B.A., Physical Education, Liaoning Normal University, China, 1993
M.A., Health and Physical Education, Tokyo Gakugei University, Japan, 1999
Ph.D., Leisure Studies with a minor in Cultural Anthropology, Pennsylvania State
University, USA, 2006
2008 - present
Assistant Professor, Health, Physical Education and Leisure Studies,
University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL
2006 - 2008
Lecturer, State University of New York, Cortland, NY.
Speaks Chinese, Japanese and Korean
Visiting professor at Tokyo Gakugei University, Tokyo, Japan (2010)
Visiting professor at University of Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan (2010)
Visited Korea, Japan, England, France, Germany, Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Switzerland and Belgium.
International collaboration interests:
Teaching recreation and leisure class(es) in foreign universities, doing research with foreign universities, taking USA students overseas, creating an academic international program, hosting a visiting scholar from foreign countries, visiting scholar to other countries, and taking a sabbatical at foreign universities.