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Jenny Yang resize

Teaching Assistant Professor

Office Phone Number: 848-932-5596



Dr. Yang received her doctoral degree in linguistics from Yale University. She has previously taught as a Teaching Fellow in both the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures and the Department of Linguistics at Yale. Dr. Yang’s current research focuses on the pragmatics, semantics and syntax of Mandarin Chinese and the Min dialect. Her research interests also include Chinese sociolinguistics and teaching Chinese as a foreign language.


  • Ph.D. Yale University
  • M.A. University College London
  • B.A. National Taiwan University

Areas of Specialization

  • Chinese Linguistics
  • Chinese Pedagogy

Courses Taught

  • Intermediate Chinese 1 (01:165:201)
  • Intermediate Chinese 2 (01:165:202)
  • Advanced Modern Chinese (01:165:301)
  • Advanced Modern Chinese (01:165:302)

Contact Us

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Scott Hall
Room 330 43 College Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Phone: 848-932-7605
Fax: 732-932-7926