Class of 2022
Hometown: Xuzhou, China
Bio: Yuetong is a first-year M.A. candidate in the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service where she is pursuing a Master's in Latin American Studies and a Graduate Certificate in International Business Diplomacy. Born in China, Yuetong has a profound knowledge of Chinese culture and history. In 2019, she obtained a B.A. in Spanish Language and Literature from Nanjing University with a minor in Portuguese. She also studied abroad in Madrid during her undergraduate study. After graduation, Yuetong worked as a research assistant in Ibero-American Studies Center at Jiangsu Normal University, where she distilled insights from Spanish and English sources to help with the upcoming book Ibero-American Studies, and gained knowledge on Sino-LAC relations. Yuetong also worked as a teaching assistant for the Spanish Department at the same university. She helped to design the course Introduction to Latin America focused on building language competency, popularizing culture, political, and economic situation in this region, enhancing global understanding, and fostering curiosity.
Concentration: Development & Political Economy and International Business Diplomacy
Research area - Substantive: Sino-LAC relations, International Political Economy