Chiu, Effie

Chiu, Effie

Lecturer, Linguistics & Language Development



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 has been teaching as at SJSU since 2008, when she received her MA in TESOL through the LLD department. As an immigrant and former first-generation college student herself, she's continued to deepen her experiences serving students from diverse backgrounds. Her professional interests include but are not limited to: curriculum design, course alignment, and content-based EFL/ESL. In her free time, she enjoys adventure traveling on a budget. A few of her favorite places on earth are the California desert, Patagonia, and Taipei.