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Weiyan Xiong is an Assistant Professor of Lingnan University, Hong Kong. He is also serving as the Program Director of the MA in International Higher Education and Management (IHEM) and MSocSc in Organizational Psychology and Education Management (OPEM). His research interests include comparative and international education, indigenous education, liberal arts education, and faculty professional development. He received his PhD in Higher Education Management from the University of Pittsburgh.
Xiong used to serve as a Program Coordinator at the University of Pittsburgh Institute for International Studies in Education. He also used to work as a Visiting Student Researcher at the UC Berkeley Myers Center for Research on Native American Issues, and a Research Assistant at the Center for International Higher Education of Peking University. Xiong completed his bachelor’s degree in International Political Economy at the School of International Studies and his master’s degree in Higher Education at the Graduate School of Education at Peking University.
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In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):
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East Asian Liberal Arts Colleges and Universities in the Era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution: Challenges and Opportunities
1/01/21 → 30/06/22
Project: Grant Research
1/09/20 → 31/12/21
Project: Contract Research
Chinese Doctoral Students’ Perceptions of Employability in the United States : Cultivating Preparedness for a Challenging WorldWANG, X., XIONG, W. & YE, H., 28 Feb 2023, (Accepted/In press) Graduate Students at Work : Exploited Scholars of Neoliberal Higher Education. BROWN, T. (ed.). University Press of Kansas, (Rethinking Careers, Rethinking Academia).
Research output: Book Chapters | Papers in Conference Proceedings › Book Chapter › Research › peer-review
JIN, X., JIANG, Q., XIONG, W., FENG, Y. & ZHAO, W., 29 May 2022, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Interactive Learning Environments.
Research output: Journal Publications › Journal Article (refereed) › peer-review
Employability and employment choice of Chinese higher education graduates : a perspective of uncertain futuresXIONG, W. & ZHANG, Y., 25 Jun 2022.
Research output: Other Conference Contributions › Presentation
“Involution” and “Lying Flat”: Examining Chinese Youths’ Career Struggles from the Perspective of Higher Education Massification
Weiyan XIONG (Speaker)3 Jan 2022
Activity: Talks or Presentations › Other Invited Talks or Presentations
“准备面对不确定” : 疫情之下的大学生就业前景 = Prepare for the Uncertainties: University Graduates’ Employment in the Post-pandemic Era and Implications for Chinese Students
Weiyan XIONG (Speaker)18 Jun 2022
Activity: Talks or Presentations › Other Invited Talks or PresentationsFile
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賢聚嶺南：關於內地高校退出世界大學排名的一點思考 Commentary on universities in mainland China drop out of international rankings
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Press/Media: Research / Knowledge Transfer