Xin Huang

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

Where and what is your current position?

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

Is your current career path as you originally intended?


How does this job relate to your graduate degree?

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

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 are key things you did 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.

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

Keep learning every day.