Weina Zhao is also a Senior Lecturer in Chinese Language and Co-Director of the Chinese program at Wellesley College and is Co-director of their Chinese Program of East Asia Language and Literature Department.
Ms. Zhao received her MA in Foreign Language Education from Clark University and her BA in English Language and Literature from Nanjing University. She has taught at numerous schools, including Nanjing University, Clark University, the College of the Holy Cross, and Cornell University. She coordinated the Chinese Program at the Hopkins-Nanjing Center and served as a lead instructor in Middlebury's summer language program. Ms. Zhao has presented various papers on pedagogical issues related to the teaching of Chinese as a second language and has co-authored teaching materials used in college courses.