Teams | Duke Kunshan University



Jun joined Duke Kunshan University in March of 2018 as the Undergraduate Residence Life Coordinator, reporting to Jia Zheng. Her responsibilities include managing undergraduate on-campus housing, leading a team of Resident Assistants and Graduate Resident Fellows to organize activities, and establishing a dynamic learning-living community among culturally diverse residents. She designs and implements educational programs that develop cross-cultural communication and leadership skills through theater pedagogy ... more

Chin, Li-Chen

Dr. Li-Chen Chin joined Duke Kunshan University in August of 2018 as Interim Associate Dean of Student Affairs. She has over two decades of experience in higher education administration and serves as Assistant Vice President of Intercultural Programs and adjunct instructor in Program in Education at Duke University. At Duke Kunshan University she works closely with Dr. Thomas Shandley, Dean of Student Affairs, and Student Affairs staff on key initiatives tied to the overall undergraduate degree program ... more


Dr. Zarko Krkeljas joined Duke Kunshan University in April of 2018 as the Athletic Director and part of the Student Affairs team. Zarko oversees all aspects of Duke Kunshan University’s athletics program and physical education curriculum. Prior to coming to Duke Kunshan, Zarko was a research fellow at Stellenbosch University where he conducted research on sport performance, managed a high performance program for netball and coached basketball ... more

LI, Lei

LI Lei joined Duke Kunshan University in January of 2018 and serves as the Student Organizations and Arts Program Coordinator at Duke Kunshan University. Her job responsibilities include establishing and overseeing the Duke Kunshan University Undergraduate Student Government, clubs and organizations, and the Arts and Culture programs. She coordinates and supervises all student related activities and events, including designing and implementing educational programs that are arts-based ... more


Lucy Liu Di serves as the Senior Officer of Student Affairs of Duke Kunshan University. She works with her colleagues within Student Affairs to oversee the overall and long term planning, development and assessment of the campus residential life and student activities programs. She also provides recommendations to the Associate Dean of Student Affairs for short and long range strategic planning, using results obtained from program evaluations of outcomes ... more

LU, Yongru

Yongru Lu graduated with the MSSc in Public Policy from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and received her B.A in International Politics from Nanjing University. Yongru is currently working as the Administrative Assistant in Student Affairs, providing administrative and logistical support to the Student Affairs Office. Before joining Duke Kunshan University, Yongru interned at the Kunshan Broadcast station, helping with daily news editing and inter-department communication .... more


Yang Fan serves as the Student Affairs Psychological Counselor at Duke Kunshan University. Previously, Yang Fan served for more than four years as a psychological counselor at the Xi’an Jiaotong – Liverpool University in Suzhou. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Psychology from Nanjing University, and a Master’s Degree in Developmental Psychopathology from Durham University in the U.K. Her research interests include trans-generational traumas, addiction ... more


Ye (Echo) Zhao joined Duke Kunshan University on June 19, 2018 as a Graduate Residence Life Coordinator. Her main job responsibilities are managing housing assignments for graduate students, overseeing graduate residence hall common spaces and facilities, supervising Graduate Residence Fellows to create comfortable, healthy, and intercultural living and learning environment ... more


Jia Zheng joined Duke Kunshan University in 2014 and currently serves as the Senior Residence Life Officer for Residential Education and Programs. She oversees the residential life program and collaborates with University Housing and Campus Operations in ensuring a safe, healthy and comfortable living environment that’s conducive to student learning and development. With two full-time residence life coordinators, Jia is working with the team to create a living-learning community that promotes academic success, student ... more

ZUO, Jinfu, M.D.

Zuo Jinfu is the part-time physician of Duke Kunshan University. Dr. Zuo graduated with his Bachelor’s degree in Medicine from Shanghai Jiaotong University. He first worked in the Department of Medicine in the Pu’an People’s Hospital, Guizhou Province for 10 years. Later he worked in the department of cardiology of the Institute of Cardiovascular Disease in Guizhou People’s Hospital for 2 years. He also worked in Kunshan, at the No.1 People’s Hospital for 31 ... more

ZUO, Yabei

Julia Zuo joined Duke Kunshan University in July of 2017 as the Campus Clinic Nurse. Her job responsibilities include cooperating with doctors, scheduling all clinic appointments, providing basic primary and follow-up care to Duke Kunshan University students, faculty and staff members, providing basic emergency life support, and serving as liaison with local hospitals ... more