Professor Qiuling Chao is Vice President for Student Affairs and Information, and Secretary of Party Committee at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University. She is also a Professor and Doctoral Supervisor in the Institute of Leadership and Education Advanced Development. Apart from that, she is a Professor and Doctoral Supervisor of School of Public Policy and Administration at Xi’an Jiaotong University.
Her research areas are educational psychology and higher education. She has conducted eight research projects with partnerships from home and abroad, including those funded by the National Social Science Fund of China and projects at provincial and ministerial level. She has participated in more than 20 projects funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, published six monographs, translated two international monographs from English, and published about 50 articles in SCI (Science Citation Index) and SSCI (Social Science Citation Index). Professor Chao maintains long-term academic cooperation with University of Liverpool, Yale University, UC Berkeley, Ohio State University, Queen's University and other internationally renowned universities.
Professor Chao served as Deputy Head of the Educational Technology Department and Deputy Director of the Department of International Cooperation and Exchanges at Xi’an Jiaotong University.
At present, Professor Chao is also committed to social duties, including acting as a board member of the China Family Education Society; vice chair of the Committee on Early Childhood Care Services from the Chinese Association for Improving Birth Outcome and Child Development; member of the Expert Steering Committee on Mental Health Education for College Students; expert reviewer for the China Scholarship Council; Commissioner of Jiangsu Bachelor’s Degree Evaluation Commission; expert committee member of Jiangsu Education Association for International Exchange; member in the Expert Database of Philosophy and Social Sciences of Jiangsu Universities; and board member of the Suzhou Federation of Social Sciences.