Yuanyuan Hua is currently an Associate Professor of School of English studies at Dalian University of Foreign Languages. She joined the Center for East Asian Studies at Stanford as a visiting scholar since October 2017. Dr. Hua was a Fulbright scholar in 2011-2012 developing research on American Ecocriticism in the States and then obtained her Ph.D. degree from Beijing Language and Cultural University in 2013. She is a post doctor at Shanghai Jiaotong University since 2017. She managed national and provincial social science funding projects as the principal investigator on the subject of comparative studies of Chinese and American Ecological Criticism. Dr. Hua believes that with the platform of ACSSS, she will perform services for, strengthen connections and create occasions that are memorable with Chinese Visiting Scholars.