M.A. Xiang Wang
Graduate School of East Asian Studies
Conduct research in the “Steering urban-rural integration: administrative reconfiguration for a unified citizenship” project
|04/2018 – Present||Doctoral Candidate in Chinese Studies
Free University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
|04/2018 – Present||Project Research Assistant (wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin)
Graduate School of East Asian Studies, Free University of Berlin
Responsibilities: Conduct research in the “Steering urban-rural integration: administrative reconfiguration for a unified citizenship” project funded by German Research Foundation (DFG).
|10/2015 – 03/2018||Master of Arts – Chinese Studies
Thesis: Hukou Reform and Intra-governmental Relations:
Case Studies of Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Dongguan, and Zhongshan
Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany
|03/2017 – 07/2017||Trainee at Membership and Events Department
AHK – German Chamber of Commerce in China – South & Southwest
Responsibilities: Assist Department Manager to organize 18 business and social events, including seminars, roundtables, and inter-chamber networking drinks, for corporate members in Pearl River Delta; design and prepare online and printed publications, including flyers and newsletters; provide administrative support for membership management.
|09/2016 – 01/2017||German-Japanese Exchange Program
Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan
|08/2011 – 02/2017||Executive Director
Guangzhou Clover Youth Development Service Center, Guangzhou, China
Responsibilities: Oversee 2 full-time employees and 12 interns to organize extracurricular enrichment activities for children of migrant workers.
|09/2013 – 05/2015||Bachelor of Arts – Asian Studies and Cognitive Science
Hampshire College, Massachusetts, USA
|06/2014 – 07/2014||Summer Research Intern
Research Group: “SimStudent: A Computational Model of Learning” in Pittsburgh Science of Learning Center
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Responsibilities: Pre-process data from Mathematics learning computer program, including structuring data, identifying and extracting variables of interest, and formulating machine-readable data tiles; Conduct preliminary data analysis with statistics package in Excel and R, including summary statistics and analysis of variance.
|09/2010 – 05/2013||Bachelor of Arts (transferred) – Comparative Literature
University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
Exchange (01 – 05/2012) at University of California Berkeley, USA
Scholarships and Awards
- 2016 JASSO Scholarship for German-Japanese Exchange Program
- 2014 Five College DataFest – Best External Data Award
- 2014 Hampshire Scholar
- non-governmental organization
- education policy
- social policy.
- (forthcoming). “The Challenge of the Non-local High School Entrance Exam: The Case Study of Guangzhou” (Chinese), Understanding Migrant Children, Shanghai Jiaoyu Chubanshe, Shanghai.
- (2017). “The Access to Public High School for Migrant Children in Guangzhou” (Chinese), Bluebook of Education of Migrant Children 2016, 21st Century Education Research Institute, Beijing.