Dr. Steve Chao

Director, Shanghai

  • Country:
    • China
  • Business:
    • High School Summer Abroad
    • Study Abroad
    • Gap Year Abroad


Steve Chao is the Director at CIEE Shanghai Global Institute, responsible for all aspects of operations, including Academic, student service, finance, local partnership and government relations. He has an extensive professional experience in global education as both faculty and senior administrator in the US Higher Education institutions since 1988. Before joining CIEE in 2010, he has been responsible for campus globalization in three universities in Missouri, Indiana and Massachusetts. He holds a Doctorate of Education degree from Saint Louis University, also has a far-reaching international teaching and research experience in Taiwan and China. Steve was born in Taiwan, has two grown children and a beautiful wife originally from Shanghai.  

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