Faculty

Participant Info

First Name
Liang
Last Name
Zhao
Title
Associate Professor
Department
School of Education
Degree
Ph.D., social foundations State University of New York at Buffalo (2005) M.Ed, Comparative education Beijing Normal University (1997) Bachelors degree, Teaching English as a foreign language Shanghai International University (1992)
Web Site
www.sxu.edu/Academic/Education/education.asp
Profile
Zhao teaches courses on educational research design and development, and the history and philosophy of education. His areas of research interests include history, philosophy and sociology of education. While teaching at the Institute for International and Comparative Education at Beijing Normal University, Zhao conducted research on reforms in higher education in foreign countries after World War II and authored a chapter titled "American Education Faces the 21st Century." He also worked with China's Department of Education to implement a UNICEF project to provide an education to girls from low-income families. He is also an expert on using technology in education and research methods. He has been at Saint Xavier since 2004.