Miranda Chen-Cristoforo

Adjunct Lecturer

Academic Division: Arts & Humanities

Bio

Miranda Chen-Cristoforo teaches Chinese language courses at Babson College. Her research focuses on developing proficiency-based materials for introductory Chinese and using web-based and distance learning technologies to enhance Chinese language pedagogy. She has been teaching in the field of Chinese language and culture for over 20 years at various schools including MIT, Harvard University, Wellesley University, Tufts University, the Middlebury College Language School, Washington and Lee University, and Tunghai University. She has published two books, Close the Deal: Advanced Chinese for Creative and Productive Business and Taiwan Today: An Intermediate Reader. She was awarded the Joseph R. Levenson Memorial Teaching Award by the Harvard-Radcliffe Undergraduate Council and the Harvard University Certificate for Distinction in Teaching.

Academic Degrees

  • M.Ed, Lesley University
  • BA, Tunghai University

Academic Interests

Chinese Language Instruction, Foreign Language Pedagogy, Second Language, Acquisition, Distance Learning, Business Chinese