Xiaoxu Liu


Description of research and teaching

Xiaoxu Liu's research interest includes comparative education, multicultural education, affirmative action & minority education in China.

Her latest article ‘The Meanings of Multicultural Education: Comparing Perspectives from China and Finland’ Xiaoxu Liu; Fred Dervin will be published in Dervin and Du’s book series with Palgrave MacMillan in 2017. 

She is working on another article 'Students and Teachers' Attitude towards Preferential Policies for Minorities in China: A case study of National Institute of Education’.





Curriculum Vitae

Xiaoxu Liu is a PhD candidate at the Department of Teacher Education at the University of Helsinki. After getting her BA and MA in education from Northeast Normal University in China, she started her doctoral study at the University of Helsinki in 2015. She also studied in National Pingtung University in Taiwan for half a year as an exchange student. Her research interests include comparative education, education for diversity and Chinese minority education. She has published articles on affirmative action research. Her dissertation is co-supervised by Prof. Fred Dervin and Prof. Julie Chen.

Latest publications

  1. Nordic-Chinese Intersections on Education

    Liu, X. & Dervin, F. (ed.), 2019, Palgrave Macmillan. (Palgrave Studies on Chinese Education in a Global Perspective)

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

  2. The Han: China’s diverse majority, edited by Agnieszka Joniak-Lüthi, USA, University of Washington Press, 2015, xiii, 187 pp., $33.00, ISBN 978-0-295-99467-3

    Liu, X., 2018, In : Asian Ethnicity. 19, 3, p. 404-406 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review (scientific)Scientificpeer-review

  3. 南非高等教育改革中的平权行动政策分析

    Liu, X. & Chen, X., 5 Mar 2015, In : Waiguo jiaoyu yanjiu. 42, 297, p. 62-74 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

View all (3) »

Latest activities

  1. Nordic Institute of Asian Studies

    Xiaoxu Liu (Visiting researcher)
    1 Dec 201731 Dec 2017

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

  2. The XVI World Congress of Comparative Education Societies (WCCES)

    Xiaoxu Liu (Speaker)
    22 Aug 201726 Aug 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

  3. Redesigning Pedagogy International Conference

    Xiaoxu Liu (Speaker)
    31 May 20172 Jun 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

View all (6) »

ID: 79694726