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Ling Yan

Senior Lecturer in Chinese in the Department of East Asian Languages
School: 
School of the Arts
Department: 
East Asian Languages and Cultures Department
Office: 
407 Kent Hall Mail Code: 3907 United States
Email: 
ly2131@columbia.edu
Phone: 
212-854-3594
Biography

Ling Yan received her M.A in Applied Linguistics in Northwestern Polytechnical University (1996) and her Ph.D in Linguistics from the University of Kansas (2005)). Ling Yan started teaching Chinese in 1999 and has taught Chinese at all levels. She joined the Columbia faculty in 2004. Her research interests include syntax, prosodic-syntax, and Chinese pedagogy. She has developed textbooks, audio and video teaching materials for elementary Chinese (Approaching China) and advanced Chinese (Readings in Modern Chinese). She is a co-author of 201 Mandarin Chinese Verbs (Barron’s).

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