Professor Qiuling Chao is vice president for student affairs and information at XJTLU, and is a professor of School of Public Policy and Administration at Xi’an Jiaotong University (XJTU). She has a professional background in English, pedagogy, and psychology, and has many years of experience engaging in higher education research. In 2005, she received her PhD in education supporting her in-depth knowledge of higher education.

From October 2009 to June 2013, Professor Chao worked as dean of the Liverpool Confucius Institute at the University of Liverpool. During her work in the UK, she conducted in-depth cross-cultural communication in English. This international working experience provided her with direct access to and an understanding of the management modes, operation processes and cultural issues of foreign universities, offering valuable experience and reference for her work in the future in Sino-foreign cooperatively-run universities and international institutions.

Professor Chao started her work as Deputy Head of Educational Technology Department at XJTU from 2002-2005, and she became deputy director of Department of International Cooperation and Exchanges at XJTU in 2015. With so many working experience it has provided her with a more systematic and in-depth understanding of international exchange within universities, project cooperation, and the construction of internationalisation. She also participated the construction of University Alliance of the Silk Road, which shows high organisational and coordination ability and management capacity.
Qiuling Chao
  • Qualifications

    • BS English, Xi’an International Studies University - 1989
    • MSc Psychology, Shanxi Normal University - 1999
    • PhD Educational Psychology, Tianjin Normal University - 2005
  • Experience

    • Asst. Lecturer, Institute of Higher Education, Xi’an Jiaotong University - 1999-2001
    • Lecturer, Institute of Higher Education, Xi’an Jiaotong University - 2001-2005
    • Associate Professor, Institute of Higher Education, Xi’an Jiaotong University - 2005-2015
    • Professor, Institute of Higher Education, Xi’an Jiaotong University - 2015-present
    • Dean (Chinese side), Confucius Institute, University of Liverpool - 2009-2013
    • Deputy Director, Department of International Cooperation and Exchanges, Xi’an Jiaotong University - 2015-2017
    • Vice President, Xi’an Jiaotong-liverpool University - 2018-present
  • Research interests

    • Educational psychology
    • Psychological health
  • Articles

    • Chao, Q. (1997). Early Childhood Non-Intelligence Training. Children and Health (6).
    • Chao, Q., Wang, X., Zhang, G., Han, M., Xu, D. (1999). Investigation of parvovirus b19 in cardiac tissue from patients with congenital heart disease. Chinese Medical Journal, 112(11), 995. (SCI)
    • Chao, Q., Xu, F., Huang, W. (2004). Study of College Students' Learning Adaptability and the Relationship of Learning Adaptability with Their Mental Health in Period of SARS. Heath Psychology Journal, 3, 209-210.
    • Chao, Q., Guo, Z. (2001). Research on the Correlation between the Self-concept and Behavior Disorder in the Secondary School Students. Chinese Journal of Clinical Psychology, 3, 147-149. (CSSCI)
    • Chao, Q., Wang, P. (2001). Comparative Research on Middle School Student Self-concept between City and Village. Heath Psychology Journal, 7, 262-263.
    • Chao, Q., Wang, P., He, N. (2001). Comparative Research on Middle School Student's Self-concept between Complete and Divorced Family. Chinese Journal of Clinical Psychology, 2, 142-143. (CSSCI)
    • Chao, Q., Shen, X., Zhu, J. (2002). Analysis on Some Problems in Extraordinary Education Practice. Modern Especial Education, 4, 9-10. (CSSCI)
    • Chao, Q., Li, X., Ma, Guo. (2009). Academic Dishonesty of American College Students and Its Preventive Measures. Higher Education research and evaluation, (1),31-35.
    • Chao, Q., Xu, F. (2004). The Development of Job Burnout Questionnaire in Primary and Secondary Teachers, Chinese Journal of Clinical Psychology, 2, 13-14. (CSSCI)
    • Chao, Q., Cui, Q. (2005). Thought on Curriculum Reform, Educational Research and Experiment, (1), 65-68.
    • Chao, Q., Cui, Q., et al. (2005). Discussion of the education charges of graduate students of our country, Modern Education Science, 4, 55-57. (CSSCI)
    • Cui, Q., Chao, Q. A., Zhang, X. (2005). "Agreeing to disagree": brief analysis of globalization of education. Open Education Research, 4, 29-32. (CSSCI)
    • Chao, Q., Zhang, X., et al. (2005). A Study on the American Teacher Salary Schedule in Basic Education. Teacher Education Research, 5, 72-76. (CSSCI)
    • Cui, E., Zhang, X., Chao, Q. (2005). Experimental Research on Chinese Learning Methods in Grades 3-4 in Primary Schools. Contemporary education science, (18), 39-42.
    • Chao, Q., Cui, Q. (2005). Psychological Education, Moral Education and Development of Chinese Talents. Education Exploration, 9, 66-68. (CSSCI)
    • Chao, Q., Cui, Q. (2005). Net-learning: The Trend of Defense Education, Journal of Higher Education, 104-106. (CSSCI)
    • Chao, Q., Li, J. (2006). Crisis of Scientific and Technological Innovation in Chinese Universities, Journal Chinese graduate student, 2, 46-48.
    • Chao, Q., Cui, R. (2006). Personalized Education: Connotation and Discrimination, Modern Education Science, 4, 10-12.
    • Chao, Q., Luo, R. (2006). Analysis of the Influencing Factors on the Remuneration of American Middle School Administrators, Foreign Primary and Secondary Education, 9, 41-44.
    • Chao, Q., Li, J. (2007). The Welfare System of American Secondary School Teachers. Modern Primary and Secondary Education, 2, 7-69.
    • Chao, Q., Shen, D., Bai, X, et al. (2007). About the research on inhibition of return in children. Psychological Science, 30(3), 621-623. (CSSCI)
    • Chao, Q., Bai, X, Shen, D. (2007). The Effect of Different Attention Shift Patterns on IOR. Chinese Journal of Clinical Psychology, 15(4), 363-365.
    • Chao, Q., Li, X. (2007). The theory summarizes of the interactive development of higher education and regional economics. Open Education Research, (13) 3, 18-21. (CSSCI)
    • Chao, Q., Li, X. (2007). Accelerate the transformation of China's scientific and technological achievements in the study of countermeasures. Science and Technology Information, 16 (228), 1-4.
    • Cui, Q., Chao, Q. (2008). Occupational Stress among College Teachers in Shaanxi Province. Education and Vocation, (12), 136-138.
    • Chao, Q., Li, L., Zheng, H. (2008). Study on the Problems of the Transformation of S&T Achievements of College in Our Country. Meitan Higher Education, 26(1):75-77.
    • Chao, Q., Shen, D., Bai, X. (2008). Experimental Research on Development of Inhibition of Return in Children. Psychological Development and Education, 24(2), 23-28. (CSSCI)
    • Chao, Q., Zhao, R., et al. (2008). An Effective Education Supervision Method: Downey classroom tour method. Management of Primary and Secondary Schools, (9), 54-55.
    • Chao, Q., Chen, Q., et al. (2011). Britain and the United States and other countries on the incompetent teachers’ research and correction. Management of Primary and Secondary Schools, (2), 53-54. (CSSCI)
    • Yao, B., Yan, Q., Wang, K., Chao, Q. (2011). Survey and Analysis of Undergraduates’ Mental Health Problems and Attitudes toward Help Seeking. Medical Education Research and Practice, 19(3), 581-584.
    • Chao, Q., Chen, Q., et al. (2011). Investigation of Primary School Teachers' Job Stress and Occupation Exhaustion. Chinese Journal of Public Health, 27(2), 245-246. (CSSCI)
    • Chao, Q., Chen, Q., Zhang, X. (2012). Strategies and Methods of In-service Development of Teachers in American Primary and Middle School, University Education Science, (1), 66-70. (CSSCI)
    • Chao, Q., Wang, J., Tan, F. (2012). A study of teaching theories and practices in XJTU Honor Program. Education and Teaching Forum, (8), 24-25. (CSSCI)
    • Chao, Q., Wang, M. (2015). The Enlightenment of the Britain Cultivation System of Innovative Talents to Our Education. Journal of Xi'an Jiaotong University (Social Sciences), 35(2), 119-123. (CSSCI)
    • Yan, Y., Li, F., Lou, C., Chao, Q. (2015) Self-injurious behaviors and the effects of gender role conflicts among college students in China. Youth Studies, 3, 39-47. (CSSCI)
    • Chao, Q., XU, L., et al. (2017). The Relationship between Self-Concept and Subjective Well-Being of the Elderly. Journal of Xi'an Jiaotong University (Social Sciences), 37(3), 80-86. (CSSCI)
    • Chao, Q., Wu, Q. (2017). The Construction of Long-term Assurance Mechanisms for Mental Health Service in Shaanxi institutions for older adults. Journal of Xi'an Jiaotong University Policy Decisions and Proposals, 2017, 22.
    • Chao, Q., Wu, Q. (2018). The mediation role of general self-concept between social support and subjective well-being in older adults. Chinese Journal of Behavioral Medicine and Brain Science, 27(5), 430-433.
    • Zhai, Y., Chao, Q., Li, H., Wang, B., Xu, R., Wang, N., ... & Wang, X. (2016). Application and Revision of Montreal Cognitive Assessment in China's Military Retirees with Mild Cognitive Impairment. PloS one, 11(1), e0145547. (SCI)
    • Chao, Q., Yang, X., & Luo, C. (2016). Boy crisis? Sex differences in self-injurious behaviors and the effects of gender role conflicts among college students in china. American journal of men's health, 10(6), NP1-NP10. (SSCI)
    • Cui, Q., Chao, Q., Han, J., Zhang, X., Ren, Y., Shi, J. (2018). Job stress, burnout and the relationship among the science and mathematics teachers in basic education schools. Eurasia Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 14(7), 3235-3244.
    • Bennett, K. M., Chao, Q., Roper, L., & Lowers, V. (2018). “The deceased has left; the alive has to move on”: Experiences of Chinese Widows in the UK. Death studies, 42(8), 498-507. (SCI)
  • Books, monographs, compilations and manuals

    • Chief Translator: Roger. Hock. 2002. Forty studies that changed psychology Explorations into the history of psychological research, Pearson Education, Inc. Edited by Zhu Ling, Li Feng, China Light Industry Press, 2004(Chap. 6, 8).
    • Chief Translator: L. Dean Webb, M. Scott Norton. 2003. Human Resources Administration Personnel Issues and Needs in Education (Fourth Edition). Publish by Upper Saddle River, New Jersey Columbus, Ohio. Edited by Zhu Ling, China Light Industry Press, 2005(Chap. 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13).
    • Chief Translator: Downey C J, Steffy B E, English F W. 2004. The Three-Minute Classroom Walk-Through: Changing School Supervisory Practice One Teacher at a Time. Publish by Corwin Press. China Light Industry Press, 2008.
    • Chao Qiu-Ling, The Psychological Health Education and Ego-development of Female Undergraduate, Xi’an Jiaotong University Press, 2002
    • Shen Xiao-Ying, Chao Qiu-Ling, The Psychological Health Education of University Students, Xi’an Jiaotong University Press, 2002
    • Chao Qiu-Ling, Wang Gang, Psychological Guidance about Achievement of University Student, Xi’an Jiaotong University Press, 2003
    • Shen Xiao-ying, Chao Qiu-ling, Mental Health Education for Undergraduates of Private College. Shaanxi People’s Education Press, 2007
  • Conference presentations

    • 2005.10 China Psychology Conference, Shanghai, East China Normal University
    • 2004.8 The 28th International Congress of Psychology, Beijing, in the center of International Conference
    • 2002.10 The Meeting for Extraordinary Elite, Beijing, in the middle school attached to Ren Min University of China
    • 2001.11 The 8th Conference for Psychological Consultant of University Students, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics
    • 2000.9 The 1st Asian Meeting for Sex Education, Beijing Normal University
  • Professional service activities

    • 2002 Executive director, the Psychological Counseling of University Students Committee in China
    • Member, Psychology Union in China
  • Awards and honours

    • 2000 On Learning Tropism of Undergraduate and the Effect on the Innovation Ability, won the 2nd Excellent Thesis prize granted by the Learning and Scientific Research Studies of University (First Writer)
    • 2001 Psychological Guidance about Achievement of University Student, won the 3rd class prize of Higher Education Research Production of Shaanxi Academy of Higher Education
    • 2003 Meet the need to the development of knowledge economy, and develop the research and practice of learning and psychological quality education, won the 1st prize of Excellent Teaching Prize in Xi’an Jiaotong University and the 2nd prize of Excellent Teaching Prize in Shaanxi Province (Fourth Writer)
    • 2004 Teaching Paper, The Studies on Target of Supernormal Child Education, won the 1st prize of Psychological Health Education Committee in Higher Education in Shaanxi Province (First Writer)
    • 2004 Teaching Paper, The Psychological Health Education and Ego-development of Female Undergraduate, won the 2nd prize of the 1st humanity and social science excellent production in Xi’an Jiaotong University (First Writer)
    • 2007 Psychological guidance on success of undergraduate students, won the 3rd prize of the humanity and social science excellent production.
  • Telephone

    +86 (0)512 8816 1007
  • Email
  • Address

    Vice President's Office
    Central Building (CB)
    Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
    111 Ren'ai Road
    Suzhou Dushu Lake Science and Education Innovation District
    Suzhou Industrial Park