Xiao Xiao Jiao is a Senior Language Lecturer and is curently at NYU Abu Dhabi. She graduated from Sichuan International Studies University with a Bachelor degree in English Language and Literarure. She completed an M.A. in English and French Literature at Shanghai Teachers University. She holds certificates in teaching Chinese as a foreign language from Beijing Normal University and Beijing Language and Culture University. Since coming to NYU in 1991, she has also taught for the University of Pennsylvania, China Institute in America, and Columbia University.