David Dayton

Deputy Director, Asian International Programs 

Duties: Assists the Associate Vice Provost, Academic Programs, and Director, Asian International Programs in promoting and managing Asian International Programs and supports the strategic development goals of Global Affairs, Office of the Vice Provost and Associate Chancellor.

Background: Associate Instructor, UC Davis in Comparative Literature, Chinese, and Native American Studies (2009-2012, 2014-2016); Country Representative, American Councils for International Education, China Office (2012-2014); Lecturer, Beijing Normal University, China (2013-2014); Center Coordinator, Long Island University - Friends World Program – China Center (2002-2003, 2006-2008). 

Education: Ph.D. Candidate in Comparative Literature, UC Davis; M.A. in Chinese Studies, University of Sydney, Australia; B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies, Long Island University – Friends World Program.

Languages: Chinese – Mandarin

Contact: (530) 752-6369, dzdayton@ucdavis.edu