Dr Xiaodong Li
Lecturer / Assistant Professor
Dr Xiaodong Li joined the Irish Institute for Chinese Studies in 2008 as a visiting scholar/Chinese Language Teacher from Chongqing University, China. She worked with the Institute until 2013. Dr Li returned to the IICS in 2021 as a Lecturer / Assistant Professor. She is lecturing both Chinese Language and other modules on Chinese Studies for undergraduate and MA students. In addition to lecturing, Dr Li has also been actively involved in cultural events organised by the Institute. She is currently the host of the Hello China radio programme.
Dr Xiaodong Li completed her PhD research at the UCD School of Politics and International Relations and was conferred in December 2021. Her research investigates the impact of China’s Household Registration System on Rural-urban Migration, with a specific focus on rural workers' subjective well-being. Prior to this, she was awarded an MSc in Politics and International Relations from University College Dublin.
Her research interests are public policy, urbanisation in developing countries, Hukou system, subjective well-being, composite index, internationalisation of curriculum, and migration.
讲师 / 助理教授