Dr. Sandra Anderson COD Faculty Global Education Coordinator and Professor of Spanish
Sandra Anderson has directed College of DuPage Summer Study Abroad/Field Studies programs in Costa Rica, Spain, Italy and Peru since joining the COD faculty in 2002. She holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in Spanish Literature from Northwestern University and taught Spanish language and literature there for several years prior to coming to COD. Anderson was research assistant to the director of Northwestern's Study Abroad program in Seville, Spain, and has also traveled to Mexico, Guatemala, Cuba and Bolivia, and other European destinations. She will be traveling to Peru and Bolivia on a Fulbright-Hayes Group Project Abroad in 2015. In addition to her academic interests, Sandra enjoys many types of music, art, reading and the great outdoors.


Zhi Y. Liu, Instructor of French and Chinese
Zhi Y. Liu is an Instructor of Chinese and French at College of DuPage since 1992. A native of Shanghai, China, she holds a B.A. in Modern and Classical French Language and Literature and a minor in Chinese Language from the Shanghai Foreign Language Institute, a M.A. in French Literature from The Ohio State University and finished her Ph.D. courses at University of Maryland. Liu has extensive teaching experience in Chinese. In addition to COD, she has taught different levels of Chinese classes at Bradley University and Elgin Community College. Her teaching philosophy is to guide and mentor students with a caring, inspirational, challenging and secure environment where ideas can be shared and respected.Twice awarded the outstanding adjunct faculty award at COD. During the summer of 2013, she was the co-director of a successful French Study Abroad program to Bordeaux, France and co-directed the China program last summer. In addition to her academic interests, she enjoys reading, and exploring different cultures and arts.








Contact Information

Field and Experiential Learning, Study Abroad and Global Education
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 3509
General inquiries: (630) 942-2356