The PiB student body consists of anyone who is 18 years of age or older, who has had at least one year of Chinese language learning experience. Approximately 150 students partake in the summer program each year. PiB students range from undergraduates, graduates to working professionals from different countries and cultural backgrounds.
Chih-ping Chou (周质平): Professor and Director of Chinese Language Program, Department of East Asian Studies, Princeton University. Ph.D., Indiana University.
The faculty includes instructors from Princeton University and other American universities. The American faculty teaches together with faculty from universities in China, producing an overall student-teacher ratio of generally less than 2.5:1.
2nd Year Lead Instructor Jincheng Liu (刘锦城): Lecturer, Princeton University. M.A., Beijing Normal University.
3rd Year Lead Instructor Ding Wang (王玎): Lecturer, Princeton University. M.A., Columbia University.
3rd Year Heritage Track Lead Instructor Jinhui Zhen (甄金辉): Lecturer, Boston University. M.A., Hebei University.
4th Year Lead Instructor Anmin Liu (刘安敏): Lecturer, Princeton University. M.A., Beijing Normal University.
5th Year Lead Instructor Yongtao Zhang (张永涛): Lecturer, Princeton University. Ph.D., Communication University of China.
Jenny Yu (余捷): M.A., South China Normal University. B.A., University of California - San Diego. Study abroad experience in Cambridge University, UK; American University in Paris, France; Peking University, China; Shanghai Jiaotong University, China.