Alison Steinbach, Director

Alison Steinbach has long been interested in China and was part of the group that helped document and deconstruct the farmhouse from Cizhong in the summer of 2017. Prior to that, she spent a semester after high school as a teaching assistant with the China Fieldwork Semester in Yunnan. She has also attended an immersive Chinese language study abroad program in Harbin and served as a program assistant for the US-Asia Institute in Washington, DC. Alison graduated from Sidwell Friends in 2014 and from Harvard College in 2019, with a major in Social Studies (focusing on modern China), a minor in English and a language citation in Mandarin. Since mid-2019, she has worked as a reporter for The Arizona Republic newspaper in Phoenix.