Professor Chuanren KE, Director
Professor KE is a professor of Chinese in the Department of Asian and Slavic Languages and a professor of Second Language Acquisition in the Doctoral Program in Second Language Acquisition (FLARE) at the University of Iowa.
Professor KE holds a Ph.D. in Linguistics with a Ph.D. minor in Psychology from Indiana University at Bloomington and a BA in English from Beijing Normal University.
Professor KE is a certified ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) Tester Trainer and a certified ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) Tester of Chinese with the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages.
Professor Helen SHEN, Associate Director
Professor SHEN holds a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction in Written Language Acquisition with a focus in Comparative Written Language Acquisition (Chinese and English) with a minor area of study in Second Language Acquisition from the University of Nevada. Professor SHEN holds an MA from the Department of Education from Zhejiang University, XiXi Campus and a BA from the department of Chinese Language and Literature at Ningbo University.
Professor Chuanren KE, Chair
Professor Helen SHEN
Professor Michael EVERSON
Professor EVERSON holds a Ph.D. Foreign Language Education from Ohio State University, an MA in Chinese from the University of Hawaii
(East-West Center Fellow) and a BA in Chinese from the University of Wisconsin.
Professor Wenfang TANG
Professor Tang is a faculty member from the Department of Political Sciences at The University of Iowa.