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Prof. Tien-Hui Chiang – ELLTA Association

Prof. Tien-Hui Chiang

Prof. Tien-Hui Chiang

Zhengzhou University, China

Distinguished Professor (2016~)
Zhengzhou University, China
Ph.D. (1996), Cardiff University, Wales, UK
Major: Sociology of Education

Research Interests: Globalization and Higher Education, Sociology of Education, Sociology of Curriculum Knowledge, Comparative Education, Teacher Education, Teaching Professional, Educational Policy.


  • Excellent scholarship, National Science Council, Taiwan, 2010
  • Excellent scholarship, National Science Council, Taiwan, 2011
  • Distinguished Scholar, 2011, Ministry of Education, Taiwan, 2011~3
  • The Fulbright Senior Scholar, Fulbright Foundation, US Department of State, USA, 2013-4
  • Distinguished Scholar, 2014, Ministry of Education, Taiwan, 2014-6
  • The International Distinguished Professor, University of Crete, Greece, 2015~2017
  • The Constitutional Standing Committee Member, the World Council of Comparative Education Societies, UNESCO, 2016~

Previous Posts, with Main Responsibilities

  • Professor, National University of Tainan, Tainan, Taiwan (2002~2015)
  • Head & Director, Department of Comparative Education, Chi-Nan University (2004-2005)
  • Dean, the Office of Research and Development, National University of Tainan (2006-2007)
  • Chairperson, Department of Education, National University of Tainan (2007-2013)
  • Visiting Professor, UW-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA (2013-4)
  • Guest Professor, Beijing Normal University (2013-6)


  • The Executive Committee Member, Taiwan Association for the Sociology of Education (2000~2008; 2016~)
    Secretary-General, Taiwan Association for the Sociology of Education (2008~2012)
  • President, Taiwan Association for the Sociology of Education (2012~2016)
  • The International Scientific Committee member, Journal of Education of Science, Greece (2010~)
  • A member of the International Standing Conference for the History of Education of the International Scientific Committee, Greece (2012~)