What I do

Xue He is a Teaching Assistant Professor of Chinese in the Center for World Languages and Cultures. She currently teaches the three sequences of Elementary Chinese.

Professional Biography

Xue He received her Ph.D. degree in Second Language Acquisition from the University of Iowa in 2022. Her research interests are in second language Chinese classroom research and task-based language teaching.


  • Ph.D., Second Language Acquisition, University of Iowa, 2022
  • MA, Linguistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2017

Professional Affiliations

  • The Chinese Language Teachers Association

Featured Publications

He, X. (2023). Effects of Structural Complexity and L1 Experience on L2 Acquisition of Chinese Multiword Sequences. Foreign Language Annals, 56(2), 480-500.