Division of Higher Education Research


Ph.D, Associate Professor, Deputy Director of the Division of Higher Education


Address:Room 411, Wennan Building, Tsinghua University, Haidian District, Beijing, 100084, China


Research area:
Foundations Education, Sociology of Education, Education Evaluation and Assessment, Internationalization of Education


Book Chapter

Wen, W and Xie, WH (2017). Michael Young’s influence on the sociology of education, In David Guile, David Lambert and Michael J, Reiss, (eds), Sociology, Curriculum Studies and Professional Knowledge: new perspectives on the work of Michael Young, 97-106, London: Routledge.

Wen, W and Xie, WH (2017). The development and characteristics of educational studies in China, In Geoff Whitty and John Furlong, (eds), Knowledge and the study of education: an international exploration, 145-160, UK: Symposium books

Wen, W (2016). China’s approach towards HE regional cooperation with ASEAN, In N. J. Hawkins and D. E. Neubauer, (eds), Handbook on Asia Higher Education, 173-182, New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Hu, D., Wotipka, M.C., and Wen, W. (2016). International students in Chinese Higher Education: choices, expectations, and experiences by region of origin. in Bista, K., & Foster, C. (eds.), Global perspectives and local challenges surrounding international student mobility. pp.153-178, Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Wen, W., (2012), China in the emerging reality of Asia regional higher education, in N. J. Hawkins, K. H. Mok and D. E. Neubauer, eds, Higher education regionalisation in Asia Pacific, pp.79-89, New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

English Journal

Gwilym, Croucher., Wen, Wen., Coates, Hamish., and Goedegebuure, Leo., (2019). Framing research into university governance and leadership: Formative insights from a case study of Australian higher education. Educational Management Administration & Leadership [SSCI]. DOI: 10.1177/1741143219893101

An, J., Wen, W., Wu, Z. & Wan, X., (2018). Differential inter-trial effects in the visual search of children, adolescents, and young adults. Acta psychologica [SCI], 191:171-178. DOI:10.1016/j.actpsy.2018.09.011

Wen, W. & Hu, D., (2018). The Emergence of a Regional Education Hub: Rationales of International Students’ Choice of China as the Study Destination. Journal of Studies in International Education [SSCI]. DOI: 10.1177/1028315318797154

Yang, R., Xie, M. & Wen, W., (2018). Pilgrimage to the West: modern transformations of Chinese intellectual formation in social sciences. Higher Education [SSCI]. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10734-018-0303-9

Wen, W., Hu, D., & Hao, J., (2018). International students’ experience in mainland China: Does the planned reverse mobility work? International Journal of Educational Development [SSCI]. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijedudev.2017.03.004

Wen, W., (2017). The Trend of Inbound International Student Mobility and the Choice of China’s Higher Education. Asian Education and Development Studies. DOI: 10.1108/AEDS-09-2017-0097

Wen, W., & Shen, W., (2016). After Graduation: The contribution of former international students in their home countries. Research Digest of International Education Association of Australia (IEAA). Melbourne, Australia.

Hao, J., Wen, W., & Welch, A., (2016). When sojourners return: Employment opportunities and challenges facing high-skilled Chinese returnees. Asian and Pacific Migration Journal [SSCI], 25(1), 22-40. DOI: 10.1177/0117196815621806

Wen, W., Luo, Y., & Hu, D., (2014). Bridging the gap between Western and Chinese evidence in the international education market, China and World Economy[SSCI], 22(6): 87-102. DOI: 10.1111/cwe.12093

Shi, J.H., Wen, W., Li, Y.F., & Chu, J., (2014). China College Student Survey: Breaking Open the Black Box of the Process of Learning. International Journal of Chinese Education, 3(1):132-159.

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