Liu Mingqian

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Academic Titles : 国际合作教育中心主任助理

Personal Profile

Dr. Mingqian Liu (she/her) is an assistant professor of Foreign Linguistics and Applied Linguistics - Cultural Heritage Development at Beijing Language and Culture University (Beijing, China). She is an experienced history and cultural heritage educator in higher education, museum, and K-12 settings. She is skilled in qualitative research, curriculum design, community engagement, and mentorship. Her research interests include architectural and urban history, historic preservation, heritage interpretation and translation, and museum education. She holds a Ph.D. in Architecture from Texas A&M University (College Station, Texas), an M.A. in History of Art and Architecture from Boston University (Boston, Massachusetts), and a B.A. in International Studies from the University of Iowa (Iowa City, Iowa). She is a season ticket holder of Beijing FC.

Education Background

2008.8 2011.5

  • The University of Iowa
  • International Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • 大学本科毕业

2011.9 2013.5

  • Boston University
  • History of Art and Architecture
  • Master of Arts
  • 硕士研究生

2013.8 2021.5

  • Texas A&M University
  • Architecture
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • 博士研究生

Work Experience

2015.6 2016.5
  • Tsinghua University Art Museum
  • Department of Public Education and External Relations
  • Visiting Scholar
2021.8 Now
  • Beijing Language and Culture University
  • "Cultural Heritage Development" BLCU-NTU Joint Master's Programme Office
  • Assistant Professor

Social Affiliations

  • Member:
    Society of Architectural Historians;
    Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians;
    Urban History Association;
    Association for Asian Studies;
    Association of Academic Museums and Galleries;
    International Council of Museums (ICOM-U.S., ICOM-CAMOC, ICOM-UMAC).

  • Peer reviewer:
    Journal of Planning Education and Research;
    Journal of Sustainable Tourism.

  • UNESCO World Heritage Volunteers:
    The Grand Canal Cultural Mapping Project, UNESCO WHITRAP Beijing;
    The Grand Canal World Heritage Monitoring Volunteer Program, UNESCO WHITRAP Beijing;
    "Ripple Action" Youth Heritage Volunteer Program, UNESCO WHITRAP Shanghai.

Research Focus

  • Architectural and Urban History
  • Cultural Heritage Conservation
  • Museum Education