Instructor, Asian Studies Program
BA, Tunghai University-Taiwan, 1984
MA, University of Washington, 1986
Lo Sun 'Lotus' Perry is a long-time instructor, who established the Chinese Language Program at the University of Puget Sound in 1986. An advocate for the use of instructional technology, Lotus integrates current technologies into her course design and daily teaching. She develops online resources in Chinese Language and Culture, and is the co-author of Taiwan Today (Cheng & Tsui Co.). As the faculty liaison for the University of Puget Sound Summer Taiwan Program at Tunghai University, Lotus promotes student learning through study abroad experiences and supervises other semester and year-long affiliated programs in China. Lotus serves as an adviser to the Chinese Language Teachers Association Washington State, and has been an Advanced Placement reader for the Chinese Language and Culture Exam since 2008. She is a member of the City of Tacoma Taichung and Fuzhou Sister City Committees, and also serves on the Board of the Chinese Reconciliation Project Foundation.