Sun Xiaolan

The basic information

Sun Xiaolan

School of Foreign Languages



Associate Professor

Education Experience

Sept. 1999 to Apr. 2002: Master of Arts, majoring in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, Northwestern Polytechinical University

Sept.1992 to July: 996 Bachelor of Arts, majoring in English Education, Shaanxi Normal University


Feb. 2016 to Feb. 2017: Visiting Scholar, doing research in writing pedagogy, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, U.S.


Work Experience

May, 2014—Present: Associate Professor, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an Shaanxi, China

Apr. 2002Apr. 2014: Lecturer, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an Shaanxi, China


July, 1996Mar. 2002: Teaching Assistant, Northwestern Polytechinical University, Xi’an Shaanxi, China

Education And Teaching

Courses Teaching:

Non-English major, postgraduate level: Advanced English Writing

Non-English major, postgraduate level: Advanced English Listening and Speaking 

Awards Information

Scientific Research

Published Jounal Articles:

“Exploration on the Feminist Political Philosophy: Interview with Iris Marion Young” (translation work), Foreign Theoretical Trends, Dec. 2013

“Enlightenment of Gadamer’s Fusion of Horizons on Sino-Western Cultural Exchange and Cultural Construction of China”, Journal of Zhengzhou University, May, 2013

“Exploring on the Basis and Approaches of College General Education’s Philosophic Return”, Journal of Northwestern Polytechnical University, Jun. 2012

Funded Research: (Note: as a major participant of 3 - 4)

On Walter Benjamin’s Translation Philosophy, 30,000 RMB, by NWPU Endowment for Humanity, Social Science and Management, May, 2014

The Theoretical and Practical Value of Walter Benjamin’s Translation Philosophy, 10,000 RMB, by Shaanxi Provincial Social Science Foundation, Jan. 2013

The Construction of English Classroom Teaching Environment, 6000 RMB, by NWPU Higher Education Research Fund, Nov. 2013

Teaching of College English Writing Based on Wiki-Supported Collaborative learning, 3000 RMB, by NWPU Education and Teaching Reform Fund, Apr. 2009