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    WANG Chen Professor
    Associate Director, Institute for History of Education and Culture; Deputy Secretary-General of Chin
    Institute of Education History and Culture
    Email:wangchen@bnu.edu.cn
    Address:Room 444, Yingdong Building, Faculty of Education, Beijing Normal University

     

    POSITIONS

    Professor and Associate Director of Institute for History of Education and Culture, Faculty of Education, Beijing Normal University

    Deputy Secretary-General of Chinese Society of History of Education

     

    EDUCATION BACKGROUND and APPOINTMENT EXPERIENCE

    2013.10-            Deputy Secretary-General Chinese Society of History of Education

    2008.7-2010.7   Deputy Secretary-General Chinese Society of Youth Educational Scholar

     

    2011.5-              Associate Director (IHEC), Beijing Normal University

    2008.3-2009.6   Associate Dean for Student Affairs (SoE), Beijing Normal University

     

    2015.7-              Professor (Faculty of Education), Beijing Normal University

    2008.7-2015.7   Associate Professor (School of Education), Beijing Normal University

    2005.8-2008.7   Assistant Professor (School of Education), Beijing Normal University

     

    2002.9-2005.7   Ph.D. in Education (History of Education), Beijing Normal University

    1999.9-2002.3   M.A. in Education (Comparative Education), Zhejiang University

    1994.9-1998.7   B.A. in Education (Education Administration), Hangzhou University

     

    SELECTED HONORS

    2016     The Excellent Instruction Improvement Project (Undergraduate Program), BNU

    2016     The First Prize of Teaching Award (Graduate Program), BNU

    2015     The Excellent Undergraduate Advisor, BNU

    2012     The Second Prize in the Beijing Higher Education Teaching Achievement Award

    2011     The Second Prize in the 4th National Assessment of Outstanding Educational Research Achievement (Cooperated with Prof. ZHANG Binxian, Beijing Normal University)

    2010     The Second Prize of the 11th Beijing Philosophy and Social Sciences Outstanding Achievement Award

    2008     The Excellent Teaching Award (Undergraduate Program), BNU

    2007     The Excellent Class Tutor, BNU

    2007     The Third Prize of the First BNU Multimedia Teaching Software Competition

    2006     The Second Prize in the 3rd National Assessment of Outstanding Educational Research Achievement (Cooperated with Prof. XU Xiaozhou, Zhejiang University)

     

    RESEARCH GRANTS AND PROJECTS

    2016-2017   Culture and School Improvement Project, team leader; Maanshan City Government, Anhui Province.

     

    2015-2016   Culture and School Improvement Project, team leader; Baohe District Government, Heifei, Anhui Province.

     

    2012-2016   National Fund of Social Science (Education Sciences), “A Study on the History of New-Conservatism’s Idea of a University in U. S.”; team leader; National Office for Education Sciences Planning.

     

    2008-2011   Humanities and Social Sciences Research Fund, “A Study on the History of Traditional Idea of Western Universities”; team leader; the Ministry of Education

     

    2008-2010   National Fund of Social Science, sub-task of “Master of Education” in the Research of the Standard and Assurance System of Graduate Education Quality; team leader

     

    2008        Reform Project of Multimedia Teaching Methods in History of Western Education; team leader; Beijing Normal University

     

    2006        Investigation of Education in Lucheng District, Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province; team member; Lucheng Education Bureau, Wenzhou

     

    2005-2006   Social Science Fund for the Young Faculty, “A study on the traditional

    Intellectual Structure in the idea of Western Universities”; team leader; Beijing Normal University

     

    2002-2005   The Tenth Five-year Planning Grants for Education Science, “the History of Western University”; team member; National Office For Education Science Planning

     

    2002-2005   The Tenth Five-year Planning Grants for Education Science, “Regionality, Flexibility, and Diversity: the Course and Revelation of the American State University”; team member; National Office For Education Science Planning

     

    2002-2005   The Tenth Five-year Planning Grants for Humanities and Social Sciences, “the History of Western Modern University”; team member; the Ministry of Education

     

    MONOGRAPH

    WANG Chen (2016). A Brief History of Foreign Education. National Open University Press.

     

    WANG Chen (2008). The Traditional Ideas of A University: From J. H. Newman to Allen Bloom. Beijing Normal University Press.

     

    BOOK CHAPTERS AND EDITED WORKS 

    WANG Chen, Education Thought during the Middle Ages in Western Europe& Education Thought in Reformation Era(forthcoming), In ZHANG Binxian (Ed.),A History of Western Educational Thought, Higher Education Press.

     

    WANG Chen, Existentialism Education Thought(forthcoming), In WANG Yingjie (Ed.), On Contemporary Educational Thought, Higher Education Press.

     

    WANG Chen, Xu Li & Edward P. St. John (forthcoming), Higher Education and Social Justice: U. S. and Chinese Perspectives, AMS Press.

     

    Edward P. St. John, Cliona Hannon & Wang Chen(forthcoming), Higher Education Leadership in Universities, Colleges, and Technical Schools Around the World. In Duncan Waite (Ed.)The International Handbook of Education and Leadership. Wiley Blackwell.

     

    WANG Chen(2011). Modern Educational Thought. In ZHANG Binxian (Ed.) A History of Western Educational Thought (Textbook).People’s Education Press.

     

    WANG Chen (Co-Editor). (2008). The Origin of Modern Education, and The Backwash In The Development of Modern Education. In ZHANG Binxian (Ed.), The History of Westen Education. (Textbook). Educational Science Publishing House.

     

    WANG Chen (Co-Editor). (2007). Robert M. Hutchins’s Philosophy of Higher Education. In ZHANG Binxian (Ed.), The Philosophy of Western Higher Education. (Textbook). Beijing Normal University Press.

     

    WANG Chen (2007). Educational Thoughts and Trends in the Early 20th Century. In ZHANG Binxian (Ed.), The History of Thoughts of Western Education. (Textbook). Higher Education Press.

     

    WANG Chen (Co-Editor). (2007). The Educational Mechanism of Power Reproduction and the Birth of National Elite: Interpretation of Pierre Bourdieu’s La Noblesse d'État. In ZHANG Binxian (Ed.), The University: Social Stratification and Social Mobility. Beijing Normal University Press.

     

    WANG Chen (2007). Newman’s the Idea of a University, and Hutchins’ The Higher Learning In America. In ZHANG Binxian (Ed.), 19 Most Influential Educational Works in the History. Shan Xi People’s Press.

     

    WANG Chen(2003). Higher Education Epistemology, and Function of Higher Education. In XU Xiaozhou (Eds.), An Interdisciplinary point of view: On Higher Education. People’s Education Press.

     

    TRANSLATION WORKS

    WANG Chen, ZHANG Huan(2013). Education in the Forming of American Society: Needs and Opportunities for Study by Bernard Bailyn, Anhui Education Press.

     

    WANG Chen (2008).The Political University: Policy, Politics, and Presidential Leadership in the American Research University by Robert M. Rosenzweig. In ZHANG Binxian (Ed.) and WANG Chen (Associate Editor) Translation Books of the Studies of America Research University. Hebei University Press.

     

    WANG Chen (Proofreader). (2008). A History of the University in Europe, Volume, Universities in the Middle Ages edited by Hilde de Ridder-Symoens. Hebei University Press.

     

    WANG Chen (Co-translated with Prof. YANG Kerui). (2008). The Public Research UniversityServing The Public Good In New Times edited by Darrell R. Lewis and James Hearn. Hebei University Press.

     

    SELECTED JOURNAL ARTICLES

    ZHENG Xiuhui &WANG Chen, Hutchins Education for Understanding and the Construction of a Learning Society, Tsinghua Journal Education(CSSCI),36:3(May)76-81.

     

    WANG Chen (2015). From Ideas to Patterns of ThoughtsThe Evolution of Paradigm in the History of Intellectual Thought. Education Journal of Renmin University of China, No.1(Mar.) 145-160.

     

    WANG Chen& CHEN Pu (2014), Crisis behind Prosperity Analysis of Deep Problems with Chinese Academic Profession, Tsinghua Journal Education(CSSCI),35:2(Apr.)35-42.

     

    WANG Chen and ZHOU Jun (2014). Improving Equity in Chinese Higher Education through Actionable Research: Its Contexts, Possibilities and Issues. SuZhou University Journal of Educational Science,v.2;No.3(02) 46-56.

     

    WANG Chen (2014). Faces of a University as Gemeinschaft: Academic, Virtue and Politic——An Interpretation of Edward Shils’s Idea of a University in Sociological Tradition. Peking University Education Review (CSSCI).v.12; No. 2(Apr.)165-181.

     

    WANG Chen, CUI Yalu & WAN Chi (2013). The Strategy and Method for School Culture Permeating through the Classroom InstructionA Case Study of the Elementary School Affiliated to Beijing First Normal Academy. Educational Science Research, 225(Dec.)19-24.

     

    WANG Chen& ZHANG Binxian (2013). Bernard Bailyn and the New History of American Education: A Review on Education in the Forming of American Society. Tsinghua Journal of Education(CSSCI). 34:1(Feb.)27-34.

     

    WANG Chen(2012).The Noesis of Philosopher and the Road for Beyond in Modern Cave: An Interpretation of Allan Bloom’s Idea of Universities. Tsinghua Journal Education(CSSCI),33:2(Apr.)3-10.

     

    WANG Chen(2012).Systematic Method and Its Bounds of the Research on History of Educational Thought. Educational Research (CSSCI), 33:3(Mar.)125-129.

     

    WANG Chen(2012). The History, Modes and Experience of Canon Education in the U.S.. Journal of Educational Studies(CSSCI),8:1(Feb.),19-27.

     

    WANG Chen(2011). The Prehistory of University’s Idea and Its Origin before Newman: Centered on Appearance of “Idea” and Its Expansion. Journal of Higher Education(CSSCI), 32:11(Nov.), 83-89.

     

    WANG Chen(2011).Comment on Reform Measures for High-quality Balanced Development of Basic Education in U.S.. Academics(CSSCI), (Aug.), 209-217.

     

    WANG Chen(2011).Pursuit for High Quality and Equilibrium in Basic Education: The Experience in  U.S.. Renmin University of China Education Journal, 1:2(Jun.),95-105.

     

    WANG Chen (2009). On the Religious Factors of Newman’s Idea of University. Social Sciences Edition, Journal Of China University Of Geosciences (CSSCI), 9:2(Mar.), 68-72.

     

    WANG Chen (2009). The Debate about the Modes of Education by Great Books in America and Its Problems. Journal of Educational Studies (CSSCI), 5:5(Oct.), 13-17.

     

    WANG Chen (2008). 30 Years of Research in History of Western Education: From difficult Recovery To Dynamic Innovation. Tsinghua Journal Of Education(CSSCI), 29:6 (Dec.), 35-42.

     

    WANG Chen (2007). Traditional Ideas of the University: Origin, Structure and Development. Tsinghua Journal Of Education(CSSCI), 28:6 (Dec.), 7-13.

     

    WANG Chen (2007). Pierre Bourdieu’s Educational Sociology Theory and Its Practical Significance: The Educational Mechanism of Power Reproduction. Journal of Higher Education (CSSCI), 28:9(Sept.), 7-12.

     

    WANG Chen (2007). A Focused Review on England, America and Mainland China: History of the Research on Thoughts of University. Comparative Education Review (CSSCI), 28:8(Aug.), 44-49.

     

    WANG Chen (2007). Re-examine the Meaning of the Core Concepts in Newman’s The Idea of A University: A Calm Observation after the Heat. Journal of Educational Studies (CSSCI), 3:2(Apr.), 72-77.

     

    WANG Chen (2006). The Logic of Knowledge and Its Evolution: From Universal Knowledge to Advanced Learning. Tsinghua Journal Of Education(CSSCI), 27:5(Oct.), 11-16.

     

    WANG Chen (2005). Oxford, Oxford Movement and Newman. Tsinghua Journal Of Education(CSSCI), 26:3(Jun.), 33-39.

     

    WANG Chen (2005). Study of Hutchins’ Thoughts on Liberal Education. Comparative Education Review (CSSCI), 26:4(Apr.), 7-10.

     

    WANG Chen (2005). Identicalness and Beyond: The Comparison of Core Ideas of University Between Newman and Hutchins. Journal Of Education Science (CSSCI), 21:1(Feb.), 47-51.

     

    ACADEMIC VISITING AND PRESENTATIONS

    July-Sep. 2014 Residential Fellow, National Institute of Newman Study, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

     

    July 2013 Visiting Scholar, Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.

     

    Sep.2010-Aug.2011 Visiting Scholar, Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.

     

    Dec. 2010 WANG Chen: The Study of American Higher Education in China

    Seminar in History of Higher Education, Center for the Study of Higher Education, Penn State University, State College, PA, USA.

     

    Jan. 2009  WANG Chen: The Massification and Structure Change of Higher Education in China (1997-2006)

    BNU-QUT Doctoral Education Forum, Queensland University of Technology, Queensland, Australia.

     

    May 2009  WANG Chen: The Types of Students of Vocational Schools in China

    China -Italy Symposium: Technical Education and Vocational Training in China and in Italy with regard to professional competence, human and social development, Salesian University, Rome, Italy.

     

     

    FULL CV: WANGChen_CV20160314.pdf