Academics & Research

Simon Koo 古嘉文
Simon Koo 古嘉文Ph.D. Purdue University

Executive Director

Based in Beijing

 

Dr. Simon Koo joined TBC in 2017, bringing over a decade of teaching, research, and administration experience in higher education. He is currently the Executive Director of TBC.

Interests
  • International Education
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • STEM Education
  • Data Science
Emily Xiong 熊嘉澜
Emily Xiong 熊嘉澜BA, University of International Business and Economics

Academic Coordinator

Based in Beijing

 

Emily Xiong joined TBC in July 2018 as the Assistant for Operations and Academics and has been the Academic Coordinator since August 2019. As the first point of contact for TBC faculty, her main responsibilities are to assist the Director of Academics with administrative and logistical support for faculty and all courses, liaise with current and potential faculty, manage the operations of TBC Anton Library, and maintain teaching related equipment in TBC classrooms. Emily also works with students in terms of course records and registration, transfer advising, etc.

Interests
  • Travel
  • Musicals
  • Detective Movies
Veronika Kotova 郭雅
Veronika Kotova 郭雅LL.M., Beijing Foreign Studies University

Project Assistant

Based in Beijing

 

Veronika Kotova graduated from Beijing Foreign Studies University with a LLM in China Studies. She joined TBC in February 2019. Veronika has over three years China-based experience both as a student and an employee of a Chinese company. In her free time she likes reading, hiking and visiting art galleries.

Interests
  • Hiking
  • Reading
  • Contemporary Art
Shuting Liu 刘舒婷
Shuting Liu 刘舒婷MA, Beijing International Studies University

Project Assistant

Based in Beijing

 

Shuting is an easy-going and patient person with curiosity to new things. Traveling around the world has been a dream of hers since childhood. She has more than 8 years of tourism-related experience, included arranging and coordinating tourist activities, arranging transportation services, accommodation, sightseeing, shopping and entertainment.

Interests
  • Hiking
  • Reading
  • Cooking