Qiuyu Wang Associate Professor of Instruction

After earning a Master's degree in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language from Beijing Language and Culture University, Qiuyu Wang started her Chinese teaching career at Harvard University, teaching at the elementary and advanced level for 6 years.

She received the most distinguished teaching award at Harvard College, the Joseph R. Levenson Teaching Prize in 2009 as the solo winner among junior faculty, in addition to being awarded the Harvard University Certificate of Teaching Excellence for 12 times. Qiuyu Wang was voted as a "Favorite Professor" in the Harvard Yearbook by the Class of 2011. She was elected to the ASG Faculty Honor Roll at Northwestern in 2015.

She has extensive experience in Study Abroad program instruction and management, including at the renowned summer intensive program Harvard Beijing Academy (HBA) and at the U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship Program (CLS) in Beijing. She is the co-author of the Harvard advanced level Chinese language textbook "Understanding the people and the world" published by Higher Education Press in 2007, and of the spoken Chinese textbook "Knowing what to say" published by Commercial Press in 2008. Her research interests are second-language acquisition, language-teaching pedagogy, curriculum design and dramatic arts.