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Dr. Lorin Yochim

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., University of Alberta

Lorin Yochim is an Assistant Professor and Graduate Coordinator in the Faculty of Education at Concordia University of Edmonton (CUE), where he teaches courses to pre-service teachers and in-service teachers pursuing a master’s degree in educational leadership.

His research and scholarly work is in the area of cultural sociology of education (especially of Mainland China), critical ethno-geography, and cultural change. Among his recent publications is Navigating the Aspirational Cityan examination of the impact of reform and modernization on urban educational culture in a mainland Chinese city (available now from Brill).

Prior to joining CUE, he held a faculty position in the Institute of International & Comparative Education at Beijing Normal University. He also studied and taught for ten years in the Department of Educational Policy Studies at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.