Wang Chen

Wang Chen
Professor
& Assistant Dean
Faculty of Education
Beijing Normal University
China

 

Wang Chen

 

Wang Chen is Professor and Assistant Dean of Faculty of Education at Beijing Normal University (P. R. China). He received his Ph.D. in Education from Beijing Normal University. He is a historian of education whose research focuses on History of Western Education with main interests in History of Idea of Higher Education. His publications include The Conservative Ideas of a University: from J. H. Newman to Allen Bloom (2008); The History of Western Education (co-editor, 2008), The Philosophy of Western Higher Education (co-editor, 2007), The University: Social Stratification and Social Mobility (co-editor, 2007).  His research has been funded by grants from National Fund of Social Science (Education Sciences) and Humanities and Social Sciences Research Fund, the Ministry of Education; P. R. China. He is currently writing a book titled The Road toward the TRUTH: a Study of Newman’s Educational Thought.