Xin Wang

Xin Wang
Associate Professor of Chinese
Division Director of African & Asian Languages
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Research/Teaching Interests

  • Research Interests: Contemporary Chinese society and culture, especially middle class, and education in China.
  • Teaching Interests: Contemporary China, Chinese culture and society, Asian Studies; interdisciplinary teaching on globalization, cultural studies.

Education

Higher Education (International Education and Sociology of Education), Baylor University, Ed.D.

M.S. Ed, Educational Administration and Leadership, Baylor University

B.A., English Language and Literature, Xi’an University of Finance and Economics, China

Courses Taught at Baylor

  • AST 4310/4388 Contemporary Chinese Society and Culture
  • BIC 1324/4374 World Cultures
  • CHI 4301/4302 Contemporary Chinese Literature
  • CHI 3305/3306 Business in China
  • All levels of Chinese Language courses

 

Selected Publications

Book

X. Wang. (2010). Higher Education as a Field of Study in China: Defining Knowledge and Curriculum Structure. New York, NY: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. (165 pages)

Selected Journal Articles and Book Chapters

X. Wang. (2021). Uncertainty for Chinese Students in the United States. East Asia Forum Quarterly.

X. Wang. (2020). Capital, Habitus, Social Reproduction, and Education in Post-Mao China: Understanding Motivations of Middle-Class Students in Pursuing Studying Abroad in the United States, Journal of Education and Philosophy, volume 52 (12), pp. 1314-1328. DOI: 10.1080/00131857.2020.1767074.

X. Wang. (2017). Global footprints and localization: The rise of MOOCs in China,” In Rebecca Bennett & Mike Kent (editors), MOOCs and higher education: What went right, what went wrong and where to next? (Routledge, Spring, 2017) PP. 46-57.

X. Wang. (2016). Campus Sexual Assaults: Reexamining University Governance and Moral Leadership in the United States, Journal of Soochow University (Educational Science Edition), Suzhou, China, 13 (3), pp. 118-125 [in Chinese].

X. Wang. (2015). Conflicted Images: Producing and Consuming Images of the Middle Class in China’s Media, in Leslie Marsh and Hongmei Li (eds.), The Middle Class in Emerging Societies: Consumers, Lifestyles and Markets. New York, NY: Routledge. Pp. 58-81.

X. Wang. (2014). MOOC’s Global Footprint and Its Implications for Internationalization of Higher Education, Journal of Soochow University (Educational Science Edition), Suzhou, China, 11 (3), pp. 112-117, [in Chinese].

X. Wang. (2014). In Pursuit of Status: The Rising Consumerism of China’s Middle Class, in Alison Hulme (ed.), The Changing Landscape of China’s Consumerism, London: Chandos. Pp. 1-22. DOI: 10.1533/9781780634425.1

X. Wang. (2013). Desperately Seeking Status: China’s Rising Middle Class and Its Political, Social, and Cultural Attributes. Modern China Studies. 23(1), pp. 1-30.

X. Wang. (2009). Seeking Channels for Engagement: Media Use in the Political Communication of the Rising Middle Class in China. China: An International Journal, 7 (1), pp. 31-56. http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/china/toc/chn.7.1.html

X. Wang. (2011). Artistry and Commercialism in Zhang Yimou’s Filmmaking in the Last Two Decades, in Kate E. Taylor-Jones (ed.), Dekalog 4: On East Asian Filmmakers. London and New York: Wallflower Press and Columbia University Press, pp. 62-79.

X. Wang, (2010). Self-Identity and Civic Consciousness of the Newly Emerged Middle Class in China [中国新兴的中间阶层及其自我认同与公民意识]. In Social Classes in Transitional China [中国社会转型中的阶级], Yang Su, Shizheng Feng and Chunping Han, (Editors), pp. 201-223. Beijing, China: Social Science Academy (CSSA) Press. [in Chinese] (17690 characters).

X. Wang. (2009). Seeking Channels for Engagement: Media Use in the Political Communication of the Rising Middle Class in China. China: An International Journal, 7 (1), pp. 31-56. http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/china/toc/chn.7.1.html

X. Wang. (2008). Divergent Identities, Convergent Interests: Civic Awareness of the Rising Middle-Income Stratum in China,” Journal of Contemporary China, 17 (54), 53-69.