ProfileDr. Shuangshuang Xu is the lecturer in the Department of the Educational Studies, Academy of Future Education. Dr. Xu holds a Ph.D in Cultural Psychology Program at Aalborg University, Denmark. She obtained her master’s and bachelor’s degree from the School of Psychology and Cognitive Science, East China Normal University.
Her research interest centers on the general area of cultural developmental psychology, that is, to understand and investigate how child development is socially and culturally guided as a dynamic process. Particularly, she is interested in using cultural resources, e.g. drama-in-education, to study and intervene child development. Her research topics cover educational and developmental intervention, art-based qualitative methods, imagination and affective semiosis.