Zhoulin RuanPhD

Professor, Head of Department

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Professor Zhoulin RUAN (阮周林) is the Head of Department of English since September 2016. He is Professor of Applied Linguistics and was the founding head of the Department of English, Culture and Communication (2009-2014) at XJTLU. In this role, he led all aspects of the creation and development of the Department, from developing and managing the delivery of BA and MA programmes, to building an international faculty team. He has served on the University's committees and boards in various roles. Prof Ruan received his PhD in applied linguistics from the University of Reading in the UK. His research interests are in academic writing, learner's variables in language learning, EAP/ESP in the Chinese contexts, and discourse analysis. His monograph entitled Metacognitive Knowledge in Self-regulated Language Learning and Writing was published by Shanghai Foreign Language Education Press. His research articles have been published in the domestic and international journals, including Journal of English for Academic Purposes, Language Awareness, System, RELC Journal, International Journal of Computer-assisted Language Learning and Teaching, Journal of Foreign Languages in China. Prior to XJTLU, Prof Ruan had undertaken teaching and research in applied linguistics at universities in China and the UK. At XJTLU he supervises PhD students on topics relating to his research interests within the University of Liverpool's Off-site Doctoral Programme.
Zhoulin Ruan
  • 电话

    +86 (0)512 88161306
  • 电子邮件

    [email protected]
  • 地址

    Department of English
    Xi'an Jiaotong Liverpool University

    HS456, South Campus
    No 111 Ren'ai Road
    Suzhou Dushu Lake Science and Education Innovation District
    Suzhou Industrial Park