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 City, an 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.