Sheri Zhang

Professor and coordinator of Asian Studies courses

Office: ARTS 144/130
Telephone: 613-562-5800 ext. 3760

Sheri Zhang teaches at the University of Ottawa. She is the coordinator of the Chinese and Japanese courses at the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures. She received her Master’s in Education at the University of Victoria, and her PhD in Education at the University of Ottawa. She was associate professor at a Japanese university with Canadian tradition - Nagoya University of Commerce and Business. While in Japan, she accepted the position of professor and associate Dean at Nanchang University in China. Her teaching and research work at universities in North America, Japan and China are linked to Canada’s international education. She was selected to represent the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE) at the European Conference on Educational Research (ECER 2001) in France. She was finalist for the 2009 Capital Educators’ Award. Her areas of research and scholarly work are Chinese-Japanese educational and cultural studies, second language acquisition, and Canadian and international education.

University degrees

2002 – PhD Education, concentration in Language Teaching and Learning, University of Ottawa

1997 – Master’s, Second Language Didactics, University of Victoria

1983 – BA Applied Linguistics and Literatures, Xi’an International Studies University

Fields of interest

  • Chinese and Japanese educational and cultural studies
  • Second language didactics
  • Canadian and international education

Ongoing research

Cultural Perspectives of Women in Modern Japan and China

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