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    ZHANG Huajun Associate Professor
    Institute of Teacher Education
    Email:zhanghj@bnu.edu.cn
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    EDUCATION

    Ph.D. in philosophy of education, Florida State University, U.S. (2009)

    M.A. in comparative education, University of London, U.K. (2004)

    B.A. in history, Nanjing University, China (2003)

     

    ACADEMIC POSITION

    Associate Professor, Center for Teacher Education Research, Faculty of Education, Beijing Normal University, China

     

    COURSES TAUGHT

    Teachers in Films and Literature (selective course for graduate students)

    Thoughts on Teachers and Teacher Education (graduate course)

    Teacher Learning and Self Understanding (undergraduate course)

     

    BOOKS

    Michael Peters, Tina Besley, Huajun Zhang, eds. Moral Education and the Ethics of Self-Cultivation: Chinese and Western Perspectives. Springer, upcoming.

    Zhang, Huajun, Jim Garrison, eds. John Dewey and Chinese Education: A Centennial Reflection, Brill/Sense Press, upcoming.

    Xudong Zhu, Lin Goodwin, Huajun Zhang, eds. Quality of Teacher Education and Learning: Theory and Practice. Springer, 2017.

    Zhu, Xudong and Zhang, Huajun, eds. Studies on Teachers’ Professional Spirituality (Chinese). Beijing: Beijing Normal University Press, 2017.

    Zhang, Huajun, John Dewey, Liang Shuming and Chinas Education Reform: Cultivating Individuality. Lexington Books, May 2013.

     

    JOURNAL ARTICLES

    Zhang, Huajun, Living in a Qualitative World: A Response to Michael Slote’s ‘Integrating Chinese with Western Philosophy’”. Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2020, 52(14): 1456-1457.

    Zhang, Huajun , “Maxine Greene’s Theory of Aesthetic Education And Its Implication to Chinese Contemporary Education”. Journal of Beijing Institute of Education (Chinese), 2020, 34(6): 27-34.

    Zhang, Huajun, “A Society of Humanity: Utopia or Not? A Review of Restart Knowledge and Thoughts in Humanities and Restart Knowledge and Thoughts in Humanities: Is It Necessary and How Is It Possible?Taiwan: A Radical Quarterly in Social Studies (Chinese), Vol. 117, 2020(4): 241-266.

    Zhang, Huajun, “The Value of the Revival of the Humanistic Education in the Context of the Epidemic”, Journal of Beijing Institute of Education (Chinese), 2020, 34(2): 8-14.

    Zhang Huajun, Some Dialogue Not Yet Happened: A response to Michael Peters 100 Years of Dewey in China, 1919-1921: A Reassessment, Beijing International Review of Education, Issue 1, no. 1, 2019: 35-38.

    Mu Guanglun, Zhang Huajun (corresponding author), Chen Wei, Fang Yangyang, Li Shuguang, Wang Xiangxu, Karen Dooley, Negotiating Scholarly Identity Through An International Doctoral Workshop: A Cosmopolitan Approach to Doctoral Education. Journal of Studies in International Education. Vol. 23, No. 1, 2019: 139-153.

    Zhang, Huajun, Zhu Xiaoman, Seeing the Students: The Affective-Humanistic Approach of Teaching Study. Studies in Educational Sciences (Chinese), 2019, 3: 10-15.

    Zhang, Huajun“Re-imagine Educational Research on Teaching: An Interview with Dr. David Hansen in Zhu, Goodwin, Zhang eds. Quality of Teacher Education and Learning: Theory and Practice. Springer, 2017.

    Zhang, Huajun, A Whole Self: An Educational Review of John Deweys Idea of Religion in His Later Works, Journal of Educational Studies (Chinese), Vol. 12, No. 3, 2016: 68-78.

    Zhang, Huajun, On Teachers as Researchers: Applying for the Research Thinking, Journal of Educational Studies (Chinese), Vol.10 , No. 1, Feb. 201424-32.

    Zhang, Huajun & Ye, Juyan, The Humanistic Approach on Teacher Education Research in the West, Teacher Education Research (Chinese), Vol. 26, no. 1, 2014: 103-108.

    Zhang, Huajun, Individuality beyond the Dichotomy of Small Self, Big Self in Chinas Education Reform: Lessons from Hu Shi and Liang Shuming, Frontiers of Education in China, vol. 8, no. 4, 2013: 540-558.

    Zhang, Huajun and Zhu Xudong, On the Conception of Teachers Professional Spirituality, Teacher Education Research (Chinese), Vol. 24, no. 3 (May 2012): 1-10.

    Zhang, Huajun, The Role of Theory Learning in Teacher Preparation Programs: A Discussion Based on John Deweys Thoughts, Journal of Educational Studies (Chinese), Vol. 8, no. 2 (April 2012): 20-28.

    Jeffrey Ayaly Milligan, Enoch Stanfill, Anton Widyanto, Huajun Zhang, “Philosophers without Borders? Toward a Comparative Philosophy of Education, Educational Studies, 47 (2011): 50-70.

    Zhang, Huajun and Jeffrey Ayala Milligan, “Self-Enlightenment in the Context of Radical Social Change: A Neo-Confucian Critique of John Dewey’s Conception of Intelligence,” Journal of Thought, Vol. 45, no. 1/2 (Spring/Summer 2010): 29-41.

    Zhang, Huajun, “Cultivating an Inclusive Individuality: Critical Reflections on the Idea of Quality Education in Contemporary China”. Frontiers of Education in China, Vol. 5, no. 2 (2010): 222-237.

     

    BOOK CHAPTERS

    Zhang, Huajun, “Liang Shuming’s Reception in Mainland China after the 1980s”, in Thierry Meynard and Phillipe Major, eds., The Dao Companion to Liang Shuming’s Philosophy, Springer/Nature, upcoming.

    Zhang, Huajun, “Cultivating an Inclusive Individuality: Critical Reflections on the Idea of Quality Education in Contemporary China”, in Michael A. Peters, Tina Besley and Huajun Zhang, eds., Moral Education and the Ethics of Self-Cultivation: Chinese and Western Perspectives. Springer, upcoming.  

    Zhang, Huajun, “Education as the Art of Living: David Hansens Work and Its Relevance to Chinas Education Reform”, in Darryl M. De Marzio, ed., David Hansen and the Call to Teach: Renewing the Work That Teachers Do. New York: Teachers College Press, 2020.

      Zhang, Huajun, “A Vision for One’s Own Life: Lessons from Hu Shi and Liang Shuming on Education in China”, in Zhao, G. & Deng, Z. (eds.), Re-Envisioning Chinese Education: The Meaning of Person-Making in a New Age. Routledge, 2016.

      Zhang, Huajun, Liang Shuming: A Person with Cheng, in Zha, Q. (ed.), Education in China: An Encyclopedic Handbook of Educational History, Models, and Initiatives, Great Barrington, MA: Berkshire Publishing, 2013.

     

    SPECIAL ISSUE GUEST EDITOR

    Zhang, Huajun, Dewey and Chinese Education: A Centennial Reflection, Beijing International Review of Education, Issue 1, no. 4, 2019: 1-6.

     

    PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

    Beijing International Review of Education, Associate Editor

    Frontiers of Education in China, Book Review editor & Associate Editor

     

    HONORS & AWARDS

    The National Educational Science Research Award, The Second Prize ,2016

    Beijing Normal University of the Liyun Award in Research of Humanities, The First Prize, 2014

    Tin Ka Ping Visiting Fellowship at Hong Kong University, 2011

    Florida-China Linkage Institute Scholarship, 2008–2009

    LSI-ELPS Scholarship for Outstanding Scholars, Florida State University, 2004–2008

    CIES New Scholar, Comparative and International Education Society (CIES), 2007

    College Teaching Fellowship, Florida State University, 2004