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Ni Ou, Drexel University Faculty Member

Ni Ou

Assistant Teaching Professor
Contact for Chinese Study Abroad Course Approvals
Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages
Office: Academic Building, 315
Phone: 215.895.6147


  • MS, Education, University of Pennsylvania, 2011
  • BA, Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, East China Normal University, 2008

Research Interests:

  • Teaching Chinese as a foreign language.
  • Chinese study abroad.


Ni Ou was appointed assistant teaching professor in Fall 2017. Ni earned her BA in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language from East China Normal University in 2008 and her MS in Education from the Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania in 2011. Ni taught all levels of Chinese classes and coordinating intensive Chinese courses at the University of Pennsylvania from 2011 to 2017. Ni was also coordinating and developing a beginning business Chinese course at Penn. In addition to working at Penn, Ni has also worked at several language programs including CIEE (2007-2008), Columbia Business Chinese Program in Shanghai (2008), Princeton in Beijing Instructor, 2012) and Startalk Penn High School Chinese Academy as an instructor, curriculum designer and course coordinator (2010, 2011, 2013, 2014).