Xin Huang

University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
Associate Professor
Beijing, China
Milwaukee, United States of America
Faculty of Arts
The Legacy of the Maoist Gender Project in Contemporary China
Timothy Cheek, Valerie Raoul

What are your main responsibilities or activities in your current position?

Teaching graduate and undergraduate courses and doing research in Women's and Gender Studies.

How does your current work relate to your graduate degree?

My graduate degree is in Women's and Gender Studies, which is directly related to my work.

What do you like and what do you find challenging about your current position?

Keep learning every day.

Is your current career path as you originally intended?


What motivated you to pursue graduate work at UBC?

To pursue an academic career, my desire to learn, and commitment to feminism.

What did you enjoy the most about your time as a graduate student at UBC?

Great intellectual environment with leading scholars in the fields, the supportive community of faculty and students, and the diversity.

What key things did you do, or what attitudes or approaches did you have, that contributed to your success?

Setting a goal and never giving up. 

What is your best piece of advice for current graduate students preparing for their future careers?

All the work you have done will be recognized and will help build your future.

Did you have any breaks in your education?

Yes, but every experience is useful.


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