Director, CIEE Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
- Dominican Republic
- High School Summer Abroad
- Study Abroad
- Gap Year Abroad
Tian holds an M.S.Ed. in Higher Education Management from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. in English from Vanderbilt University. Tian joined CIEE in August 2011 as Manager of Student Services in Shanghai, China and relocated to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic in May 2014. She held progressively responsible positions before becoming the Center Director in Santiago de los Caballeros, DR in February 2017. She teaches courses in Development Internship and Intercultural Communication and Leadership and is particularly interested in facilitating students’ cultural adaptation and intercultural engagement. She is fluent in Mandarin and Sichuan, English, and Spanish. Before CIEE, Tian worked in the Global Education Office at Vanderbilt University as a Study Abroad Advisor and oversaw the Vanderbilt Undergraduate Exchange Student Program.