Shanghai Office

The Shanghai Office operates as a natural extension of the Illinois-China partnership serving students, faculty, and staff through outreach, protocol, and career activities.

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Matt Rosenstein

Director, Shanghai Office

(217) 244-3312

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Matt Rosenstein became Director of the Shanghai Office in February 2017. Since 2015 he has also been the Director of Global Education and Training (GET). Prior to joining GET, from 2010-2015 he was Senior Associate Director of the European Union Center (EUC) at the University of Illinois. Rosenstein also served as EUC’s Director of Graduate Studies for the Master of Arts degree program in EU Studies. Previously, Rosenstein was Associate Director of the Program in Arms Control, Disarmament and International Security (ACDIS) at Illinois from 2001-2010. He holds Ph.D. and M.A. degrees from the University of Illinois, and a B.A. degree from Duke University.

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Na Li

Program Specialist

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A graduate of MBA and Information Systems from Auburn University at Montgomery (AUM), Alabama, Na Li has spent her last eight years in Sino-American program development in higher education before she joined the Shanghai office in September 2016. She currently serves as a bridge for the University's extended relationships in China. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, playing the flute, and participating in various sporting activities.

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Karen Weng

Program Specialist

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Karen joined the University’s Shanghai Office in April 2013. As Program Specialist, Karen’s priorities include professional training and summer programs, student and alumni career services, and alumni relationship development. Previously, Karen was a program specialist for “1000 Sister School Initiative” between Zhejiang Province (China) and the State of Illinois. She earned both a B.A. in International Business with French, and M.S. in Risk Management, from the University of Nottingham (UK).


Shanghai Office
Suite 631, Shanghai Center
1376 West Nanjing Road
Shanghai, China 200040
Phone: +86-21-6279-7191