Dr Lu Hangyan Shelley

Centennial College - Dr Lu Hangyan Shelley

English and
​Applied Linguistics

Dr Lu Hangyan Shelley 盧杭艷博士

E-mail shelley.lu@centennialcollege.hku.hk
Tel (852) 3762 6200


Dr Lu had experiences of working in the business industry as a translator and interpreter, in tertiary institutions as a lecturer of English and as a researcher. She received her PhD in English language education from the University of Hong Kong. Her dissertation qualitatively explores Chinese and Swedish university students’ negotiation and constitution of gendered identities in their daily practices of reading English as a second language. Over the years, she has also done research in computer assisted language learning, language assessment, and English academic writing.

Dr Lu has served as an external reviewer for the journal of Critical Inquiry in Language Studies. With her prolonged teaching and research experiences in mainland China, Hong Kong and Sweden, Dr Lu is an ardent supporter of culturally responsive teaching philosophy.


Academic and Professional Qualifications

PhD (Education), The University of Hong Kong
MA (General and Applied Linguistics), Fudan University, China
Certificate (Gender Studies), University of Gothenburg, Sweden
BA (English Language and Literature), Nanjing University, China




Research Interests

Gender, Identity and Literacy
English Academic Writing
ICT in Language Education

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