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Li Xu

Senior Lecturer in Chinese Language at Duke Kunshan University
DKU Faculty


Li Xu is a lecturer at Duke Kunshan University. She teaches Chinese courses for undergraduate students at all levels. Before joining Duke Kunshan University, Li Xu served as a Chinese lecturer at Princeton University from 2007 to 2011 and Language Director at the Alliance for Global Education from 2011 to 2014. She has taught in summer language programs, such as PiB (Princeton in Beijing Intensive Language Program) and Middlebury College Summer School. She has also worked as Chinese Language Director at CLS program (U.S. State Department's Critical Language Scholarship).

Li Xu holds a B.A. in Chinese Language and Literature and an M.A. in Applied Linguistics from Beijing Normal University. She has experience in defining and maintaining superior language instruction and working closely with students. Her academic interests focus on language teaching methods, intercultural communication competence, and assessment.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Senior Lecturer in Chinese Language at Duke Kunshan University · 2022 - Present DKU Faculty

Education, Training & Certifications

Beijing Normal University (China) · 2011 M.A.