Kang Zhou is a lecturer in Chinese. He regularly teaches at all levels of the Regular curriculum track and the lower-intermediate level of the Streamlined curriculum track. Zhou also developed and leads 21G.111 Chinese Calligraphy, offered in IAP. Prior to joining MIT in 2015, he taught at Brown University anr Harvard University. He has also led instruction in Chinese at Middlebury Language Schools’ summer program.

Together with Senior Lecturer Haohsiang Liao, Zhou is co-author of Beginning Mandarin Chinese Characters (2019) and the forthcoming Intermediate Mandarin Chinese Characters. He also presents frequently on Chinese pedagogy and learner topics at meetings of the Chinese Language Teacher’s Association and ACTFL.

In addition to Chinese calligraphy, Zhou’s pedagogical interests include instructional technology, learner community in the classroom, and incorporation of asynchronous materials in language learning.

MA Chinese University of Hong Kong
BA Xi’an Foreign Languages University