Meet The Team

  • Philip Cacouris


    Philip is the Director of NYUSPS at NYU Shanghai. He was previously Academic Director of Business and Communications at Conde Nast Center Shanghai, a role which brought him to China in 2014. Before that, Philip worked in professional education in France for ten years, first at the leading business school HEC Paris as Associate Director of International Custom Programs, and then at the prestigious fashion school IFM, where he created and ran the MSc in International Luxury Management, created the Summer School, and handled international relations. Philip spent the first 12 years of his career in the US, working with Hanna-Barbera Cartoons, Time Warner Inc. and Paul Hastings LLP. He has a BA and a MA in English Literature from Cambridge University and an MBA from HEC Paris.



  • Brooke Logterman

    English Language Lecturer and Academic Coordinator

    Brooke Logterman is an English language lecturer and academic coordinator at NYUSPS at NYU Shanghai. Prior to joining NYU Shanghai, she was an adjunct faculty member at NYUSPS at NYU Shanghai (formerly known as the ALI) and an English Lecturer at Shanghai International Studies University in Shanghai, China. She holds an M.A. from Concordia University, Irvine, and a B.A. from San Francisco State University.

  • Helen Miao

    Program Manager

    Helen is Program Manager of NYUSPS at NYU Shanghai. Prior to joining NYU Shanghai, she has worked as a lecturer and then as an associate professor in the Business School of Shanghai Dianji University, where she taught Corporate Finance, International Trade Finance, and International Business Communication to undergraduate students.  She also contributed to the Sino-US joint learning program of the major in International Economics & Trade. She has an M.A. from Fudan University in Finance, and an MBA from University of Northern Iowa.

  • Sophie Xu

    Senior Associate for Outreach and Advisement

    Sophie Xu was appointed Senior Associate in 2017. She received her M.A. in International Education Management in 2015 and obtained her B.A. in English with an emphasis on Journalism in 2014. Before joining NYU Shanghai, Sophie worked at the Berkeley International Office with the University of California, Berkeley as Program Assistant. She also worked with the Center for International Studies (CISabroad) to coordinate study abroad programs for U.S. and Australian universities.  

  • Suya Yan

    Senior Associate

    Suya joined NYUSPS at NYU Shanghai in 2018. She received a Bachelor's degree in Sociology from Shanghai University in 2013. Before joining NYU Shanghai, Suya has worked for education administration in The British International School Shanghai and Shanghai Shixi High School International Program Center.