Hong Gang Jin
Professor of Chinese
Present Address Telephone Number Email Address
35 Stebbins Drive Office: (315) 859-4778 hjin@hamilton .edu
Clinton, NY 13323 Home: (315) 853-4360
PhD., The Department of Educational Psychology, University of Illinois, at Urbana-Champaign, IL. 1989. Thesis Title: Language universals, language typology, and L2 acquisition: A cross-sectional study of adult English speakers learning Chinese as a second language.
MA., English as a Second Language, University of Illinois., at Urban-Champaign, IL. 1986.
BA., English Language and Literature, Shanxi University., Taiyuan, Shanxi, China. 1982.
Areas of Interest
Second Language Acquisition
Ethnography of Communication
Classroom Communication and Interaction
Computer Assisted Language Instruction
Teacher Education and Teacher Training
2007-2010 William R. Kenan Professor of East Asian Languages and Literatures, Hamilton College
2000-now Professor of Chinese, Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, Hamilton College.
1995-2000 Associate Professor of Chinese, Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, Hamilton College.
1989-1995 Assistant Professor of Chinese, Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, Hamilton College.
1989-2000 Program Director, East Asian Languages and Literatures, Hamilton College.
1996-now ACC General Director, Associated Colleges in China (a study abroad consortium in Beijing administered by Hamilton College)
1996 Field Director, Associated Colleges in China (a study abroad consortium in China administered by Hamilton College)
1999-2000 Field Director, Associated Colleges in China (a study abroad consortium in China administered by Hamilton College)
1989-now Courses taught:
Chinese Language: 110, 120, 130, 140, 200, 220, 300, 320, 400, 420,
Chinese Culture and Literature: 150: Chinese Culture and Language (taught in English), 202: Chinese Films and Society (Taught in English),410: China in the 90s, 430, Masterpieces of Chinese Literature
Linguistics/Psychology 230: Psycholinguistics and Language Acquisition (taught in English)
Input analysis and second language classroom process
Psycholinguistics and language acquisition
Major Federal and Private Foundation Grants
2008 USED Fulbright-Hays GPA grant for the ACC Language and Culture Program and ACC-CLASS K-12 Summer Institute, 2008-2011 ($980,500)
2007 USED Fulbright-Hays GPA grant for a pilot study of the ACC Field Studies Program, 2007 ($80,000)
2007 Luce Foundation grant for the ACC Field Studies Program for three years, 2008-2010 ($300,000)
Other Related Work Experience
2007-2008 AP Chinese Development Committee, A 7 member committee selected nationally to develop AP Chinese courses and examination
2006-2007 AP Chinese Exam Writer, AP Chinese Course Material Reviewer. Recently completed a review on AP Chinese Teacher’s Guide
2006 Professor of CFL by special appointment, College of Chinese Language and Culture, Beijing Renmin University, Beijing China
2002-2003 Visiting Professor, Institute of Teaching Chinese as Second Language at National Taiwan Normal University.
Teach a graduate course entitled Input Analysis and Second Language Acquisition to graduate students
1993 Visiting Assistant Professor, Beijing Normal University:
Teach a course entitled Psycholinguistics to graduate students
1986-1990 Instructor and Lead Instructor, Middlebury College:
Teach courses entitled Chinese 101,102 (Summer)
1985-1989 Teaching Assistant, University of Illinois:
Teach courses entitled Chinese 101, 102, 203, 204
1987-1989 Research Assistant, University of Illinois:
Research project on child language acquisition
1984-1985 Visiting Scholar, Oberlin College., Oberlin, OH.
Books & Textbooks
2003 Crossing Paths: Living and Learning in China. (Textbook, CD Rom) Hong Gang Jin and De Bao Xu et al, C & T Publishing Company, MA: Boston. Beijing edition: Beijing University Press, Beijing, China
2003 Shifting Tides: Culture in Contemporary China. (Textbook, CD Rom) Hong Gang Jin and De Bao Xu et al, C & T Publishing Company, MA: Boston. Second edition: Beijing University Press, Beijing, China
2000 China Scene: A Multimedia Approach to Chinese Language and Culture (Textbook, CD Rom) (Hong Gang Jin, De Bao Xu, and James Hargget), Cheng and Tsui Publishing Company, MA: Boston.
1997 Yuyan Huode Lilun (Studies on Language Acquisition), in Contemporary Linguistic Theory Series Vol I: (James Huang & De Bao Xu eds.) , China Social Sciences Publishing House, Beijing.
1995 The Psychology of Language Development, on comparative studies of Chinese and English language acquisition, Wunan Book Company LTD, Taipei, Taiwan, Summer, 1995 (first edition), 1997 (second edition), 1999 (third edition), 2003 (fourth edition).
1995 Chinese Breakthrough, Language Learning Through Live TV Materials (Textbook, multimedia CD Rom) co-authored with Dr. De Bao Xu and Dr. John Berninghausen, published by Chen and Tsui Publishing Company, MA: Boston, Fall, 1995 (first edition), 1997 (second edition), 2000 (third edition).
Referred Journal Articles
2007 “Multimedia Effects and Chinese Character Processing: An Empirical Study of CFL Learners from Three Different Orthographic Backgrounds”, in Journal for Chinese Language Teachers Association (JCLTA), February, 2007, 42:1, pp. 27-48.
2006 “Syntactic Complexity in Second Language Writings: A Case of Chinese as a Foreign Language (CFL)”, to appear in in Journal for Chinese Language Teachers Association (JCLTA), 2006.
2005 “Form-focused Instruction and Second Language Learning: Some Pedagogical Considerations and Teaching Techniques”, in Journal for Chinese Language Teachers Association (JCLTA), Vol, 40: 2 , 2005.
2004 “The Importance of Teacher’s Questions in CFL Teacher Training”. in Journal for Chinese Language Teachers Association (JCLTA), Vol, 39: 3 August, 2004.
2004 “A Thematic Approach to Language Forms and Functions”. in Journal for Chinese Language Teachers Association (JCLTA), Vol,39:2 85-109, May, 2004.
2004 “The Role of Formulaic Speech in Teaching and Learning Patterned Chinese Structures”. Journal for Chinese Language Teachers Association (JCLTA), Vol, 39:1 45-62, February, 2004.
2004 “Multimedia Effects on Chinese Character Acquisition”. Proceedings on Conference on Chinese language teaching and Pedagogy, 2004, Chicago.
2003 “Empirical Evidence on Character Recognition in Multimedia Chinese Tasks.”, Concentric: Studies of Literature and Linguistics, Vol. 29 No. 2, 36-58, June, 2003.
1994 "The Acquisition of Anaphora and Control in Chinese Children's 'Ask' 'Help', and 'Promise' Verbs," in The Proceeding of First International Symposium on Information Processing of Chinese Language, Beijing, 1994
1994 "Topic-prominence and Subject-prominence in L2 Acquisition: Evidence of English-to-Chinese Typological Transfer," in Language Learning: A Journal of Research in Language Studies, 44:1, March 1994, pp. 101-122.
1993 "Language Universals in the Acquisition of Chinese Language," in Journal of Chinese Teaching in the World, January Issue, 1993 , pp.150-157
1992 "Pragmaticization and the L2 Acquisition of Chinese Ba Constructions," in Journal of Chinese Teacher's Association (JCLTA), Vol. XXVIII: No. 3, 33-52.1992.
1991 "An Acquisitional Study of Chinese as a Second Language: a Psycholinguistic Approach," in the Proceedings of the Symposium on Chinese Culture at Shanghai International Studies Institute, May, 1991.
National and College Awards
National and College Awards
1998 “1998 Outstanding Professor of the Year” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement and Support of Education, 1998. This award is also honored by citations from Vice-President Al Gore, Governor George Pataki, and Congressman Sherwood Boehlert.
1995 "Class of 1963 Award for Excellence in Teaching" Hamilton College, 1995. This award is granted once a year to an untenured faculty member who demonstrates excellence in teaching.
1986-1988 "Outstanding Teacher" awarded at the University of Illinois in 1986, 1987, and 1988 while serving as Teaching Assistant.
Interactive CD-ROMs, 1.3GB for China Scene in collaboration with De Bao Xu (to be published in 2005)
Interactive CD-ROM, 630MB for Chinese Breakthrough-Learning Chinese through TV and Newspapers in collaboration with De Bao Xu (published in 1996,)
Interactive CD-ROMs, 1.3GB for Chinese Primer in collaboration with De Bao Xu (being reviewed by Princeton University Press)
National and Regional Conferences and Workshops Organized
2008 AP Chinese Conference in the West Coast on AP course development and AP Chinese teacher development, LA, October, 2008
2007 Wisconsin State Annual Chinese Language Teacher Development Workshop on Principles and Procedures of TBLT (3 hour lecture and hands-on session to 60 teachers from Wisconsin State
National Language Resource Center Workshop on Chinese as a Foreign Language (CFL): Design Issues of Task-based Language Teaching (8 hours with 35 participants from all over the United States). George Washington University, Washington, D.C., May, 23, 2007
2006 ACTFL Pre-conference Workshop on Form-focused and Task-based Teaching Approach (3 hour workshop with 40 participants from all over the US and the world), Nashville, TN, Nov.
International Conference on Chinese Language Education (ICCLE), cosponsored with Duke University, Beijing Capital Normal University, Beijing, China, July, 16, 2006. Responsibilities: one of the two major conference organizers, chair of conference committee, conference presenter.
National Foreign Language Resource Center Workshop on Elicitation Techniques: Teacher’s questions (6 hours). Washington D.C., May, 2006
Center for Foreign Languages at Rice University Workshop on Form-focused Teaching Approach (4 hours), Houston, TX, March, 2006
2005 Princeton in Beijing Teacher Training Workshop on Interactive Skills (4 hours with 65 selected participants) at Princeton in Beijing, Beijing Normal University, June, 2005, Beijing, China
2005 A Workshop on CFL Teacher’s Questioning Techniques (90 minutes with 45 selected participants) at National Taiwan Normal University, June, 2005, Taipei, Taiwan (Workshop chair, organizer, and key speaker).
2004 The National Forum on CFL Teacher Development, cosponsored with NOCFL, July 4, 2004, Beijing, China. (Conference Chair, organizer, and presenter)
2004 The Third International Conference on Technology and Chinese Language Teaching (TCLT3)，5/28-5/31, 2004, Columbia University, NYC (Conference organizer and presenter).
2004 CFL Teacher Training Workshop (II) (3 days with 45 selected participants) at National Taiwan Normal University, June, 2004, Taipei, Taiwan (Workshop chair, organizer, and key speaker).
2003 CFL Teacher Training Workshop (I) (3 day with 40 participants) at National Taiwan Normal University, July. 2003, Taipei, Taiwan. (Workshop chair, organizer, and key speaker).
2002 The Second Conference on Technology and Chinese Language Teaching in the 21 Century, 6/9-6/11, 2002, Yale University, New Haven, CT (Conference co-chair, organizer, and presenter)
2000 The First Technology and Chinese Language Teaching in the 21 Century, 6/8-6/11, 2000, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY (Conference co-chair, organizer, and presenter)
1999 The Second ACIC Conference on Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, 11/12-1113, 1999, Beijing, China
1995 North East American Chinese Teacher's Conference, 4/18, 1995, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY
Professional Papers at Conferences
2008 “Gapping effects on the acquisition of Chinese manner complements.” Plenary speech presented at The International Conference on Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language under Different Contexts, December 2008, Zhuhai, China
“Task complexity and its effect on triggering negotiation of meaning.” Paper presented at the 9th International Conference on Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, December 2008, Xi’an, China
“The Participatory web learning in the future of e-learning.” Paper presented at the PNC Telearn Annual Conference, December 2008 Hanoi, Vietnam
“Backward design and performance assessment as key parts of CFL curriculum.” Workshop presented to 40 CFL teachers at Hong Kong International School, November, 2008, Hong Kong
“Principles and procedures of task-based language teaching (TBLT) in CFL: A sample unit design at the intermediate level.” Paper presented at ACTFL Annual Conference, November 2008, Orlando, Florida.
“Task-based language teaching (TBLT): a step by step curricular design for the CFL teaching context.” Workshop given to MA students at Hong Kong Institute of Education, October, 2008, Hong Kong
2007 “Task conditions and effects on language production and interaction: An experimental study of task-based instruction.” Paper presented at ACTFL 2007, San Antonio, TX. Nov. 17-19, 2007
“Noticing effect’ and interactive activities in CFL classrooms.” Paper at 2007 Wisconsin State CFL Teacher Development Workshop, Madison, WI, Oct. 5, 2007
“On the progress of formulating curriculum objectives for LCTLs: A working model based on learner behaviors.” Paper presented at 2007 Annual Conference of National Council of Lesson Commonly Taught Languages, Madison, WI. April, 27-29, 2007
“Integrating task-based instruction into foreign language curriculum: A model for syllabus design and teacher development.” Paper presented at The US Department of Education’s International Education Program Service Conference on Language Teaching, Acquisition and Assessment, Feb. 22-23, 2007 Washington D.C.
2006 “Learning Strategies and Learner’s Beliefs: A Survey Study of CFL learning in a Study Abroad Contexts.” Paper presented at the International Conference on Chinese Language Education (ICCLE), July, 15, 2006. Capital Normal University, Beijing, China.
“The Effects of Technology-assisted Typographic Input Enhancement: An Experimental Study in CFL Acquisition”. Paper presented at TCLT4, May, 5-7, 2006, Southern California University, L. A. CA.
“Challenges and Opportunities: Chinese Language Education in the Global Contexts” Invited Lecture at Bake Institute, Rice University, March 21, 2006, Houston, TX.
“On the Process of Formulating CFL Curriculum Objectives: A Working Model Based on Learner Behaviors.” Paper presented at ACTFL and CLTA Annual Conference’2005, November, 2005, Baltimore, MD.
“Embarking of AP Chinese and Challenges of CFL Field.” Keynote Speaker at NCACLS 2005, August, 2005, Edison, NJ.
“Multimedia Effects and Chinese Character Processing: An Empirical Study of CFL Learners from Three Different Orthographic Backgrounds”, paper presented at ICICE’2005, June 2005, Taipei, Taiwan
“Teaching Techniques and Second Language Acquisition”. Keynote Speaker at 2005 International Symposium on Operational Strategies and Pedagogy for Chinese Programs in the 21st Century. June, 2005, Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan
“CLF Syntactic Maturity: The Syntactic Complexity in CFL learners’ Writing Development”, paper presented at 9th International Conference on Teaching Chinese as a Second Language. July, 2005, Beijing, China
“Learners’ Beliefs and their Effect on CFL Learning”, paper presented at the Annual Conference of NCOLCTL, April, 2005, Madison, WI.
“A Comparative Study of Beliefs between CFL Learners and Teachers”, paper presented at the Annual Princeton Chinese Pedagogy Conference, April, 2005, Princeton, NJ.
“Interactive Techniques in Form-focused Instruction”. Paper presented at the National Forum on CFL Teacher Development, July, 2004, CUEB, Beijing, China,
“Teachers’ Questions in CFL Teacher Training.” Paper resented at ACTFL and CLTA Annual Conference’2003, Philadelphia, PA.
“A thematic Approach to Language Forms and Functions and Its Presentational Effects.” Paper presentation and panel chairing at Conference on Chinese Language Instructional Materials, July, 2003, University of Hawaii, Honolulu.
“Empirical Evidence on Character Recognition in Multimedia Chinese Tasks” Paper presentation at Chicago Conference on Chinese Pedagogy, October 2002, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.
“The Role of Formulaic Speech in Teaching and Learning Patterned Chinese Structures”. Paper presentation at ACTFL and CLTA Annual Conference’2002, November 2002, Salt Lake City.
"Pedagogical Theories and Implications on Holistic Approach to the Advanced Language Curriculum", invited lecture and workshop, Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, Yale University, 4/6-4/7, 2001
"Bridging the Gap between Language Studies and Area Studies", AAS Round-table discussion Session, Chicago, IL 3/23-3/25, 2001,
"A Template for Video-based Language Instruction", paper and computer demonstration co-presented with De Bao Xu at Calico, Central Florida University, 3/13-17, 2001
"An Overview of Multimedia Development in the Chinese Teaching Field”, paper presented at Technology and the Chinese Language Teaching in the 21st Century in June, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY, 6/9-11, 2000.
"Selection Criteria for ‘Key Structures’ in CFL", paper presented at Second Symposium on Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, Beijing, China, 11/12-13, 1999
"Multimedia Oriented Teaching Approach in Language Teaching", paper presented at Conference on Chinese Language Teaching and Learning, Columbia University, NYC, 10/15-10/17, 1999
"Combining Experience-Centered and Mind-Centered Learning Activities through Multimedia Materials", paper presented with De Bao Xu at Calico'99, Miami University, OH, 6/2-6/5, 1999
"Interactive Activities for First Year Chinese", paper presented at the Conference of Chinese Teachers in the New England Area, Wesleyan University, CT, 5/23, 1999
"A Multimedia Approach to Chinese Topic-comment Structures for Advanced Chinese Students", paper presented with De Bao Xu at the Princeton Conference on Chinese Language Instruction, Princeton, 4/24, 1999
"Toward a Multimedia Approach for Beginning and Intermediate Chinese Courses--A Sample of Computer Assisted Interactive Lessons", paper and demo with De Bao Xu at ACTFL'98 annual meeting, Chicago, 11/21, 1998
"Multimedia Material Development for Advanced Chinese Language", multimedia presentation with De Bao Xu at Calico'98, San Diego, 7/5--7/9, 1998
"Working toward interactive Chinese Language Teaching for Intermediate Students", multimedia presentation at Conference on Chinese Language Instruction: Materials and Pedagogy, Princeton University, 4/25, 1998
"Using Authentic Materials to Develop a Multimedia Course for Advanced Students", paper and demo with De Bao Xu at the panel "Test and Multimedia Material Development for CFL Instruction", ACTFL'97 annual meeting, Opryland, Nashville, Tennessee, November 20-23, 1997.
"Quality Control and Curricular Design of ACC", paper presented at ACTFL'97 annual meeting, Opryland, Nashville, Tennessee, November 20-23, 1997.
"Using Macromedia Director in the Chinese Language Teaching", software presentation at Mellon Language Technology Workshop, Colgate University, June 2-5, 1997
"Making Study Abroad an Essential Part of the Curriculum: The Curricular Set-Up and Teacher Training of ACC", paper at The 1997 Conference of Chinese Language Teaching in the Northeast Area, Middlebury College, May 10-11, 1997
"Chinese Language Teaching in the 20th Century", lecture given to the Association of Chinese teachers as a foreign language in Beijing, November, 1996
"Sources, Design, and Utilization of Multimedia Courses for Chinese language Teaching". Paper presented at ACTFL'96, Anahiem, Nov.17-20, 1996
"The Balance between Receptive and Productive Skills." Paper presented at the Conference of Chinese Teachers in the New England Area: Bowdin College, April 20-21, 1996;
"Holistic or Discrete Approach to Language Testing?", paper presented at the Conference on Language and Culture at Cornell University, May 6, 1996;
"A Multimedia Approach to Language Teaching: Rethinking and Restructuring the Language Class", a three hour lecture joint by De Bao Xu at Vassar Language Symposium, April 18, 1996
"Absence of Complementizer System in Early Child Chinese." Paper to be presented at the Joint Meeting of the Fourth International Conference on Chinese Linguistics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, June 27-30, 1995.
"Reading Comprehension of TV news and QT-Dictation." Paper presented at the Conference of Chinese Teachers in the New England Area: Multimedia Approach to Chinese Language Teaching, Hamilton College, April 15-16, 1995.
"A Multimedia Teaching Materials for the Beginning Level Chinese." Paper presented at ACTFL'95 Atlanta, Nov. 16-19, 1994
"How to Access Student's Communicative Ability in Oral Examinations." Paper presented at 1994 New England Area College Chinese Teachers Conference, Connecticut College, 1994.
"Using Multimedia Materials to Teach Advanced Chinese Language." Paper presented at 1993 Annual ACTFLE Conference, San Antonio, 1993.
"The Acquisition of Anaphora and Control in Chinese 'Ask', 'Help', and 'Promise' Verbs: An Reanalysis of the Experimental Study." Paper presented at the First International Symposium on Information Processing of Chinese Language, Beijing, China, 1993
"How Did Chinese Children Acquire Control Verbs of 'Ask', 'Help', and 'Promise' Verbs?" Paper presented at the Second North American Chinese Linguistics Conference, Delaware, 1993.
"Combining TV Broadcasting Programs with Chinese Newspaper to Teach Reading Skills in Chinese." Paper presented at Princeton Workshop on Chinese Language Pedagogy, Princeton, NJ, 1993.
"Alternation Rules and Social Norms in Chinese Address Terms." Paper presented at 1992 Annual ACTFLE Conference, Washington D.C, 1992.
"An Acquisitional Study of Chinese as a Second Language: a Psycholinguistic Approach." Paper presented at the International Symposium on Chinese Culture and the World in Shanghai, May, 1991.
"Pragmaticization and the Acquisition of Chinese as a Second Language." Paper presented at 11th Second Language Research Forum at Southern California University, February, 1991.
“Second Language Acquisition of Chinese 'Ba' Constructions.” Paper presented at 1990 Annual ACTFL Conference, 1990.
"Language Universals and Language Acquisition on Chinese Word Order." Paper presented at Second North-east Conference on Chinese Linguistics, 1990.
“Address Terms Reflecting Social Norms and Changes in Mainland China and Taiwan.” Paper presented at 1990 New York Conference On Asian Studies, 1990.
"Topic-Prominent and Subject Prominent in Learning Chinese as a Second Language." Paper presented at the Chinese Language Training Workshop at Middlebury College, 1989.
"Parameter Setting Model and Child Language Acquisition in Chinese". Paper presented at the Linguistic Forum at Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1988.
"Typological Parameters in Adult L2 Acquisition of the Chinese 'ba' Constructions " Paper presented at the Chinese Language Teaching Workshop at Middlebury College, 1988.
Invited Guest Lectures
Beijing Renmin University, June, 2006. On Input flooding and effects of Pedagogical Treatment.
Beijing Normal Univeristy, June 2005. On Task-based Interactive Teaching Activities.
Northeast Normal University of China, July 2005. On Classroom Process and Chinese Language Learning.
Beijing Language University, College of Humanities, Beijing, China, June, 2005. Form-focused Teaching and Activity Design.
Beijing University, College of CFL Teaching, Beijing, China, December, 2004. TQ studies and CFL classroom
Nankai University, College of Chinese Language and Culture, P. R. China, July, 2004: Discourse Analysis and Text Presentation, lecture presented at the National Forum on Chinese Linguistics and Pedagogy
Hong Kong Chinese University, Yale-Asia Center for Chinese language and Culture, Hong Kong, June, 2004. Interactivity and Small Group Work, guest lecture presented to the faculty of Yale Asian Center.
National Taiwan Chengchi University: Center for Chinese Language Studies, January, 2003: CFL Form-focused Instruction
National Taiwan University: Graduate Seminar, March 2003:
a. Studies and Analysis on Initiating and Sustaining Classroom Interaction
b. Form-focused and Task-based Instruction
c. Studies of Formulaic Speech and SLA
Providence University: the Chinese Program, March 2003: A Thematic Approach to Lesson Organization: An Old or New Way to Text Presentation?
Capital University of Economics and Business: Center for Cultural Exchange, July, 2002: Multimedia Technology in Chinese Language and Culture Course Design, co-presented with De Bao Xu
National Taiwan Normal University: GICFL, November, 2002:
a. Chinese Character Processing Strategies in Multimedia Word Recognition Tasks
b. Language Acquisition of the Children with Language Disorders
National Taiwan Normal University: Lecture Series for the Center of Chinese Language and Culture Studies, December, 2002:
a. Strategy-based Instruction
b. Interaction and Language Learning
c. Role Play and Interactivity
Emerson research faculty-student research grant,2008
Freeman annual Research grant, 2005
Freeman summer grants for Asian Studies, 2004
Freeman summer grants for Asian Studies, 2003
Freeman summer grant for Asian Studies, 2002
Luce Foundation summer grant for material development, summer, 2001
Middlebury CET grant for multimedia development with intern student, summer, 1998; fall, 1998; and spring 1999
Mellon grant for multimedia development, 1998
Mellon grant for technology, summer, 1997, 1998
Mellon grant for multimedia development, 1996
Hamilton research grant for equipment, 1995
Hamilton research grant, 1993
全美LCTL外语学会会长 National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages (NCOLCTL)2008-2010
全美LCTL外语学会副会长 National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages (NCOLCTL)2006-2008
全美中文教师学会会长CLTA President 2005-2006
CLTA Vice President 2003-2004
CLTA Board of Directors for 2002-2005
Member of Chinese Task Force for the Field of Chinese Language Teaching and Learning 2001-2003
Program Consultant and Evaluator for the Chinese Program at United Nations, fall 2001 and spring 2002
Board Member of ACC 1996--now
Board Member of CET 1995
Program Consultant and Evaluator for East Asian Studies Program at Monmouth College, 1990.
Member of Association of Asian Studies, 1987--now.
Member of American Linguistics Association, 1989--now
Member of Chinese Language Teachers Association, 1989--now
Member of International Association of Chinese Linguistics, 1992-now
Chihping. Chou, Professor of Chinese language and literature, Department of East Asian Studies, Room 211, Jone’s Hall, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, (609)258-5363
Vivian Ling, Professor of Chinese language and literature, Emeritus, Oberlin College. 391-C Cannon Green Dr., Goleta, CA 93117, (805)968-4422
Saville-Troike, Ph.D Thesis Advisor, Professor of second language acquisition, English Department, Modern Languages Building #67 The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721 (602) 621-7391
Paula Varsano, Associate Professor, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, 104 Durant Hall, University of California, Berkeley, CA 97420-2230.
Tao-chung Yao, Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, 500 University Ave. Apt 706, Honolulu, HI 96826 808-956-2071
Jay Williams, Professor of Religious Studies, Department of Religious Studies, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY, 13323 (315) 859-4208