Fang-Yi Chao

Fang-yi Chao

Assistant Teaching Professor of Chinese
Mebane Hall 412

Assistant Teaching Professor & Coordinator of Chinese

Coordinator of Chinese

Advisor of Chinese Minor

Spring 2024 Office Hours:

In Person MW 12:15-1:15PM, online by appt.

Fang-yi Chao is an Assistant Teaching Professor of Chinese. She is currently the coordinator and advisor of the Chinese language program at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She teaches all levels of Chinese language courses as well as Chinese culture-related content courses. Additionally, she supervises the Chinese Undergraduate Students Association (The Chinese Club) and extra-curricular activities related to Chinese culture. 


Ph.D. East Asian Languages and Literatures, The Ohio State University (1999)

M.A. Chinese Language and Literature, Tunghai University, Taiwan (1989)

B.A. Chinese Language and Literature, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan (1986)


Assistant Teaching Professor of Chinese, UNC Charlotte, 2023 – present

Specific Research Interests

Chinese as a Foreign Language Acquisition

Classical Chinese

Chinese Historical Linguistics

Chinese Dialectology

language and culture