GUIYOU HUANG, Ph.D., assumed LSUA’s Chancellorship in January 2017. Previously Dr. Huang had served as Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty at Norwich University, Vermont; Dean of Biscayne College of Liberal Arts and Dean of Undergraduate Studies & Programs at St. Thomas University, Florida, and numerous other leadership roles in both public and private institutions, including Honors College Director at Grand Valley State University, Michigan; Chair of the English Department and Director of University Honors Program at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.
Huang’s professional interests concern five main areas: higher education, American literature, Asian American Studies, China-US comparative cultural studies, and Global Education/intellectual globalization. He taught a diverse range of courses in American literature and literary theory at both the graduate and undergraduate levels in universities of the US and China, including Lehigh University, Pennsylvania; Texas A&M University - College Station; Beijing University; and Qufu Normal University, China. He is author and editor of 11 books, along with many printed articles and essays, and presentations and keynote speeches at national and international conferences in North America, Asia, and Europe.
Huang holds a Ph.D. in American literature from Texas A&M University, honorary professorships at a number of international institutions, as well as certificates in MLE (Management and Leadership in Education) and IEM (Institute for Educational Management) from Harvard. He was a Visiting Scholar with ETS in Princeton and also served on the College Board SAT Critical Reading Test Development Committee. In addition, he serves on numerous national and international organizations, including the Board of Directors of Vermont Council on World Affairs (VCWA) and the National Committee on US-China Relations (NCUSCR).