Benjamin Gutscher

Lecturer of English for Academic Purposes, Duke Kunshan University

Ben’s research interests include academic listening and speaking skills, integrating technology into language learning, and programs where English as the medium of instruction (EMI).

His research on EMI programs included a study into the needs and provisions of language support for such programs in public universities in China for his dissertation.  The results of that study were presented at the 2023 EAP/ESP Conference at the University of Nottingham, Ningbo China.

Ben holds a B.S. in Accountancy from the University of Akron and an M.A. with distinction in Teaching English for Academic Purposes from the University of Nottingham (UK), where he served as the Course Representative for his peers.  Before joining Duke Kunshan University, Ben had 12 years of experience teaching at the tertiary level in China, including at several double first-class universities such as East China Normal University.