Molly Xiaoyuan Li 李筱媛 助理教授


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Academic Qualifications 學歷:

Ph.D. in Intercultural Communication


Professional Memberships 專業會員資格:

Member of Comparative and International Education Society

Reviewer for International Journal of Intercultural Relations



Academic Experience 學術經:

2019-2023 Ph.D., Intercultural Institute, Shanghai International Studies University

2014-2021 Lecturer, School of Foreign Languages and Literature, Lanzhou University

2011-2014 M.A., School of English, Beijing Foreign Studies University

2007-2011 B.A., School of Foreign Languages, East China University of Science and Technology


Courses Taught 教科目:

Introduction to English Teaching 英語教學概論

Cross-culture Issues 跨文化議題

Pedagogy 教育學

Educational Sociology 教育社會學

Intercultural Communication in Professional Settings 職場中的跨文化交流

Research Area / Research Interests 研究方向:

Intercultural communication, cross-cultural adaptation, international education and student mobility


Recent Major Publications (recent 5 years) 主要成果與著作 (近五年):


Journal publications:


  • Li, X., & Zhou, W. W.* (accepted). When infrastructures collide: Transnational higher education and Chinese international students’ (im)mobility in the pandemic era. Asian Education and Development Studies.
  • Li, X., & Dai, K. (2024). Producing the “global elite” at home through formatted mechanisms: Chinese students’ experiences in international schools. In Tran, L., T. X.P. Zou, & H. Ota (Eds.), East and Southeast Asian Perspectives on the Internationalisation of Higher Education (pp. 264-278). Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781003174097-22
  • Wei, L., English, A. S.*, Talhelm, T., Li, X., Zhang, X., & Wang, S. (2023). People in tight cultures and tight situations wear masks more: Evidence from three large-scale studies in China. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. doi: 10.1177/01461672231210451
  • Dai, K., Mok, K. H., & Li, X.* (2023). Mapping the historical development and landscape of transnational higher education research: A scientometric analysis from comparative and international perspectives. Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Educationdoi: 10.1080/03057925.2023.2292517
  • Li, X., Dai, K., & Zhang, X*. (2023). Transnational higher education in China: Policies, practices, and development in a (post-)pandemic era. Higher Education Policy. doi: 10.1057/s41307-023-00328-x
  • Zhang, X., English, A. S.*, Li, X., Yang, Y., Stanciu, A., & Wang, S. (2023). International students’ collective resilience in crisis: Sense of community predicts less anxiety via social contact and social support during a lockdown. Heliyon, 9(4), E15298. doi: 10.1016/j.heliyon.2023.e15298
  • Zhou, X., Li, X., Wu, W., Zhang, X., English, A. S.*, & Peng, K.* (2023). Fear during a pandemic and holistic cognition: The moderating role of uncertainty. Emotion, 23(7): 1918-1928. doi: 10.1037/emo0001207
  • Dai, K., Hu, Y.*, Li, X., & Oladipo, O. A. (2023). Conducting doctoral study in a non-traditional destination: An exploration of international students’ motivation to study in China. Higher Education Research and Development, 42(5), 1133-1149. doi: 10.1080/07294360.2023.2197195
  • Nam, B. H., English, A. S.*, Li, X., Van, H. H., & Nyman, J. K. (2023). Subjectivities and the future of comparative and international education: Teacher researchers and graduate student researchers as co-constructive narrative inquiries. Educational Review. doi:10.1080/00131911.2022.2159934
  • Yu, J., Li, X.*, & Zhou, W.W. (2022). Disrupted or sustained? Chinese international students’ perceptions of transnational hybrid learning amid politics and pandemic. Transitions: Journal of Transient Migration, 6(1&2), 3-26. doi: 10.1386/tjtm_00040_1
  • Li, X., English, A. S.*, & Kulich, S. (2021). Anger among Chinese migrants amid COVID-19 discrimination: The role of host news coverage, cultural distance, and national identity. PLoS ONE, 16(11): e0259866. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0259866
  • English, A.S.*, & Li, X*. (2021). Urban mask use depends on the individual, situation, and location - Even without COVID-19 transmission: An observational study in Shanghai. Frontiers in Psychology, 12: 754102. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2021.754102

Translated works:

  • 李筱媛,雷格睿 [譯](Marcus, G.H.).《世界設計簡史》(Introduction to Modern Design: Its History from the Eighteenth Century to the Present),2023年,中國科學技術出版社。
  • 李筱媛 [譯](Wilde, O.).《莎樂美》(Salomé),2020年,天津人民出版社。
  • 陳玉洪,李筱媛 [譯] (Moody, H.R., & Sassar, J.R.).《老齡化》(Aging),2018年,江蘇人民出版社。

Research Projects (recent 5 years) 研究項目(近五年):

2022-Current, member, “Mechanism and Development Pathways of Student and Teacher Mobilities in the Cross-border Education of Hong Kong and Macau universities in Guangdong” (港澳高校在粵合作辦學的師生流動機制及培養路徑的研究), funded by Sino-foreign Education Research Panel, Guangdong Higher Education Association (廣東省高等教育學會中外合作辦學研究分會研究課題), GAHE22CRSOO1.


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