Administrative Staff

Kimberly Henshawkhforoiiwp
Managing Director of the Confucius Institute

Kimberly Henshaw is from Jacksonville, Florida and serves as the Managing Director of the Confucius Institute at Georgia State University.  Her interests are in foreign language teaching, learning methodologies, cultural edification, and collaborative intercultural communication.  Understanding the importance of language, she studies and can speak English, French, Mandarin, and American Sign Language.

She holds a Master of Arts degree in International Studies with an emphasis in Education, and a Bachelor of Science degree in International Affairs.  Kimberly has been certified twice to teach English as a foreign language to both adults and children, and was certified by the Walt Disney Company to be an official Disney Trainer.

Previously, Kimberly worked in Shanghai and Beijing, China developing, launching, and promoting The Walt Disney Company’s English training school for children, Disney English.  She has also been the Academic Director for an intensive English program for teens and adults at Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, Georgia.
E-mail:  kgriffin25[at]