SB AdvisoryMarch 27, 2020 update: Keep up with the latest from Stony Brook about the coronavirus situation.  More information
Skip Navigation
Search

Staff

Jun Liu
Dr. Yi-Xian Qin
Acting Director

Dr. Yi-Xian Qin is Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Acting Vice President/Vice Provost for Global Affairs and Dean of International Academic Programs and Services at State University of New York, Stony Brook. He also serves as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and International Programs for the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences and Director of the Orthopaedic Bioengineering Research Laboratory.

Dr. Xie
Dr. Qun Xie
Chinese Director

Dr. Qun Xie is a professor of Comparative Literature of School of Foreign Languages at Zhongnan University of Economics and Law. She has spent over 20 years teaching English and comparative literature to college students in China. She got her master degree in English Language and Literature at Central China Normal University. In 2004 she received her PhD in Literary Studies at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Since August of 2018 she has been appointed by ZUEL and Hanban to work as the Chinese Director for CI-SBU.

Muzi Li
Muzi Li
Chinese Language Instructor

Muzi Li is a Chinese language instructor for the Confucius Institute at Stony Brook University. She has been a Chinese language instructor Zhongnan University of Economics and Law (ZUEL) since 2006, prior to which she taught Chinese language at Huanggang Normal College from 2002-2004. In 2011, Ms. Li spent a year at Stony Brook University’s Confucius Institute. She is a certified National PSC Examiner and holds a Master’s in Chinese Modern Literature from Huazhong University of Science and Technology.

Mei Xiong
Mei Xiong
Chinese Language Instructor

Mei Xiong is an Chinese language instructor from Zhongnan University of Economics and Law (ZUEL). She began teaching at ZUEL as a lecture in 2009. She earned her master's degree in Linguistics in Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) in 2005. She is appointed by ZUEL and Hanban to work as a Chinese language instructor for CI-SBU from August 2018 to August 2020.

Yan Ye
Yan Ye
Chinese Language Instructor

Yan Ye is a visiting scholar at Stony Brook University (SBU), delegated by Beijing Language and Cultural University (BLCU). With Bachelor’s degree in International Economics from Renmin University of China, and Master’s Degree in Management from University of Manchester, Ms. Ye supervised and co-led international cultural programs between different countries and regions and BLCU, and promoting cross-cultural exchanges between China and the rest of the world. She is now teaching conversational Chinese and China’s culture for SBU faculty and staff. She is also working at Office of Global Affairs SBU, designing programs that elevate the influence and global presence of SBU, and deepening the strategic collaboration with partner universities in China.

Jun Liu
Dr. Jun Liu
Director

Dr. Jun Liu is Vice President/Vice Provost for Global Affairs and Dean of International Academic Programs and Services with the academic appointment of Professor of Linguistics at State University of New York, Stony Brook. Prior to this new position, Dr. Liu was Associate Provost for International Initiatives, Chief International Officer, Director of Confucius Institute and Professor of Applied Linguistics at Georgia State University.

Past Directors

 

Dr. Arens EK Tan
Dr. William Arens
Founding Director, 2008 - 2015
Dr. E.K. Tan
Director, 2015 - 2018