A graduate of Nanjing University, P.R. China, the University of London and the University of Maryland at College Park, and a member of NAFSA: The National Association of International Educators, Ms. Li has specialized in comparative higher education. She has been evaluating educational credentials since 1992. In 1998 she became The Knowledge Company’s Director of Educational Credential Evaluation and in 2001 assumed the leadership role of President.
As a British Council Scholarship winner, Sufei Li earned a master’s degree in Comparative Education from the University of London. She also received a master’s degree in American Higher Education Administration and Policy Studies from the University of Maryland. Ms. Li’s research on Chinese education has resulted in both presentations and publication. Her most recent work focused on the experience of Chinese students, scholars, and professionals in American science, technology and business. It was published as “Navigating US-China Waters: The Experience of Chinese Students and Professionals in Science, Technology and Business” in The Expanding Roles of Chinese Americans in US-China Relations, Peter Koehn and Xiao-Huang Yin, by M.E. Sharpe. 2002.
Ms. Li is a regular guest speaker on Voice of America’s outreach radio program to China “Youth and Campus.” She gives guidance to a national audience on American higher education and Chinese student life in the US. Ms. Li is a Liaison Officer of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) and Program Coordinator of the China Center for International Education Exchange (CCIEE). She assists AASCU and CCIEE to manage the “Sino-American 1+2+1 Joint Degree Program” and the “Extended Sino-American Leadership Training” program. These partnership programs, affiliated with the Chinese Ministry of Education, enable Chinese students to study at American universities their sophomore and junior years and receive both Chinese and American bachelor’s degrees, and Chinese university senior administrators to receive training regarding American higher education administration on American campuses.
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