Abe Kruger (孔亚楠) joined the Confucius Institue as a communications intern in the summer of 2016. He is a senior at William & Mary majoring in anthropology and chinese. Abe enjoys traveling, especially in China. Most recently, he studied abroad at Tsinghua University in the summer of 2015. At W&M he is the treasurer of the sailing team and a research assistant in the linguistics department.