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Dr ZHU, Kejin

Dr ZHU, Kejin

Post-doctoral Fellow

Academic Unit of Social Contexts and Policies of Education


PhD (HKU), M.S.Ed (Penn), BA (SISU)


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(852) 3917 0398


Room 667, Meng Wah Complex

Research Expertise

  • Education in China
  • Higher Education Policy and Practice
  • International and Comparative Education

  • China's Higher Education Engagement with Southeast Asia
  • Comparative Intellectual Traditions
  • Higher Education Policy and Practice in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  1. Zhu, K.* & Yang, R. (2022). China’s emerging soft power resources in Southeast Asia: eA Case Study of Cambodian Participants from Chinese Higher Education Programs. Higher Education Policy.
  2. Ma, J., Zhu, K. *, Cao, Y., Chen, Q., & Cheng, X. (2022). An empirical study on the correlation between university discipline and industrial structure in the Guangdong, Hong Kong, and Macao greater bay area. Asian Education and Development Studies, 11(1): 23-41.
  3. Zhu, K., Ma, J. & Cai, Y. (2021).New Exploration on the Organizational Model of Industry-education Integration Mechanism in the Context of Emerging Engineering Education.Research in Higher Education of Engineering, 2:39-46. (in Chinese)
  4. Zhu, K. Ma, J. & Liu, Q. (Accepted, forthcoming in 2022). The Mechanism and Efficiency of the PI-mode Research Management at Neotype Research Universities in China. Fudan Education Forum. (in Chinese)
  5. Ma, J. Zhu, K. *& Cai, Y. (Accepted, forthcoming in 2022). The Organizational Innovation and Challenges of University Technology Transfer System: A case of Southern University of Science and Technology.Journal of Higher Education Management. (in Chinese)

Book Chapters

  1. Zhu, K. *& Yang, R. (Accepted, forthcoming in 2022). China’s engagement with Southeast Asia in higher education. In International Encyclopedia of Education (4th edition). Elsevier.
  2. Zhu, K., Ma, J., & Cao, Y. (Accepted, forthcoming in 2022). Higher Education and Talent Ecosystem in China’s Greater Bay Area: A Correlation Analysis. In Mok, K, H (Ed.), Higher Education, Innovation and Entrepreneurship from Comparative Perspectives. Springer.

Selected Conference Presentationa & Invited Talks

  1. Zhu, K. (2021). The Mechanism and Efficiency of the PI-mode Research Management at Neotype Research Universities in China. Paper presented at 2021 Annual Forum of Institutional Research Branch, CAHE
  2. Zhu, K. (2021).A Case Study of the PI-mode Research Management in Chinese Universities: From a Perspective of Organizational Decentralization. Paper presented at 6th JoLii 2021 Conference.
  3. Zhu, K. (2020). Universities as Sympoiesis in Building an Innovative Talent Ecosystem in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area. Panel organizer and presenter at CIES 2020.
  4. Zhu, K. (2020). China’s Emerging Resources of Soft Power in Southeast Asia: Experiences of Cambodian Students in Chinese Universities. Paper presented at ECER 2020.
  5. Zhu, K. (2020). First Forum on Education in China’s Greater Bay Area Series: How Can the Universities and Academic Profession Contribute? Invited Speaker at the Consortium for Higher Education Research in Asia, University of Hong Kong.     
  6. Zhu, K. (2019). An Empirical Study on the Correlation between University Discipline and Industrial Structure in the Guangdong, Hong Kong, and Macao Greater Bay Area. Paper presented at the 2019 Peking-Lingnan-Wisconsin Education Forum.
  7. Zhu, K. (2018). Chinese University Model as Benchmark for Southeast Asia. Paper presented at the International Young Leading Scholar Forum at Beijing Normal University.