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Faculty Team:

Daniel Borgia : Academic Dean

Dr. Daniel Borgia is the Academic Dean. Previously, Dr. Borgia was Dean of the school of business at Canisius College in New

York, Associate Dean of the school of business at the University of Idaho and Associate Dean at Nottingham University

Business School in China. From 1997 to 2010, Dr. Borgia was a professor of finance at Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU).

During that period, Dr. Borgia was a China Fulbright Scholar at Nanjing University, founding Director of the FGCU Institute of

Chinese Studies, founding Director of the Southwest Florida Chinese Language School, Vice President of the Southwest Florida

Chinese Association, and Vice President of the Speaker's Assembly of Southwest Florida. Dr. Borgia received a B.S. in Business

Management from Cornell University in 1981, an MBA from Gannon University in 1986, and a Ph.D. in Finance and International

Business from Kent State University in 1991. Dr. Borgia has a broad publication record, writing on topics that include

international business and finance with reference to China, working capital financing, entrepreneurial finance, and financial



George Mickhail:Professor of Accounting

Email: George.Mickhail@zhuhai.bryant.edu

Office: QA502

LESLIE, SOON LIM CHAN:Professor of Economics

University of Wollongong, PhD(Finance and Accouting). UNSW,MRE(Real Estate,

H-W MSC(International Banking and Financial Studies), ECU, BUS (Accounting)

Email: soon.chan@zhuhai.bryant.edu

Office: QA504

Stephen McCullough:Associate Prof. of History

Dr. Stephen McCullough is a native of Albuquerque, New Mexico. He received his BA and MA in history from New Mexico

State University. He earned a PhD in history from the University of Alabama. He is the author of The Caribbean Policy of the

Ulysses S. Grant Administration: Foreshadowing an Informal Empire (Lexington Books, 2018).

He is currently working on a manuscript on the United States and the Nigerian Civil War, 1966-1970. He previously taught at

Mississippi University for Women, University of Indianapolis, Ball State University, and Lincoln University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. McCullough is a member of the American Historical Association and the Society of Historians for American Foreign




Jie (Jay) Wu : Associate Prof. of Maths

I earned B.S. in Applied Mathematics from Central South University, China in 1989, and M.S. degree in Economics from

Zhejiang University, China in 1992. From 2001 to 2006 at Louisiana State University (LSU), I studied in the area of Probability

and Stochastic Analysis and earned my Ph.D. with a dissertation about Limit Theorem for Weighted Stochastic Systems. For 15

years I have been teaching mathematics and statistics at LSU, Thiel College and Grove City College. From 2008 to 2018 I have

been directing the Actuarial Studies major program at Thiel College, and was honored with Distinguished Teacher Award by

Thiel College in 2014.


Office: QA503

Patrick Behar : Associate of Prof. of Management

Patrick Behar-Courtois is an Associate Professor of Management at Bryant University. He received a Bachelor of Business

Administration from the Franco-American Institute of Management in Paris (France), a Master of Business Administration from

the University of Newcastle Business School (UK) and is currently completing his PhD with the ICN Business School (France).

His research interests cover organizational behavior, quantitative psychology and job embeddedness. Patrick is also a visiting

aculty with the Sino-European Institute of Technology, a joint program created by Shanghai University and the French

Universities of Technology, part of the prestigious Sorbonne Universities alliance. Prior to Joining BITZH-BU Programs, Patrick

lectured leadership, Management, Human Resources Management, Business Ethics, Design Thinking, and Cross-cultural

Management at several leading Chinese and international universities: EM Lyon, France Business School, European

Communication School, Skema Business School, Tongji University, East China Normal University, Beijing Normal University,

Jiaotong University, and others. In addition to his academic life, Patrick has over 20 years of international management

consulting experience. As an Organizational Development expert, he has consulted for a large number of Fortune 500

organizations, the United Nations system, and several Governments, helping them through successful change and

performance improvement. Patrick holds several additional professional certifications in leadership facilitation, personality

testing and executive coaching.


E.HAFFNER : Associate Prof. of Literature

Dr. Haffner did his Ph.D. in Comparative Literature at the University of California, Berkeley. His research focuses on literature

and popular film from the perspective of first generation Frankfurt School critical theory and psychoanalysis.

Lijuan Meng: Associate Prof. of Global Study

Dr.  Lijuan Meng is an Associate Professor of of Global Studies .

She received her Ph. D in intercultural studies from Reformed Theological Seminary, Jackson MS (2005), and MA in Christian

Education from Calvin Theological Seminary, Grand Rapids MI (1999).   In addition, she attended Great Lakes Christian college

from 1996 to 1997 majoring in Christian Education. She earned BA in English from Harbin Railway Engineering Institute – Harbin,

China (1988). Dr. Lijuan Meng Joined Bryant Zhuhai in the fall of 2016.  Prior to Bryant Zhuhai, she taught both at Grove City

College , Grove City PA from 2009 to 2016 and  Providence Christian College , Ontario CA, from 2006-2009 .  Besides teaching

Global Studies, She was also teaching  Modern China, Chinese film, and introduction to Chinese civilization at GCC, she also

taught Biblical Revelation, World Religions, Cross-Cultural Communication, International Manners a  Mores...as well at PCC.

Dr. Lijuan Meng is currently a member of Association of Chinese Professors of Social Science and Humanities in the US and

serve as a board member and director of public relations for ACPSS



Lyn Wu : Associate Prof. of Economics

Dr. Lyn Wu obtained Master’s degree in Agricultural Economics from Michigan State University and Ph.D. in Agricultural

Economics from University of Florida, in 1980s. He worked for many years in US financial industry in different capacities,

mainly in the area of derivatives research. He has taught economics, finance and econometrics in US universities and taught

economics in China.

Email: Lyn.Wu@zhuhai.bryant.edu

Kevin Tian : Letcure in Accounting

I graduated with an Honours Degree in Accounting from Curtin University in 2000 with a dissertation on accounting education.

I subsequently completed my Masters of Commerce (Accounting) program from Curtin University in 2004. I am currently a

Certified Practising Accountant with CPA Australia, a Fellow of the Institute of Public Accountants Australia (IPA)and a Fellow

Financial Accountant with the Institute of Financial Accountants UK (IFA). I also possess a Certificate IV in Training and

Assessment with Churchill Education.

Email: BoonChee.Tian@Zhuhai.bryant.edu


Hong Liu: Associate Prof. of Economics

Bachelor and mater degree of  economics from Nankai University, Ph.D from the University of Hongkong.

Corey Larsen : Clinical Associate Professor, Director of ACE

Graduated from Utah University with a bachelor of arts degree in iternational studies and a master degree of sicence in

teaching technology.  Since 2008 I have taught in Bryant University with extensive experience in English teaching and academic



Abeer Abdelmoneim Ahmed : Assistant Prof. of Accounting

Abeer Mohamed obtained her PhD in 2010 from the Business School, University of Gloucestershire, UK. She is currently

Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Commerce, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt. She has a special interest in Strategic
Management Accounting. She has list of publications in international refereed Journals.  She has over 25 years’ experience in

teaching in higher education at a number of universities.

Email: Abeer.Mohamed@zhuhai.bryant.edu

Office: QA 502

Layla Schelmerdine : Assistant Prof. of English

Email: Layla.Schelmerdine@zhuhai.bryant.edu

Office: QA 504

Jeremy Parker:Assistant Prof. of Legal Study and Literature

This is Professor Parker's first year teaching at BITZH-BU Programs, but his fourth year teaching in China, and fifth year in

teaching. Previously he taught at Fort  Hays State University China program at Sias International University in Henan province.

His speciality is law, but he's also taught economics, math, management, strategy, ethics, and literature courses. In 2012 he

graduated with a Juris Doctorate(JD) degree from Indiana University, Indianapolis, and in 2005 graduated with a Bachelor of

Arts degree in Economics from the University of Michigan.

Email: jeremy.parker@zhuhai.bryant.edu

Kyung-Taek Lim : Assistant Prof. of Maths

After finishing B.S. in physics at Korea University in Seoul, Korea, Kyung-Taek Lim earned Ph.D. in physics (theoretical particle

physics ) at Brown University in RI, USA, and Ph.D. in mathematics (integral geometry ) at Tufts University in MA, USA.


Lu Sun: Assistant Prof. of History

Bachelor in history from Anhui University, Master in history from Peking Univeristy, Ph.D in history from Vanderbily University.

Yiyang Li : Assistant Prof. of English
- Ph.D. (ABD) in English, Purdue University, 2014-present
- M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction, Arizona State University, 2010-2012
Nine years teaching experience of English writing taught Yiyang that writing is a form of craftsmanship and to teach writing is

to teach the discipline and the skill set that are necessary for not only better language organization but also refined critical

thinking. The essence of Yiyang’s teaching, professional and research experience is about intersecting liberal arts and

science, and educating cross-cultural skills in a community of diversity.

Email: yiyang.li@zhuhai.bryant.edu

Office: QA511

Terri Zhejun Liu : Lecturer in Economics
- Education:

M.P.A. in Public and Economic Policy - London School of Economics and Political Science
B.A. in Economics - University of Rochester
- Teaching & Research Interests:
Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Public Policy, Econometrics

Terri has worked in both academia and the financial industry. After graduating from the London School of Economics, she has

worked as a research consultant for various international organizations such as the United Nations Social and Economic

Commission (Bangkok), The World Bank (Washington DC & London) and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (Seattle). She has

also worked as a financial analyst at HSBC. She began teaching in 2016.


Office:QA 513

Kuo li : Lecturer in Accounting

Bachelor degree in business administration from Southern Polytechnic State University. MBA from Georgia State University.



Ashraf M. Ismail : Associate Prof. of Economics

Ashraf Ismail received his PhD from Cornell University in 2008.

His Thesis consists of a game theoretic model wherein money is endogenous to the banking sector, and monetary policy is

represented as a bargaining process between the Central Bank and financial institutions.

His current research focuses on corporate diversification, credit risk, and game theoretic models of strategic equity trading.

He has published in the Review of Financial Economics and has recently submitted an article to the Journal of Corporate

Finance . Prior to joining here , he taught at Georgetown University, Marist College, Seton Hall University, and

several other univerisities I the US and across the world. He also served as Senior Associate in Risk Modeling at KPMG, where

he critically evaluated the credit risk models of the worlds' largest banks for stress testing by the Federal Reserve Bank of the

United States.


office: QA512

Antony Lake : Associate Prof. of Literature

Dr.Anthony Lake BA(Sussex) MA (York) D.Phil.(Sussex)

Anthony is Associate Professor of English and Cultural Studies here , He has taught at universities in China, the United Kingdom,

Turkey, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates.bHe has two areas of teaching expertise. The first is in English Literature with

particular emphasis on English Literature of the Twentieth Century. The second is in foundational level undergraduate, courses

in Composition and Rhetoric, Writing and Research, Spoken Communication, and Critical Thinking. His areas pf research

interest are crime and detective fiction and Holocaust, Literary Modernism and the literature of the post-World War Two

period from 1945 to 1980.



Petulia Blake : Assistant Prof. of Management

Dr. Blake is Assistant Professor of Management. Since 2010, she has been creativity teaching management courses on-ground,

online and in hybrid classrooms. Professor Blake has acquired over 10 years of work experience within for-profit and

non-for-profit organizations in the United States. She conducts research in corporate sustainability and social responsibility

with a focus on management and leadership. Dr.Blake has earned her doctoral degree from Indiana State University, a

master's degree from Central Connecticut State University and bachelor of arts degree from Bates College. Professor Blake is

a  native of the Island of Jamaica and citizen of United States of America. She possesses a passion for cultures and diverse

human experiences , and for this reason, has travelled to more than 30 countries to motivate, present, teach , and consult.

Dr. Blake is also a creative writer with the published novel, "In the Midst of Shame."

Email: petulia.blake@zhuhai.bryant.edu

Office: QA512

Rachael M. Rudolph : Assistant Prof. of social science

Rachael M. Rudolph joins here as an Assistant Professor of Social Science in fall 2018.  She previously taught at Webster

University’s Thailand campus, Emory & Henry College in Emory, Virginia, and West Virginia University in Morgantown, West

Virginia.  The courses she will teach at Bryant will be supplemented with her professional and travel experiences.  Her published

work includes: “Framing Sino-American Military-to-Military Relations: The Power and Problem of Perception in Preventing

Geostrategic Security Cooperation between China and the U.S.” (2018);

“Mualim Abdul Aziz Said’s Fragile Flower: Alternative Methods and Strategies for Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding

” (2018); “The Educational Corner: Reading on Zimbabwe to Find Pathways for Stability, Transformation and Peace in the

Post Mugabe Period” (2018); Counterterrorism in Saudi Arabia: New Approaches to Radical Threats (2018); “

Strategic Containment: Triangulating North Korea’s Asymmetric Provocations with a Multilateral Electronic and Cyber

Warfare Containment Strategy” (2018/2017); “Thailand’s Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking in the 2015 U.S. TIP

Reporting Period” (2015); Mobilizing Movements, Mobilizing Islamic Resistance (2009); Saudi Arabia’s War on

Terrorism (2009); and, From Terrorism to Politics: The Transition of Resistance Movements to Political Parties (2008).

The regions which she has traveled to include Africa, Asia, Central America, Europe and the Middle East.

Email: rachael.rudlph@zhuhai.bryant.edu

Office: QA405

Charles Wheeler : Lecture in English

Email: Charles.Wheeler@zhuhai.bryant.edu

Office: QA 511

Staff Team:

Amy L. Ratra : Director of Registrar Office

Graduated with LL.M. in International Law from University of Aberdeen Law School, master of laws from Southwest China

University of Political Science and Laws (SWUPL) and B.A.in English Education from Southwest China Normal University.

Over twenty years extensive work experience in higher education including serving as lecturer of college English at SWUPL,

founding Director of Academic Services at UNNC, and Executive Administrative Assistant to Academic Deans, Associate Dean

for International Programs,and Associate Dean for Administration and Student Services at FAMU College of Law.


Office:QA 411

Office Phone: 07563835224

Ada Li : Director of Administrative Services and Academic Advising

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Bryant University; Master of Science in Management from Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Email: xiang.li@zhuhai.bryant.edu

Office:QA 412

Mingming Zhang: Registrar Assistant for BU

Graduated from the University of Toledo in 2016 and majored in Finance.

Also got the Bachelor degree in Communication at the same university.

After my MBA graduation, I worked for ACE Global Trading, llc. as a Purchasing and Logistics Analyst Assistant. In December

2016, I started to work as Budget Analyst for GMC Mercantile Corp. During my study years, I worked on campus for

Confusius Institute as one Graphic Designer and Student Event Planner.


Office:QA 411

Office Phone: 07563835362

Shunuo Wen :Registrar Assistant to BITZH

Master of Fashion Marketing and Communication from Nottingham Trent University. Have worked as Administrative Secretary

and Teaching Assistant in Beijing Normal University  Zhuhai.

Office:QA 411

Office Phone: 07563835271

Wuqing Zhu: Director of Admission Office and SAO

Graduated from Beijing Institute of Technology, Zhuhai.

5years working experience in Student Affairs Office of BITZH. Joint Bryant Zhuhai admission Office since Jan. 2018. 

Email: wuqiang.zhu@zhuhai.bryant.edu

Office: QA414

Office Phone: 07563835285

Minghui Li: Student Affair Officer

I got my Bachelor Degree at Management in South China Normal University and Master Degree at Education in University of

Macau.I have been a student affair officer in BITZH-BU Programs since its commencement in 2015.

Email: minghui.li@zhuhai.bryant.edu

Office: QA 408

Office Phone: 07563835265

Yatian Liu : Students Affairs Officer

Master of law, graduated from South China University of Technology.

Have worked as a Student Advisor in Nanfang College of Sun Yat-Sen University;

Have won the First place of the National College Advisors’ Occupational Competence Competition in Guangdong.


Office:QA 408

Ruojiao. Wang: Student Affairs Officer

M.A. project  Management in ESG Management School.

B.S. Education Science  in Harbin Normal University.

Email: ruojiao.wang@zhuhai.bryant.edu

Office: QA408

Office Phone: 07563835264

Shengying Liu : Assistant to Dean & HR Officer

Received bachelor degree of Business English in 2004. Got MBA from City university of Macau in 2012.

13 years working experience in executive assistant and administrative management in foreign owned enterprises.



Office Phone: 07563835270

Xiaoyu We: Assistant to Dean & Service Operating Officer

Bachelor of Education, Beijing Sport University, 2009-2013; Master of Education, University of Macau, 2013-2016.

Research and teaching assistant in university of Macau

Email: Xiaoyu.Wei@zhuhai.bryant.edu

Office:QA 414

Office Phone: 07563835267

Xunzi He : PR and operating services specialist

Graduated from Chinese University of Hong Kong with Master's degree.

Have worked in several Cultural Media Company and responsible for the media management.


Office:QA 408

Office Phone: 07563835272

Bo Chen: Admission Specialist

Bachelor degree of English from BITZH and got MBA from City University of Macau.

I used to work at Shenzhen Yihua Computer Co., Ltd. & Gree Electric Appliances Inc., in charge of overseas business.


Office: QA 411

Office Phone: 07563835275

Daying Shi : Director ofInternship and Career

Graduated from Kyung Hee University,Master of International Trade and Economic Cooperation;

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg exchange experience.

Email: daying.shi@zhuhai.bryant.edu

Office: QA414

Office Phone: 07563835286

Hua Shang: Accountant

Graduated from Henan Normal University. 9 years' working experience in Accountant.

Email: hua.shang@zhuhai.bryant.edu

Office: QA401

Office Phone: 07563835176

ACE Team:

Corey Larsen: Director of ACE (Part-time)

Email: corey.larsen@zhuhai.bryant.edu

Office: QA511

Tina Nakova:Academic Service Coordinator

I hold a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and a Master's degree in Counseling.

I have gained valuable experience in different community settings. My most recent experience was working as a Student

Support Counselor in Shanghai. I work with the rest of the Academic Center for Excellence team to enhance our students'

academic progress. In particular, I will be supporting students with reading, writing, listening and speaking in English.


Office:QA 603

Office Phone: 07563835259/07563835197

Nicole Ann Krupski : Academic Service Coordinator

My name is Nicole Ann Krupski and I graduated from Bryant University in 2015 with a Bachelors in Business Administration.

I have been working in various roles at BITZH-BU Programs since its inception. I currently hold the role of an Academic

Services Coordinator in our new Academic Center for Excellence.



Office Phone: 07563835259/07563835197

Jing Gong: Learning specialist in ACE.

She has her BA of English in Nankai University, and her MA of international Journalism in University of Leeds, UK.


Office:QA 603

Office Phone: 07563835259/07563835197

Yuan Jiang: Learning Specialist

Graduate from The University of Melbourne, obtaining Master of Management (Accounting) degree.

Work for Academic Center for Excellence, helping students with Accounting and Economics.


Office:QA 603

Office Phone: 07563835259/07563835197

YujieXiong : Learning Specialist

Hi everyone, this is Rain. I am able to help you with Mathematics and Finance.

Feel free to make and appointment with me and come to ACE if you have any questions about these two subjects.

Email:  yujie.xiong@zhuhai.bryant.edu

Office: QA 603

Office Phone: 07563835259/07563835197