Dr. Yong Ho is a Senior Advisor at Grouphorse, Head of UN China Study Program, and an adjunct professor at New York University. He holds a doctorate degree in anthropology/linguistics from Columbia University.

He is also the Co-Chairman of Renwen Society at China Institute and the Executive Director of the Chinese Language Teachers Association of Greater New York. He teaches as an adjunct professor at Nanjing University, Southeast University, Nanjing University of Science and Technology and Jiangsu Normal University, and has been hired by Zhejiang Yuexiu University of Foreign Languages to offer guidance and suggestions on its academic development. 

He previously taught in New School University in New York, and served as Director of Curriculum and Language at China Institute, and Chinese Language Supervisor of the UN Chinese Language Program from 2002 to 2017. 

He has published in the US: Beginner’s Chinese, Intermediate Chinese, A Chinese-English Dictionary of 500 Most Frequently Used Words in Chinese, A Children’s Dictionary of Chinese, A Practical English-Chinese Chinese-English Dictionary, China: An Illustrated History, and Aspects of Discourse Structure in Mandarin Chinese, as well as over 30 articles and papers in China.

Dr. Yong Ho has been awarded the UN21 Awards by the seventh UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan in 2004 and the eighth UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in 2014.