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M.A. Xiang Wang

Wang Xiang

Graduate School of East Asian Studies

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin

Conduct research in the “Steering urban-rural integration: administrative reconfiguration for a unified citizenship” project

Hittorfstr. 18
Raum K24

Curriculum Vitae

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
Grade: 1.0
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
Research Interests:
  • Urbanization
  • migration
  • 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.