Dr. Danhua Zhang is the China Partnership Associate Director at the Confucius Institute at the University of Kentucky. In her role, she is the liaison between Shanghai University and the UKCI. She is also in charge of the UKCI’s Chinese newsletter and HSK testing as well. Dr. Zhang's role also includes research on Russian language with the UK Department of Modern & Classical Languages, Literatures & Culture.
Dr. Danhua Zhang graduated from China North East Normal University with a bachelors degree of Education in 1987 and a masters degree of Education in 1990. She received her doctoral degree in Law from East China Normal University in 2015. Dr. Zhang worked in the Comparative Education Institute at North East Normal University in China from 1990 to 1999. She has served in the School of Social Science of Shanghai University since 1999, prior to joining the UKCI.