About Us

Dr. Kathy Johnson

Dr. Kathy Johnson

Director

Dr. Kathy Johnson has been working on partnership and projects in China since 2000. She travels often to China to work on institutional partnerships with SCSU and for work in the area of disabilities in China.

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Charith Rozairo

Charith Rozairo

Graduate Assistant

320-308-4847 | EB-B234
ciga1@stcloudstate.edu
Liheng Xu

Liheng Xu

Graduate Assistant

320-308-4847 | EB-B234
ciga2@stcloudstate.edu

Danqing Li (Maggie)

Visiting Scholar

Danqing Li, a visiting scholar comes from Beijing Normal University who is pursuing a Doctor Degree of Teaching Chinese as a second language. She is interested in lexicography, Second Language Acquisition and American Education. She comes St. Cloud State University to do research on Chinese Immersion education in Minnesota.

Jiandong Liu (Mike)

Jiandong Liu (Mike)

Visiting Scholar

Mr. Jiandong Liu is from the Jilin Department of Education Office of International Affairs, Hanban Office. He has assisted numerous China Bridge Delegations in China and is an experienced teacher of English at Changchun Normal University. Mr. Liu is assisting with the development of the Confucius Institute, taking courses and learning about life in MN during his year as a Visiting Scholar.

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Hongxiang Di (Michelle)

Hongxiang Di (Michelle)

Visiting Scholar/Adjunct Professor

Dr. Hongxiang Di is a Professor from Changchun Normal University’s Department of Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language. She is highly respected as an expert in the field. She is serving as an Adjunct Professor, focusing on a research study on the current strengths, needs and priorities of the Chinese Immersion Programs in the state of MN.

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