Chen Yang

Title:
Professorial Lecturer
Email:
[email protected]

Areas of Expertise

Public Policy/Public Administration in the United States/China; Social, Political, and Economic Structures in Contemporary China, Reform and Opening in the Modern China, U.S.-China relations; Characteristics of Chinese language acquisition by non-native speakers; Speaking Proficiency Test (SPT) in ILR; HSK as Chinese Proficiency Test; ACE Evaluation and Review of Chinese Studies Programs and Courses.

Dr. Yang is a senior Chinese analyst with the United States Federal Government, where he writes critical intelligence reports, provides high-quality translations and interpreting, testifies in Federal courts as an expert witness, and administers Speaking Proficiency Test (SPT). A senior academic evaluator & reviewer with American Council on Education (ACE) since late last century, Professor Yang has been teaching Chinese language, literature, Chinese culture, and Chinese business culture to internationals for three decades.

Current Research

U.S.-China relations, Public Policy/Public Administration in the United States/China, Chinese Culture Through Film, Chinese Intermediate-High Proficiency (Graduate students), SPT, and HSK.

Education

Ph.D. George Mason University (1995)

Publications

Developing Your Reading Ability – An English Reading Course for College Students, China Economics Press, 2005

A Newly Compiled English Dictionary for CET – Band 6, China Economics Press, 2003

China Activity Guide, as an expert Consultant. Platypus Media, 2003

A Newly Compiled English Dictionary for CET – Band 4, China Economics Press, 2002

A Newly Compiled English Dictionary for CET – Band 6, China Economics Press, 2002

A Newly Compiled English Dictionary for CET – Band 4, China Economics Press, 2001.

Government Strategies to Promote Agricultural Productivity: A History and Comparison of Chinese Practices (Doctoral Dissertation). UMI Company, 1995.

Numerous articles and translations on Chinese government and U.S.-China relations.

 

Classes Taught

CHIN3162 Chinese Culture Through Film; IAFF6504.13 Intermediate Proficiency Chinese; CHIN 9695 Social, Political, and Economic Structures in Contemporary China (GSUSA), CHIN 3699 Chinese Business Culture (GSUSA)