Gang Li is a 5th year PhD Candidate in the Department of Educational Studies (EDST). Gang’s doctoral research examines how Chinese students are produced as political subjects both individually and collectively in and through their engagement with democratic discourses and practices while pursuing their degrees in Canada and the United States.
His research interests include international and comparative education, higher education, democracy, China’s democratization, policy, and leadership.
As the recipient of the UK government’s Chevening Scholarship, Gang received his Master of Science in Education with Distinction from Cardiff University in 2009.
Gang is a Research Assistant for Professor Annette Henry on a project that compares strategies that widen access and participation in post-secondary education for marginalized student groups in five immigrant gateway cities in Canada, the U.S. and England. Gang is also an Academic Research and Publication Assistant in EDST, and a Sessional Instructor of Leadership at Trinity Western University.
Co-supervisors: Claudia Ruitenberg and Taylor Webb (Educational Studies)
Committee member: Glen Peterson (History)