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Dr. Liu brings over 20 years of teaching and management experience to the classroom. Growing up bilingual in Spanish and English as well as learning Mandarin Chinese as an adult, she has tremendous personal appreciation for the interaction of language, culture, and learning. She also has extensive cross-cultural professional experience as she worked in China for 15 years in a variety of educational contexts. Dr. Liu taught high school biology at an international school and medical English at the provincial medical university in Yunnan, China. As a non-profit program manager of an HIV/AIDS prevention program, she also led a multi-national team that developed bilingual HIV/AIDS training materials for university students. Dr. Liu has given professional presentations both in the U.S. and China and continues to enjoy teaching international students and collaborating with colleagues throughout the world. She holds a master’s in TESOL and earned her Ph.D. in intercultural education. Since moving back to the U.S. in 2010, Dr. Liu has held positions of leadership as a department chair of an ESOL program at a community college and the director of ESOL at a four-year private university in central Texas.
EducationPhD from Biola University (2011)
Associate Professor and ESOL Director, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, Belton, TX
Department Chair of ESOL, Central Texas College, Killeen, TX
Project Manager, University Intervention Project, Education Department, HIV/ADIS Program Office, Bless China International, Kunming, Yunnan, P.R. of China
EFL Instructor, Kunming Medical University, Kunming, Yunnan, P.R. of China
High School Biology and Chemistry Teacher, Kunming International Academy, Kunming, Yunnan, P.R. of China