Zhao Jie (Charles)
Charles was born in Shanghai and raised in Kunming. He received a bachelor of science from Yunnan University in 2003 and a master of science from Yunnan University in 2006. Fluent in Chinese and English, he has conducted research and published extensively in paleontology. He has directed projects with the University of Leicester (UK) and the Natural History Museum of Sweden. He has taught Chinese language at Yunnan Normal University and Yunnan Minzu University since 2001 and been language teacher and program assistant for SIT China since 2002. Jie is a certified ACTFL OPI tester and started to serve as internship coordinator in fall 2017.