Mrs Xiao Jie is the Chinese tutor at the Confucius Institute. Xiao graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English and American Literature from Fudan University in 1996. She had been teaching College English at Fudan University since graduation before she worked at Tianjin University in 2004. She gained her Master of Arts in Linguistics when teaching at Fudan. Prior to her current position at CI, she has worked as an Associate Professor at Tianjin University.