Ping Pian

Senior Lecturer in Chinese
MA, Oklahoma State University

404 Lattimore Hall
(585) 275-2456

Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 3:30–4:30 pm, or by appointment


Ping Pian has been teaching in the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures for a number of years. She also teaches or has taught at the Rochester Institute of Technology, Monroe Community College, and the Chinese School of Rochester. As a native speaker from Beijing, she is very interested in inspiring her students to build a solid language foundation to be successful in the global market and the evolution of the Chinese language, particularly between different regions. She is also a freelance translator.

Courses Offered (subject to change)

  • CHI 101  Elementary Chinese I (Fall)
  • CHI 102  Elementary Chinese II (Spring)
  • CHI 151  Intermediate Chinese I (Fall)
  • CHI 152  Intermediate Chinese II (Spring)
  • CHI 202  Advanced Intermediate Chinese I (Fall)
  • CHI 203  Advanced Intermediate Chinese II (Spring)