Chen Xiangming

B.A. from Hunan Normal University, M.A. from Beijing Normal University, M.Ed and Ed.D. from Harvard University; major research interests are research methodology in social sciences, teacher education, curriculum and instruction; publications include more than ten books such as Qualitative Research in Social Sciences, Bridging Praxis and Practice: A Study on Teacher Practical Knowledge, Learning and Action in Participation, and over 180 articles; many of her research products win national prizes; used to be head of the Department of Education and Human Development of Graduate School of Education, Peking University; visiting professor in Oxford University, Nagoya University, Nanyang University of Technology, Seton Hall University and Kennesaw State University of USA; now serving as Chair of Academic Committee of Graduate School of Education, member of the Academic Committee of Social Sciences, Director of Center for Qualitative Research in Education, tutor of Yuanpei College in Peking University; adjunct professor for Beijing Normal University, East-China Normal University and North-East Normal University; member of the Guiding Committee for Teacher Education of the Ministry of Education, member of the Standing Committee of the Chinese Association of Education, member of World Association of Lesson and Learning Study; editor of many journals; team leader for more than 10 projects supported by the Ministry of Education and international organizations; awarded as Excellent Teacher in Beijing Municipality in 2009.