan and I have worked for several summers in university study abroad in mainland China and Taiwan. I am enrolled in a doctoral program in modern languages (French and Chinese) at Middlebury College.
Years as an educator: Eight, with the last three at Webb
Grew up: Canton, Ohio
Live on campus: Yes
Favorite spot at Webb: Chapel
Favorite music or musician: Hiroshi Yoshimura
Favorite book or author: Ocean Vuong and Elena Ferrante
Favorite TV show or movie: Tampopo
Saturday routine: Biking and hanging out at the Claremont Botanic Garden