Adjunct Language Professor; Helped establish the first Chinese language program for the U.S. Department of Energy
In June 2008, Prof. Jewell helped to establish the first Chinese language program for the U.S. Department of Energy. She continues to teach both federal and contract employees at DOE. She also offered Chinese language instruction in the U.S. Department of Treasury’s East Asia Office from 2010 to 2011. In addition to teaching Chinese, Prof. Jewell works as a translator and interpreter. She became The Institute of World Politics’ first Chinese professor in 2012.
Prof. Jewell was born in Zhaoqing, China and earned her bachelor’s degree in biology and a postgraduate certificate in education from the University of Hong Kong. In 2009, she obtained TCSOL (Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages) Certification from Education Canada College. In the same year, she received a Superior Rating on the Mandarin OPI (Oral Proficiency Interview) from the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL).