Susan Goldberg

Susan Goldberg

Prior to joining the faculty at Henley-Putnam School of Strategic Security, Susan Goldberg taught Chinese at SUNY (State University of New York) Polytechnic Institute, Utica, New York and Utica College, where she also teaches online courses in Civil Society in Cyberspace: The Internet in China and Traditional Chinese Medicine.   Ms. Goldberg also has had extensive experience teaching Chinese within the International Baccalaureate Program at Mid-Pacific Institute, a private middle and high school in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Ms. Goldberg has recently completed editing a book length publication about the art of André Kneib, a French national who is one of the foremost practitioners of contemporary Chinese calligraphy.  The book’s author is her husband, Prof. Steve Goldberg, Associate Professor of Asian Art History at Hamilton College.  This illustrated volume, The Transcultural Imagination: The Art of André Kneib, will be published by Mare et Martin, Paris.  She has also participated in translating and editing a catalogue that accompanies Kneib’s 2016-2017 exhibition “Bai Xin Tu, One Hundred Hearts, Cents Coeurs,” which is traveling to major art museums in China, under the sponsorship of the Zhongyang Meishuguan (Central Art Museum), Beijing.

An avid traveler, Ms. Goldberg has lived, studied, and worked in Taiwan, Japan, Hong Kong, People’s Republic of China, the Czech Republic, Hawaii and five other U.S. states, with culturally focused travel to Italy, the U.K., Switzerland, Germany, France, and Israel.  While visiting Kyoto, Japan in July 2013, Ms. Goldberg participated in a small private group meeting at Ginkaku-ji (The Sliver Pavilion) with Princess Akiko of Mikasa.  She has collaborated in research on and interviews with the contemporary Chinese artist Liu Dan in Beijing, P.R.C. in July 2012.

Ms. Goldberg is currently a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of East Asian Studies, University of Toronto, specializing in the fiction of late Qing and Early Republican China.  Ms. Goldberg holds an M.A. degree in Asian Studies/Teaching Chinese as a Second Language from Seton Hall University and a B.A. in English Literature, Creative Writing, and Chinese from Brooklyn College of the City University of New York.

Professional Experience

  • Instructor of Chinese, State University of New York Polytechnic Institute
  • Instructor of Chinese; Instructor of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Civil Society in Cyberspace: The Internet in China, Utica College
  • Instructor of Chinese within the International Baccalaureate Program at Mid-Pacific Institute

Education & Professional Certifications

Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of East Asian Studies, University of Toronto; M.A. in Asian Studies/Teaching Chinese as a Second Language from Seton Hall University

Scholarly Activity

Edited “The Radiance of Color, The Vibrancy of Ink:  André Kneib and the Art of Chinese Calligraphy” to be published in 2018 by Mare et Martin, Paris as a trilingual edition (English, French, and Chinese)