Kuo Zhang

Kuo Zhang

Lecturer in Teacher Education


Ph.D., University of Georgia, TESOL and World Language Education, 2020
M.Ed., University of Georgia, TESOL, 2013
B.A., Beijing Institute of Technology, English, 2010


Dr. Kuo Zhang is a Lecturer in Teacher Education (Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education). She has over ten years of cross-cultural teaching, learning and working experiences in the U.S., China and Nigeria in a variety of settings including K-12 schools and universities. Her research interests include arts-based research in education, linguistic anthropology and intercultural discourse studies. She aims to create artful classrooms for culturally and linguistically diverse students by embracing the aesthetics of students’ first language and cultural abilities, exploring the creative value of students’ “failure” and revisioning and training TESOL & CLD educators as creative teacher-artists. Dr. Zhang is also a poetry lover. She has a bilingual book of poetry (Chinese & English), Broadleaves (Shenyang Press). Her poem, “One Child Policy” was awarded second place in the 2012 Society for Humanistic Anthropology Poetry Competition held by the American Anthropological Association. Her poems have appeared in numerous literary journals, including The Roadrunner Review, Lily Poetry Review, Bone Bouquet, K’in, DoveTales, North Dakota Quarterly, Literary Mama, Mom Egg Review, Adanna Literary Journal, Raising Mothers, and MUTHA Magazine. More of Dr. Zhang’s publications can be found on: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Kuo_Zhang9

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