Confucius Institute

About the Confucius Institute

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 St. Cloud State and for work in the area of disabilities in China.

Lixin Zhou

Lixin Zhou

CI Visiting Scholar

320 237 3139 | EB B215
lzhou@stcloudstate.edu
Lixin has been working on cross-cultural communication and translation in the Jilin Normal University in China. She is an Educational Inspector at Jilin Normal University and also serves as a professor in the Department of Public Foreign Languages.
Charith Rozairo

Charith Rozairo

Program Coordinator

320-291-8834 | EB-B234
crozairo@stcloudstate.edu

Charith is responsible for program development, education abroad, promoting events, website management, review and day to day office tasks and responsibilities. 

Levi Johnson

Levi Johnson

Graduate Intern

Levi is a graduate student in the College Counseling and Student Development program completing an internship with the Confucius Institute, focusing on leading the development of the volunteer interns teaching around the state, guidance for students preparing to go abroad, assisting with conferences, as well as other cultural and community engagement activities around campus.

Kai Zhou

Kai Zhou

CI Visiting Scholar

320 308 3138 | EB B215
kzhou@stcloudstate.edu

Kai Zhou is from Yuanjiang, China. His main responsibilities include official language translations, conduct HSK and YCT tests, create documents in Chinese and, assisting the Confucius Institute with daily tasks for smooth day-to-day operations.  Mr. Zhou is participating in a research project on deaf education and employment in China with Drs. Knopf and Johnson.