Xizhen Qin

Associate Professor of Chinese

Xizhen Qin is an associate professor of Chinese in the Department of World Languages Education at USF. She has a BA and MA in Chinese Linguistics from Shandong University and a Ph.D in Chinese pedagogy from Ohio State University. She has been teaching Chinese language and culture courses at all levels for more than ten years and has rich experience in developing K-16 Chinese curricula, training Chinese teachers and conducting study abroad programs in China. She served as instructor at the OSU Chinese Flagship Program (2006-2010) and the USF Startalk Chinese Academy and Teacher Training programs (2011-2015 summer, except 2012). She is certified as an ACTFL OPI interviewer and AP Chinese Reader. Her research focuses on Chinese Pedagogy, Intercultural Communication and Chinese Cultural Studies.