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    ZHANG Huajun Lecturer
    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
       Lecturer, Center for Teacher Education Research, Faculty of Education, Beijing Normal University, China (2009-present)
     
    COURSES TAUGHT
      Theoretical Foundation of Education (required course for graduate students)
      Teachers in Films and Literature (selective course for graduate students)
      Education and National Development (selective course for International MA students)
     
    BOOK
    Zhang, Huajun, John Dewey, Liang Shuming and China’s Education Reform: Cultivating Individuality. Lexington Books, May 2013.
     
    ACADEMIC PAPER
    Zhang, Huajun, Individuality beyond the Dichotomy of “Small Self, Big Self” in China’s Education Reform: Lessons from Hu Shi and Liang Shuming, Frontiers of Education in China, forthcoming.
    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.
    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 Dewey’s 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.
     
    CONFERENCE PAPER
           Zhang, Huajun“Practicing the Movement of Thought: Collaborative Inquiry for Learning in a Chinese Teacher Education Program,” ISATT Conference, Ghent University, Belgium, July 2 -5, 2013.
           Zhang, Huajun, “An Individuality beyond ‘small self, big self’ in China’s Contemporary Education: A lesson from Hu Shi and Liang Shuming,”Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, March 10-15, 2013.
           Zhang, Huajun, “Philosophy and Educational Development: Listening to Intelligent Life,” Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) Annual Conference, Charleston, SC, 2009.
           Zhang, Huajun, “Philosophers without Borders: Toward A Comparative Philosophy of Education,” Philosophy of Education Society (PES) Annual Conference, Montreal, Canada, 2009.