Engaging Minds, Transforming Lives


Our Faculty

The following is a list of Faculty within the Chinese program. Click on a web page to learn more about each member's educational background and research interests.

  • Associate Professor of Chinese
    (512) 863-1598
    Olin 314
  • Part-Time Assistant Professor of Chinese
    (512) 863-1460
    Olin 314
    Specialty: Dr. Schiaffini specializes in Chinese language and literature, modern Tibet, and modern Tibetan literature. She has also done research on Tibetan children's literature, and the development of early childhood education in Tibetan areas in the People's Republic of China.