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Yali Zhao

Associate Professor    
Education
Ph.D., University of Georgia, 2004
The interdisciplinary Qualitative Studies Graduate Certificate, University of Georgia, 2004
Graduate Advanced Study Certificate, University of Science & Technology, 1991
B.S., Shaanxi Normal University in Xi An, China, 1987
Specializations
Multicultural and social science education
Technology integration in social studies
International and comparative education
Biography

Yali Zhao is an associate professor of social studies and multicultural education in the Department of Early Childhood Education at College of Education. She graduated from University of Georgia in 2004 with a doctoral degree in social science education and the Interdisciplinary Qualitative Studies Graduate Certificate.

Previously, she was associate professor at University of Science and Technology in Beijing, China. She has published widely in reputed academic journals such as The Social Studies, Social Education, the International Journal of Social Education, Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, International Education Journal, Social Studies and the Young Learners, Asia-Pacific Cybereducation Journal, History Teaching and Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education. Recently she co-edited and published a book, “Seeking the Common Dreams between the Worlds: Stories of Chinese Immigrant Faculty in North American Higher Education.”

She is actively involved in cross-cultural and international education teaching, research and service.

Publications

Wang, Y. & Zhao, Y. (2013). Seeking the Common Dreams between the Worlds: Stories of Chinese Immigrant Faculty in North American Higher Education. The Information Age Publishing.

Zhao, Y. (2013). Straddling multiple culture worlds and promoting cross-cultural understanding as a social science educator. Wang, Y. & Zhao, Y. (eds.), Seeking the Common Dreams between the Worlds: Stories of Chinese Immigrant Faculty in North American Higher Education (pp, 113-140). The Information Age Publishing,

Wang, Y. & Zhao, Y. (2013). Introduction: Re-seeking Dreams and the Lived Experience of Chinese Immigrant Faculty. Wang, Y. & Zhao, Y. (eds.), Seeking the Common Dreams between the Worlds: Stories of Chinese Immigrant Faculty in North American Higher Education (pp. 1-12). The Information Age Publishing.

Wang, Y. & Zhao, Y. (2013). Multiple Paths and Common Dreams: Chinese Immigrant Faculty in North America. Wang, Y. & Zhao, Y. (eds.), Seeking the Common Dreams between the Worlds: Stories of Chinese Immigrant Faculty in North American Higher Education (pp, 239-255). The Information Age Publishing.

Zhao, Y., Gallagher, P., & Commander, N. (January 2014). Educating students in poverty: Cross-cultural learning from online case study discussions with American and Chinese students. The International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning.

Zhao, Y. & Lin, L. (2012). Teaching history from multiple perspectives and implications for history education in China. History Teaching, 658, (21), 58-65.

Commander, N., Zhao, Y., Gallagher, P. & You, Y. (2012). Promoting cross-cultural understanding of education through online discussions. Science Direct: Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences, 1-15.

Zhao, Y., Meyers, B., & Meyers, L. (2009). Cross-cultural immersion in China: Preparing pre-service teachers to teach diverse students in the U.S. The Asian-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 37 (3), 295-317.

 
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