Assistant Director, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Center
Excutive Director, Confucius Institute
M.A. Journalism - the University of Montana, 2009
M.A. Asia Pacific Studies - Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Japan, 2006
B.A. Journalism - Jilin University, China, 2003
Ms. Chen Suhan is a Beijing native who is working with the Confucius Institute at The Mansfield Center as the Excutive Director. Ms. Chen worked as an editor of international news for China Central Television and a as reporter in training for the Science Department of Guangming Daily prior to her education in Japan and the U.S. She is fluent in English, Japanese, and Chinese. She has been the Executive Vice President of the Chinese Students Association at the University of Montana and is in charge of community outreach and culture education for K-12 schools in the Missoula School District. She also represented the University of Montana in leading the Montana Rocky Mountain Ballet Theater to China as a pre-Olympic Sino-US exchange program in 2008 and for four performances at Shanghai Expo in 2010.