Education

1995 Ph.D. University of Washington
1990 M.A. East China Normal University

Work Experiences



2005 – present Named as “John Sandberg Professor of Education”

2001 - present Full professor in educational leadership at Western Michigan University


1999- 2001 Associate professor in Teaching, Learning and Leadership at Western Michigan University

1996 - 1999 Assistant professor in Teaching, Learning and Leadership at Western Michigan University

1995 - 1996 Postdoctoral research associate for Dr. John I. Goodlad in the Center for Educational Renewal, College of Educ., Univ. of Washington, Seattle

1991 - 1995 Research assistant in the Center for Educational Renewal, College of Educ., Univ. of Washington, Seattle

1988 - 1991 Faculty member in the Department of Education at the East China Normal University, Shanghai


1984 - 1986 Elementary school teacher, director of the English division of Fengtang School District, researcher at the Education Bureau of Baoshan District, Shanghai