Dr. Shanshan Guan received her PhD from University of Hull, England in August, 2018.
Research Interests and Experience
Her research interests cover adult higher education, vocational education and educational inequality of non-traditional students in higher education.
Shanshan Guan & Josef Ploner (2018) The influence of cultural capital and mianzi (face) on mature students’ orientation towards higher education in China. Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, doi: 10.1080/03057925.2018.1490999
Shanshan Guan & Fiona james (2019 in production) Staying afloat via guanxi: student networks, social capital and inequality in Chinese adult higher education. British Journal of Educational studies
Ourania Filippakou, Catherine Montgomery & Shanshan Guan (2017) Exploring the Paradigms of Higher Education Research: Emerging Research Discourses in China and the UK. SRHE Conference.