Professor Li Xiao 肖莉教授

Sheffield Confucius Institute

Interim Director

CI Professor Li Xiao
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Professor Li Xiao 肖莉教授
Sheffield Confucius Institute
2-4 Palmerston Road
S10 2TE

This is Professor Xiao's third time serving as the SCI Deputy Director, having previously held the post from 2012-2014 and 2-15-2017.

Professor Xiao has amassed over 27 years' of in depth and varied teaching experience as a TESOL lecturer at Nanjing University, one of China's key comprehensive public universities and a member of the elite C9 League of Chinese universities. Over her career, Professor Xiao has also accumulated a wealth of international experience, previously serving as both faculty host to visiting American professors and as support to international visiting staff in the University's Office of International Cooperation and Exchange. In addition, Professor Xiao served as a Visiting Scholar at Eckerd College in Florida, USA from 1997 to 1998.

She has received numerous awards on both a university and departmental level, as well as 18 years' of experience delivering lectures to visiting American students on the joint CUNY (City University of New York)-Nanjing University Study Abroad Programme.

Professor Xiao was awarded the MEd in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education from The University of Sheffield in 2016 and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).