Luke Shen-Tien Chi (born 1978 in Mountain View, California) is the first American-born Chinese Spokenologist. Chi is the fourth generation descendant of Sheng Xuanhuai (1844-1916), founder of Peiyang University, China's first modern higher education institution. Chi first came to China in 2008 and has been teaching Engish Spokenology in Liaoning Province. Currently, he teaches at Shenyang Normal University, where he founded Spokenology Association in 2015. He is the author behind the world’s first Spokenology textbook that was published in October 2016 by prominent academic and educational publishing house - Tsinghua University Press. He’s responsible for turning spoken language into a full academic discipline called, “Spokenology”.
Luke Shen-Tien Chi，纽约长大的美籍华人口语学家。著有由著名的清华大学出版社发布的世界第一本口语学教程《你我之间的对话》。Chi 是北洋大学堂（现今天津大学）建立者盛宣怀的后代，北洋大学堂是中国近代第一所大学。现任大学口语学课程教师，育有一子，一家人在辽宁幸福的生活。