Chiu, Effie

Chiu, Effie

Lecturer AY-A, Linguistics & Language Dev
Lecturer AY-A, Health Science & Recreation




Preferred: (408) 924-4516

Office Hours

Varies by semester

My office is Clark Hall 408R.


  • Master of Arts, CSU-San Jose, 2008
  • Bachelor of Communication, Literature, CSU-Monterey Bay, 2004



Effie Chiu was born in Taiwan, but has spent most of her life in the Silicon Valley area of California. After obtaining an interdisciplinary degree in Communications, Literature, and Film from CSU Monterey Bay in 2004, she taught English as a foreign language in her native Taiwan. In 2008, she completed her MA in TESOL from San Jose State and has since developed her teaching in the areas of academic literacy and writing. She has been teaching for the Department of Linguistics and Language Development since 2009, and has taught for Health Science and Recreation since 2012.