Lin Zhu specializes in Chinese pedagogy, genre-based writing in second language Chinese, and computer-assisted Chinese learning. Prior to Tulane, she served as the Chinese instructor at the Chinese Language Flagship Program and Resident Director for the study abroad program at the University of Mississippi. She is a certified OPI tester (Oral Proficiency Interview) in Chinese, and has published in multiple journals, including Chinese as a Second Language, Language and Dialogue, and Chinese Language Teaching Methodology and Technology.
Lin is a native of Shanghai, China, and has years of experience teaching Chinese both in international schools in China and colleges in U.S., including Shanghai American School, University of Pittsburgh, Chatham University, and University of Mississippi.
Research Interests: Genre-based writing in second language Chinese, literacy in second language Chinese, computer-assisted language learning