We are happy to announce the appointment of Erik Cronqvist as the new director of the U.S.-China Center. Erik has been involved with China as a student and professionally for 15 years and is fluent in Mandarin. Originally from Sweden, he has lived in Beijing for five years, working with online education tools and digital media production.
Mei Zongxiang is our University Assistant working with program development and translations. Mei is a graduate of Fudan University in Shanghai and holds two Master’s degrees from West Virginia University in Tourism Management and Educational Psychology.
We are also happy to welcome new University Assistant Nick Venn to the team. Nick Graduated from CCSU last May with a degree in International area studies focusing on East Asia and spent a year from 2008-09 living abroad in Beijing and Ji’nan China. Nick rounds off the team well; coming fresh from CCSU's very own student body, Nick will be running our student outreach program as well as expanding the Center’s university network.