Jincheng Liu was appointed Chinese language lecturer in 2011. Liu received his M.A. from the Department of Linguistics and Applied Linguistics of Beijing Normal University in 2008. He has extensive training in Chinese linguistics and pedagogy. Over the past five years, Liu has taught Chinese at many levels. Liu is the recipient of the Outstanding Graduate Award of Peng Chufu Fund for Teaching Chinese as a Second Language and the Award for Graduate with Honors of Beijing Normal University (both in 2008).