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Personal profile

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 and multicultural education research. 

Education/Academic qualification

Educational Sciences, PhD student, University of Helsinki

10 Oct 201510 Oct 2019

Fields of Science

  • 516 Educational sciences
  • Multicultural education
  • minority education
  • comparative education

Publications 2015 2018

  • 1 Article
  • 1 Literature review (scientific)

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

Open Access


Translated title of the contribution: Policy Analysis of Affirmative Action in Higher Education Transformation in South AfricaLiu, X. & Chen, X., 5 Mar 2015, In : Waiguo jiaoyu yanjiu. 42, 297, p. 62-74 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Activities 2016 2019

  • 4 Oral presentation
  • 2 Organisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars
  • 1 Supervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis
  • 1 Academic visit to other institution

World Education Research Association 2019 Focal Meeting in Tokyo 10 Years Anniversary

Xiaoxu Liu (Speaker)
5 Aug 20198 Aug 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Joint seminar of Hokkaido University and University of Helsinki

Xiaoxu Liu (Speaker)
2 Mar 20173 Mar 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Redesigning Pedagogy International Conference

Xiaoxu Liu (Speaker)
31 May 20172 Jun 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Nordic Institute of Asian Studies

Xiaoxu Liu (Visiting researcher)
1 Dec 201731 Dec 2017

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

The XVI World Congress of Comparative Education Societies (WCCES)

Xiaoxu Liu (Speaker)
22 Aug 201726 Aug 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation