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Jing Shen
Professor of Chinese Language and Literature

Eckerd College
4200 54th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33711

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Diana RosadoDiana Rosado
Majors: International Business and French
Minor: Chinese
Class of 2013

A native of the Dominican Republic and majoring in International Business and French, with a minor in Chinese, Diana is extremely excited about how her Chinese language skills will help her career pursuits. She went on a winter term trip to China and she believes these cultural experiences coupled with the language ability will give her an advantage in finding a job after graduation. She has also held leadership roles with a number of campus organizations, including Director of Palmetto Productions, President of International Student Association, and as a member of the Student Community Standards Board. 

Kristin JohnsonKristin Johnson
Majors: East Asian Studies and International Relations
Minor: Chinese
Class of 2004

Kristin Johnson, a Chinese minor and a double major in East Asian Studies and International Relations, was awarded a full scholarship in 2010 to attend the International Relations graduate program at the prestigious People’s University of China where she is now studying for a PhD in Chinese Politics. She was a Ford Apprentice Scholar at Eckerd College.

Eckerd in China

In addition to Chinese language at Eckerd, we've also sent our choir to China and have a language immersion Winter Term course where students study Chinese language at East China Normal University, Shanghai, while exploring this legendary port city and experiencing first hand the vitality of this dynamic economic power-house of the twenty first century.