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Lin Zhu Professor of Chinese Tulane University

Lin Zhu

Professor of Practice
201 Caroline Richardson Building


ABD, 2020, University of Mississippi
M.A. 2013, Carnegie Mellon University


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