Faculty Profile

Jianyun Meng, M.A.L.S.

Lecturer, Director, Confucius Institute

Meier Hall 147
219-464-6771
Jianyun.Meng@valpo.edu


Biography

Professor Jianyun Meng, a native of China from the city of Nanjing, received his undergraduate degree in English from Nanjing Teacher’s University in 1985 and his M.A.L.S. degree with a concentration in education from Valparaiso University in 1993.

Professor Meng has extensive experience in teaching both Chinese and English as foreign languages at universities in America and China. In addition, he has taught freshman core courses since 1995. Professor Meng also is an accomplished violinist and performs traditional Chinese music for the campus community. He is one of the chief organizers of the summer English program in Hangzhou, which has so far brought more than 20 Valpo students to teach English to more 1,000 Chinese students aged 8-to-20 over the past two years. Professor Meng also has successfully organized the American International Youth Orchestra's three-city tour of China in 2001.

Education

English - Nanjing Teacher's University 1985
M.A.L.S. with a concentration in education - Valparaiso University 1993