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Gabriel Butler  2016 - present

B.A. in Business Economics, UCLA

Gabriel received his B.A. from UCLA in Business Economics with a minor in Japanese in 2009. He is a JASSO scholar and has been teaching in China since 2010.



Sarah Roman 2017 - present

M.A. in International Relations, Peking University

B.A. in Art History, UCLA

Sarah graduated from UCLA in 2013 with a B.A. (Honors) in Art History. She then received a Chinese government scholarship to study at Peking University and graduated in 2017 with a M.A. in International Relations.


Kyle Travess  2017 - present

Master of Education in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Seattle University

B.A. in Spanish Language and Literature, University of Washington

Kyle graduated from the University of Washington with a B.A. in Spanish Language and Literature. He then went on to get a Masters of Education in TESOL from Seattle University. Kyle began teaching in China in 2015.


Melissa Cho 2018 - present

B.A. in International Development Studies, UCLA

Melissa received her B.A. from UCLA in International Development Studies. Prior to joining Global Classroom, Melissa has had experience teaching in Asia.



Jeannie Chen 2019 - present

Master of Library and Information Sciences, UCLA

B.A. in English, California State University, Northridge (CSUN)

Jeannie earned her Master's Degree in Library Science in 2018 from the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies. She graduated with her B.A. from the English Honors Program at CSUN. Her areas of interest include archival studies, academic librarianship, literature, music and performing arts, and Asian American Studies.

Dan Le 2019 - present

Master of Education, UCLA

B.A. in History and Asian American Studies, California State University, Northridge (CSUN)

Dan earned his M.Ed from UCLA in 2008. He has been working with students since 2005 and has been teaching in Nagoya, Japan since 2012. He is currently also teaching in the Cultural Studies Department at Aichi University in Nagoya.


Adrienne Ou 2016 - 2018

B.A. in Political Science, UCLA

Adrienne graduated from UCLA in 2016 with a B.A. in Political Science and a minor in Classics. After graduating from UCLA, she hopes to become a career diplomat via the U.S. Foreign Service.



Joseph "Joey" Saraceno 2016 - 2017

B.A. in Political Science, UCLA

Joey graduated from UCLA in 2016 with a B.A. in Political Science (summa cum laude). He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Political Science at USC. His research interests include regional identity politics, civil society and mental health, global governance, and social movements in the U.S.


Alycia Cheng 2014 - 2016

Master of Urban and Regional Planning, UCLA

B.A. in Sociology, UCLA

Alycia earned a Master’s in Urban and Regional Planning and a B.A. in Sociology from UCLA. She currently works with community organizations on civic engagement and continues to work with UCLA Global Classroom on projects.


Cathy He 2015 - 2016

B.A. in Political Science and Asian American Studies, UCLA

Cathy graduated from UCLA in 2015 with a B.A. in Political Science and Asian American Studies. After returning to the U.S., she worked as a Program Associate at the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) in Washington, D.C.


Alice Thai 2014 - 2015

J.D., New York University School of Law

B.A. in Political Science, UCLA

Alice earned a B.A. in Political Science from UCLA with a minor in Spanish. In 2018, she earned a J.D. from NYU School of Law, where she was a Mitchell Jacobson Scholar, a staff editor of the Annual Survey of American Law, and Co-Chair of the Women of Color Collective.

Kevan Wilbanks 2012 - 2014

B.A. in Global Studies, UCLA

Kevan graduated from UCLA in 2012 with a B.A. in Global Studies and a Minor in French and Francophone Studies. He currently works for the UCLA International Institute.



Melanie Sie 2013 - 2014

B.A. in Global Studies, UCLA

Melanie graduated from UCLA in 2012 with a B.A. in Global Studies and a Minor in Chinese. Melanie has worked for USAID and currently works on the Legal Operations team at Google.



Tyler Babcock 2010 - 2013

M.B.A. and M.A., Georgetown University

B.A. in East Asian Studies, University of Arizona

Tyler received his B.A. in East Asian Studies from the University of Arizona and a dual MBA and Master's degree from Georgetown University. He is now a Foreign Service Officer for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) posted in Dhaka, Bangladesh.