Qi Wang is a lecturer of Chinese at San Jose State University.
Before joining SJSU in 2022, she taught at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies,
and she was an instructor, team leader, and immersion specialist at the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center in Monterey
responsible for the design and delivery of an intensive language curriculum.
Her team received two Provost Team Excellence Awards for teaching excellence.
Qi Wang is also actively engaged in service to the field of language
teaching and research. She was the secretary, treasurer, and board member for the Chinese Language Teachers Association of California (CLTAC) from 2011 to 2014.
She was responsible for organizing annual Mandarin Speech Contests and academic conferences for the community of Chinese language teachers in California.
Since 2020, Qi Wang has served as the finance officer for Trinnovation Space, an organization aiming at designing and providing content-based Chinese curriculum for K-12 students,
and is responsible for curriculum design, accounting, and operations.
Qi’s research focuses on second language acquisition, teacher education, and Chinese literature.
She received Ed. D in Learning and Instruction from the University of San Francisco, MA in Asian Studies from California State University, Long Beach,
and BA in Chinese Language and Literature from Beijing Normal University. She received ACTFL OPI training at Stanford University in 2018.