External Academic Service


Academic Organizations

On the Grant Committee for the Roundtable Grant of the National Federation of Modern Language Teachers Association (NFMLTA) (2017-present)

On the College Board SAT Subject Test Committee (Chinese), USA (2017-present)

Served as the President of Chinese Langauge Teachers Association, USA (2016)

Served on the Board of Directors of the Chinese Language Teachers Association, USA (2012 - April, 2018)

Served On the Advisory Board of the National Chinese Langauge Conference (2016) 

Grant Agencies

Served as the Evaluator/Reviewer for

International and Foreign Language Education (NRC/FLAS) grants, The US Department of Eucation (2018)

Research Grants Council, Hong Kong (2009, 2016)

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (2009)


Research Centers of College/University

Served as the Academic Advisor for the Research Center of Overseas Chinese Character Culture, Shanghai Jiaotong University (2017-present)

Served as the Guest Professor 兼职教授 for
the Center for Study of Chinese Characters and Their Applications, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China (05 –present)


Academic Journals

Section Editor for 中国文字研究 the Journal of Studies of Chinese Characters (08-present)

On the Editoral Board of the journal of Chinese as a Second Langauge (2013-present)

On the Advisory Board of the K-12 CLT Journal (2014-present)