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Xiaoqin(Cindy) Cao
Visiting Scholar (2016-2017) in IUPUI; Lecturer of English; Chief of Tourism English Office in Nanjing Institute of Tourism and Hospitality;

Phone: 317-278-2514
Email: cao27@iupui.edu
Campus Address: CA133


Xiaoqin(Cindy) Cao International Center for Intercultural Communication 317-278-2514 cao27@iupui.edu Visiting Scholar (2016-2017) in IUPUI; Lecturer of English; Chief of Tourism English Office in Nanjing Institute of Tourism and Hospitality; September 2006 – June 2009: School of Foreign Language, Southeast University, Nanjing, China. M.A. in English Language and Literature September 2000 – June 2004: School of Foreign Language, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, China. Bachelor in Business English (1)ESP related to Tourism English (2) intercultural communication tourism English English as a Foreign Language part-time English speaking tour guide Part-time tour leader Articles [1] Xiaoqin Cao, Peidi Ben. On Cultivation of International Tour Guide Personals based on Professional Ability—With Department of International Tourism in NJITH as the Case[J]. Education Teaching Forum, 2016, 28(8): 251-252. [2] Xiaoqin Cao, Shuyi Liu. A Study on Internet-mediated Special English Teaching in Higher Vocational School—With Tourism English as the Case [J]. Overseas English, 2015, 24(22): 30-31. [3] Xiaoqin Cao, Peidi Ben. Construction of Professional Ability Development System for English Speaking Tour Guide in Higher Vocational Education [J]. Journal of Educational Institute of Jilin Province, 2015, 31(3): 45-47. [4] Peidi Ben, Xiaoqin Cao. Influence of Cultural Transference in Intercultural communication on Tourism English Teaching [J]. Journal of Suzhou Education Institute, 2015, 6(1):130-131. [5] Xiaoqin Cao. Analysis of English Requirement in Tourism Industry--- With Nanjing as an Example[J]. Communication of Vocational Education, 2011, 24(2): 38-40. Books [1] English for Tour Guides in Jiangsu Province, December, 2015, China Travel & Tourism Press, compiler member. [2] Cross-cultural Tour Guide Service English, June, 2015, Nanjing University Press, Associate Compiler. [3] Hotel Service English, May, 2010, China Travel & Tourism Press, compiler member. 0 0 0 0 0 ICIC
Ulla M. Connor
Barbara E. and Karl R. Zimmer Chair in Intercultural Communication
Professor of English
Adjunct Professor of Women's Studies
Adjunct Professor of Philanthropic Studies
Director of the International Center for Intercultural Communication

Phone: 317-274-2555
Email: uconnor@iupui.edu
Campus Address: CA134


Ulla Connor English, International Center for Intercultural Communication, Graduate Faculty, Linguistics, TESOL, Writing & Literacy, Women's Studies 317-274-2555 uconnor@iupui.edu Barbara E. and Karl R. Zimmer Chair in Intercultural Communication
Professor of English
Adjunct Professor of Women's Studies
Adjunct Professor of Philanthropic Studies
Director of the International Center for Intercultural Communication
B.A. University of Helsinki 1970
M.A. University of Florida 1971
University of Wisconsin 1973
M.A. University of Helsinki 1974
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin 1978
Linguistics, intercultural communication, and language and rhetoric of philanthropic fund raising Glenn W. Irwin Excellence Recognition Award, IUPUI, 1992
Elected Member of the Finnish Society of Sciences and Letters, 2000
Member of Alliance of Distinguished Professors, Indiana University, 2003 Outstanding Alumni Award, Linguistics, Univesity of Florida, 2005
Eight books including, Contrastive Rhetoric: Crosscultural Aspects of Second Language Writing (Cambridge University Press 1996); and approximately 100 articles and book chapters 1 0 0 0 0 ICIC
Esen Gokpinar-Shelton
Assistant Director at the International Center for Intercultural Communication

Phone: 317-274-5340
Email: egokpina@iupui.edu
Campus Address: CA133A


Esen Gokpinar-Shelton International Center for Intercultural Communication 317-274-5340 egokpina@iupui.edu Assistant Director at the International Center for Intercultural Communication 0 0 0 0 0 ICIC
Matthew Hume
Graduate Research Assistant

Phone: 317-274-7884
Email: mhume@iupui.edu
Campus Address: CA133


Matthew Hume English, International Center for Intercultural Communication 317-274-7884 mhume@iupui.edu Graduate Research Assistant B.A., Yale University, 2000 Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Sociocultural Linguistics Teacher and Edutainer — Gyeonggi English Village, Paju, South Korea (2006) Senior Writer — Active Life Magazine, Noblesville, Indiana Freelance Copy Editor and Copywriter — Random House, Inc., New York, New York 0 0 0 0 0 ICIC