College of Education *
College of Education *
Jing Lin (CHSE)
Jing Lin
Contact Information:
Room: 1231 Benjamin Building
Phone: (301) 405-3568
E-mail: jinglin@umd.edu

Jing Lin (Ed.D., University of Michigan)
Professor, International Education Policy; HESI
Counseling, Higher Education, and Special Education (CHSE)

Research Labs, Centers, Affiliations and Special Appointments:
Director of Graduate Studies, Higher Education, Student Affairs, and International Education Policy (HESI)

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Research Interests | Bio | Grants & Projects | Publications | Curriculum Vitae |

Research Interests

Peace education, environmental ethics and education, world religions and spirituality education; Chinese education, culture and society; East-West Dialogues in education and culture.

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Professional Biography

Prof. Jing Lin is Professor in International Education Policy at University of Maryland. She received her doctorate from the University of Michigan. She has done extensive research on peace education, environmental education, and spirituality, religion and education. The books she has published in these areas are: Love, Peace and Wisdom in Education: Vision for Education in the 21st Century (2006); Educators as Peace Makers: Transforming Education for Global Peace (2008); Spirituality, Religion, and Peace Education (2010); Transformative Eco-Education for Human and Planetary Survival (2012); Re-envisioning Higher Education: Embodied Pathways to Wisdom and Social Transformation (2013), and Toward a Spiritual Research Paradigm: Exploring New Ways of Knowing, Researching and Being (2016).

She is the co-editor of three book series, one on Spirituality, Religion and Education, the second on Current Perspectives on Confucianism, Taoism, Buddhism and Education, and the third on Transforming Education for the Future.

Professor Lin has also been an expert on Chinese education. She has published five books on Chinese education, culture and society, systematically examining educational changes in China in the last three decades.

She teaches courses on Education for Global Peace, Ecological Ethics and Education, World Religions and Implications for Education, Culture and Education in a Global Context, Gender and Education, International Higher Education, and Modes of Inquiry.

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Grants & Projects

Co-Principal Investigators: Steven Klees, Jing Lin, and Nelly Stromquist. Project: Increasing Female Secondary School Teachers in African Countries: Barriers and Policies. MacArthur Foundation, Open Society, UBS Optimus and an anonymous donor. 2012-2015, $725,000..

Co-Principal Investigators: Jing Lin, Sahar Khamis, and Sachi Edwards. A Program for Peaceful Dialogue: Engaging Young Muslim and Jewish Women. United States Institute of Peace and College of Education, University of Maryland. 2012-2013, $4,000.

Co-Principal Investigator with Yan Fengqiao. Ford Foundation. Project: Agency, Participatory/Creative Learning and Multiple Intelligences: Approaches to Student's Sustainable Development in Private Universities in China. 2010-2013, $198,975.

Co-Principal investigators with Steve Klees and Nelly Stromquist. Forum for African Women Educationalists. Project: Increasing Female Teachers in African Primary Education: Barriers and Policies. 2010-2011, $35,000.

GATE Fellow with Prof. Rebecca Oxford. Project: Internationalizing Teacher Education. 2008, $5,000.

Investigator, with Professor Ruth Hayhoe of University of Toronto as Principal Investigator, Social Science and Humanities Research Council in Canada: “China's Move to Mass Higher Education: Implication for Democratization and Global Cultural Dialogue.” 2006-2009, Canadian $170,600.

Principal Investigator with Yan Fengqiao of Beijing University, Ford Foundation: “Enhancing the development of private higher education in China.” 2003-2007, $120,000.

Collaborator. University of Maryland Freeman Foundation Undergraduate Curriculum Project. One of 16 participants in the writing of the proposal. Responsibility: Training of campus faculty to integrate Asian culture and education into undergraduate curriculum. 2002-2006, $1,941,097.

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Selected Publications

Books

Culham, T., and Lin, J. (under contract). Holistic Education, Deep Learning, and Daoism: Cultivating Virtue and Life Energy Qi. New York: Springer.

Stromquist, N., Klees, S., & Lin, J. (in press). Women teachers in Sub-Saharan Africa: Problems and possibilities. London: Routledge.

Lin, J., Oxford, R., & Culham, T. (Eds.). (2016). Toward a spiritual research paradigm: Exploring new ways of knowing, researching and being. Charlotte, North Carolina: Information Age Publishing.

Hayhoe, R., Jun Li, J., Lin, J. & Zha, Q. (Eds.). (2015, in Chinese). Portraits of 21st Century Chinese Universities: In the Move to Mass Higher Education.  Guangxi, China: Guangxi Normal University Press.

Lin, J., Oxford, R., & Brantmeier, E. (Eds.). (2013). Re-envisioning higher education: Embodied pathways to wisdom and social transformation. Charlotte, North Carolina: Information Age Publishing.

Oxford, R. & Lin, J. (Eds.). (2012). Transformative Eco-Education for Human Survival in the 21st Century. Charlotte, North Carolina: Information Age Publishing.

Hayhoe, R., Li, J., Lin, J. & Zha, Q. (Eds.). (2011). Portraits of 21st Century Chinese Universities: In the Move to Mass Higher Education.  New York: Springer.

Brantmeier, E., Lin, J. & Miller, J. (Eds.). (2010). Spirituality, Religion and Peace Education. Charlotte, North Carolina: Information Age Publishing.

Lin, J., Brantmeier, E., & Bruhn, C. (Eds.). (2008). Transforming Education for Peace. Charlotte, North Carolina: Information Age Publishing.

Lin, J. (2006). Love, Peace and Wisdom in Education: Vision for Education in the 21st Century. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield Education.

Lin, J. (1999). Social Transformation and Private Education in China. New York: Praeger.

Lin, J. (1994). The Opening of the Chinese Mind. New York: Praeger.

Lin, J. (1993). Education in Post-Mao China. New York: Praeger.

Lin, J. (1991). The Red Guards' Path to Violence: Political, Economic and Educational Factors. New York: Praeger.  

Journal Articles

Yang, Fan, and Lin, J. (2016). Asian Education Studies, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 44-55.

Zhan, Hongyi, & Lin, J. (2015). The characteristics of research funding management in American research universities: Implications for China. Renmin University of China Education Journal, No. 3, pp. 132-142.

Tian, Youyi & Lin, J. (2015). Multicultural education and school reform. Comparative Education Review [bijiao jiaoyu yanjiu](China), Vol. 301, No. 2, pp. 53-59.

Haugen, C., Sklees, S., Stromquist, N., Lin, J., Choti, T., & Corneilse, C. (2014). Increasing female primary school teachers in African countries:  Effects, barriers, and policies. International Review of Education, No. 11, pp. 1-24.

Meng, Qian, Xu, X. & Lin, J. (2014). Shared governance in American universities: Mechanism and challenges. Fudan Education Forum, vol. 12, No. 4, pp. 103-107.

Li, Guofang, Lin, J., & Wang, Hongyu. (2014). Rethinking identity and agency in minority education: preparing Asian American leaders for a global future. New Waves—Educational Research & Development.Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 50–65.

Lin, J. (2013). General education in a new era: Reforms, challenges and the possibility of East-West Learning. International Journal of Chinese Education, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 1-8.

Lin, J., Meng, Qian., & Weng, Xuan. (2013). The practice and innovation in general education at University of Maryland: a case study. International journal of Chinese Education, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 9-30.

Cheng, Hongyan & Lin, J. (2013). Peace Education: Breaking the Hidden Alliance of Education and War. Journal of Educational Studies (jiaoyu xuebao), Vol. 4, pp. 47-54.

Meng, Qian, Xu X., & Lin, J. (2013). The paths to reforming tenure system in American universities: An institutional perspective. Comparative Education Research (BeiJ., China) (bijiao jiaoyu yanjiu), No. 6, pp. 98-104.

Lin, J. & Lou, Jingjing. (2013). Building bridges of cultural understanding and enabling mutual learning of East and West. Frontier of Education in China, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 3-8.

Weng, Xuan, & Lin, J. (2013). Building bridges in a Third Space: A Phenomenological study of the lived experiences of teaching Chinese in American Chinese schools. Frontier of Education in China, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 41-61.

Cheng, Hongyan, & Lin, J. (2012). Border-Crossing practical educational philosophy for teachers: From culturally-blind teaching to culturally-relevant teaching. Educational Research and Experiment (jiaoyu yanjiu yu shiyan), Vol. 148, No. 5, pp. 1-7.

Stromquist, N., Lin, J., Corneilse, C., Klees, S., Choti, T., & Haugen, C. (2013). Women teachers in Liberia: Social and institutional forces accounting for their Underrepresentation. International Journal of Educational Development, Vol.33, No. 5, pp. 521–530.

Yan, Fengqiao. & Lin, J. (2012). Commercial Civil Society: An interpretative perspective to understand the features of private universities in China. Educational Research [Jiaoyu Yanjiu], No. 4, pp. 57-63.

Lin, J., Xuan Weng & Ai Zhang. (2012). Theories and practices of innovative education: Starting from pedagogical reforms. Research on Modern Basic Education (xiandai jichu jiaoyu yanjiu), Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 7-12.

Yan, Fengqiao & Lin, J. (2010). Commercial civil society: Private universities in China. Frontiers of Education in China, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 558-578.

Yingtao Li & Lin, J. (2009). Feminist peace studies: Intellectual origins, visions and approaches. World Economics and Politics (Chinese Academy of Social Science), No. 8, pp. 30-37.

Lin, J. (2007). Love, peace and wisdom in education: Transforming education for peace. Harvard Education Review, Vol. 77, No. 3, pp. 362-365.

Book Chapters

Lin, J. (Under review). From Self Cultivation to Social Transformation: The Confucian embodied pathways and educational implications. In Liu, Y. & Ma, W. (Eds.), Confucianism and Education. Albany, NY:  SUNY press.

Hu, Luanjiao and Lin, J. (under review). Access to Higher Education for People with Disabilities: A Chinese Perspective. In Henry C. Alphin Jr. et al. (Eds.). Exploring the Future of Accessibility in Higher Education. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Lin, J., Culham, T., and Oxford, R. (2016). Developing a Spiritual Research Paradigm: A Confucian Perspective. In Lin, J., Oxford, R., & Culham, T. (Eds.), Toward a Spiritual Research Paradigm: Exploring New Ways of Knowing, Researching and Being. Charlotte, North Carolina: Information Age Publishing.

Culham, T. and Lin, J. (2016). Exploring the Unity of Science and Spirit: A Daoist Perspective. In Lin, J., Oxford, R., & Culham, T. (Eds.), Toward a Spiritual Research Paradigm: Exploring New Ways of Knowing, Researching and Being. Charlotte, North Carolina: Information Age Publishing.

Lin, J., Edwards, S. and Khamis, S. (2015). Jewish-Muslim Women’s Leadership Initiative: A program for peaceful dialogue. In Roy, S. & Shaw, I.S. (Eds.), Communicating difference: Culture, media, peace and conflict negotiation – A reader. Palgrave Macmillan, London. Pp. 204-218.

Zha, Q. and Lin, J. (2014). China’s Move to Mass Higher Education: Analyzing the Policy Execution with a “NATO-Scheme.” In Li, Q. & Gerstl-Pepin, C. (Eds.), Survival of the Fittest: The Shifting Contours of Higher Education in China and the United States. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer.

Wang, Y., Zhang, A., Xu, R., and Lin, J. (2014). Chinese Language, Philosophy, and Language of Peace. In Oxford, R (ed.), Cultural Aspects of Peace and Peace Education. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Lin, J., and Oxford, R. (2013). Introduction. In Lin, J., Oxford, R. & Brantmeier, E. (Eds.), Embodies Pathways to Wisdom and Social Transformation. Charlotte, North Carolina: Information Age Publishing.

Lin, J. (2013). Education for Transformation and an Expanded Self: Paradigm Shift for Wisdom Education. In Lin, J., Oxford, R. & Brantmeier, E. (Eds.), Embodies Pathways to Wisdom and Social Transformation. Information Age Publishing.

Oxford, R., and Lin, J. (2012). Introduction: Transformative Eco-education in a Time of Global Ecological Crises. In Lin, J. and Oxford, R. (Eds.), Transformative Eco-Education for Human and Planetary Survival. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Sun, Xiaoyan. and Lin, J. (2012). Daoism and Chinese Landscape Painting: Implication for Environmental Education. In Lin, J. & Oxford, R. (Eds.), Transformative Eco-Education for Human and Planetary Survival. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Lin, J., and Sun, Xiaoyan. (2010). Higher Education Expansion and China’s Middle Class. In Li, C. (ed.), China’s Emerging Middle Class: Beyond Economic Transformation. Washington DC:Brookings Institution.  Pp. 217-242.

Lin, J. and Wang, Yingji. (2010). Confucius’s Teaching of Virtues and Peace Education. In Lin, J., Miller, J., & Brantmeier, E. J. (Eds.), Religion, Spirituality and Peace Education. Information Age Publishing. Pp. 3-17.

Li, Jun. and Lin, J. (2008). China’s Higher Education Expansion: A Policy Analysis from a Rational Framework. In Baker, D. P. & Wiseman, A. W. (Eds.), The Worldwide Transformation of Higher Education, Vol. 9, International Perspectives on Education and Society Series. Oxford: Elsevier Publishing.

Lin, J. (2008). Constructing a Global Ethic of Universal Love, Forgiveness and Reconciliation: The Role Of Peace Education in the 21st Century. In Lin, J., Brantmeier, E., &Bruhn, C. (Eds.), Transforming Education for Peace: Educators as Peace Makers. Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing. Pp. 301-316.

Brantmeier, E. J.  and Lin, J. (2008). Introduction: Toward Forging a Positive, Transformative Paradigm for Peace Education. In Lin, J., Brantmeier, E., & Bruhn, C. (Eds.), Transforming Education for Peace. Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing. 

Gemstone Peace Education Team (Jing Lin and the Gemstone Team). (2008). Peace Education Aimed at Children Everywhere in the World: An experimental Project Implementing a Peace Curriculum for Fifth Graders. In Lin, J., Brantmeier, E.,  & Bruhn, C. (Eds.), Transforming Education for Peace. Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing.  Pp. 93-111.

PEACE EDUCATION SERIES. Editors: Lin, Jing, Brantmeier, Edward and Harris, Ian. Information Age Publishing. (2006-2015)

http://www.infoagepub.com/series/peace-education

Books published:

1. Educating Toward a Culture of Peace (2006). Edited by Yaacov Iram

2. Encyclopedia of Peace Education (2008). Edited by Monisha Bajaj

3. For the People: A Documentary History of the Struggle forPeace and Justice in the United States (2008). By Charles Howlett & Robbie Lieberman

4. Peace Education: Exploring Ethical and Philosophical Foundations (2008). By James Page

5. Transforming Education for Peace (2008). Edited by Jing Lin, Edward J. Brantmeier, & Christa Bruhn

6. Books, Not Bombs: Teaching Peace Since the Dawn of the Republic (2010). By Charles Howlett, & Ian Harris

7. Spirituality, Religion, and Peace Education (2010). Edited by Edward J. Brantmeier, Jing Lin, & John P. Miller

8. More than a Curriculum: Education for Peace and Development (2011). By Johan Galtung, & S. P. Udayakumar

9. Building a Peaceful Society: Creative Integration of Peace Education (2011). By Laura Finley

10. Think, Care, Act: Teaching for a Peaceful Future (2011). By Susan Gelber Cannon

11. The Language of Peace: Communicating to Create Harmony (2013). Edited by Rebecca Oxford

12. Peace Education from the Grassroots (2013). Edited by Ian M. Harris

13. Understanding Peace Cultures (2013). Edited by Rebecca Oxford

14. Peace and Conflict Studies Research (2014). Edited by Robin Cooper and Laura Finley

15. Teaching Peace Through Popular Culture (2014). Edited by Laura Finley, Joanie Connors and Barbara Wien

16. Peace Education Evaluation (2014). Edited by Celina Del Felice, Aaron Karako, and Andria Wisler

TRANSFORMING EDUCATION FOR THE FUTURE BOOK SERIES. Editors: Lin, Jing, and Oxford, Rebecca. Information Age Publishing.

http://www.infoagepub.com/series/Transforming-Education-for-the-Future

Books published:

1. How to Carry on? Enduring the Predicaments of Apocalyptic Leadership Gracefully. (2016). Edited by Vachel Miller.

2. Critical Conversations about Religion: Promises and Pitfalls of a Social Justice Approach to Interfaith Dialogue. (2016). By Sachi Edwards.

3. Constructing a Spiritual Research Paradigm in Social Sciences and Education. (2016). Co-edited by Jing Lin, Rebecca Oxford, and Tom Culham.

4. Re-Envisioning Higher Education: Embodied Pathways to Wisdom and Social Transformation. (2013). Co-edited by Jing Lin, Rebecca Oxford and Edward Brantmeier.

5. Ethics Education of Business Leaders: Emotional Intelligence, Virtues and Contemplative Learning (2013). By Tom Culham.

6. Transformative Eco-Education for Human and Planetary Survival (2012). Co-edited by Rebecca Oxford and Jing Lin.

CURRENT PERSPECTIVES ON CONFUCIANISM, TAOISM, BUDDHISM AND EDUCATION SERIES. Editors: Hongyu Wang, Jing Lin, Heesoon Bai, and Xin Li. Information Age Publishing.

http://www.infoagepub.com/series/Current-Perspectives-on-Confucianism-Taoism-Buddhism-and-Education

Books published:

1. In Praise of Radiant Beings: A Retrospective Path Through Education, Buddhism and Ecology. (2016). By David W. Jardine

SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION AND EDUCATION SERIES. Editors: Jing Lin, Rebecca Oxford, Sachi Edwards, and Edward Brantmeier. London: Springer.

Books published:

1. Holistic Education, Deep Learning, and Daoism: Cultivating Virtue and Life Energy Qi. (Forthcoming 2017). By Tom Culham and Jing Lin

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Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

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