Joseph Liang was born and raised in Shanghai, China. His first degree in chemical engineering was completed in China before coming to the United States for a graduate education with a full scholarship in philosophy and theology. He earned a master's degree in the field and most recently obtained a second master's degree in education.
He has been a teacher since 1995 and has taught students of all ages-- K-12, college students, and graduate students in advanced Mandarin. He is a life long learner of foreign languages and would like to see his students' perspectives broadened, communication skills enhanced, and lives enriched.