Dr LIN, Cong Jason    林聰 博士
Assistant Professor
Department of International Education
Contact
ORCiD
0000-0001-6971-0375
Phone
(852) 2948 6133
Email
jclin@eduhk.hk
Address
10 Lo Ping Road, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong
Scopus ID
57841527400
ResearcherID
A-6411-2022
Research Interests
Comparative and international education
Philosophy of education
Civic/moral/multicultural education
Politics of education
Identity

Teaching Interests
  • The Sustainable Development Goals and Education
  • Life Education and Whole-person Development
  • Ideals and Reality: Urban Environments
  • Truth and Falsity: Critical Thinking
  • Life Coaching Through Sports
  • Faith and Reason
  • Morality and the Good Life: A Comparative Perspective
External Appointments

Secretary/treasurer: AERA Confucianism, Taoism, Buddhism and Education SIG

Assistant Editor: Brill Research Perspectives in Philosophy of Education Series

Associate Editor: Cogent Social Sciences

Associate Editor: Journal of Modern Educational Research

Editorial Board Member: British Educational Research Journal

Editorial Board Member: Humanities & Social Sciences Communications

Editorial Board Member: Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education

Editorial Board Member: The Curriculum Journal

New Scholar Board Member: Multicultural Education Review

Personal Profile

Jason Cong LIN is an Assistant Professor in the Department of International Education at the Education University of Hong Kong. He holds a PhD from the University of Hong Kong, and was a Fulbright Scholar at Harvard University. He is the author of National Education in Hong Kong in the New Era (Palgrave Macmillan, 2025), and Multiculturalism, Chinese Identity, and Education: Who Are We? (Routledge, 2022). His research has been published in well-regarded journals, such as Journal of Contemporary ChinaDaedalusGlobalisation, Societies and EducationEducational Philosophy and Theory, and Asia Pacific Education Review.


Jason’s research has received grants and awards from governments and institutions around the world. These include the Spencer Foundation, Fulbright Scholarship program, Philosophy of Education Society of Australasia, Comparative & International Education Society, Korean Association for Multicultural Education, the Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research, the Hong Kong Research Grants Council, and the Ministry of Education. His works focus on incorporating intercultural knowledge, skills, and values in education; providing minority and Global South perspectives on educational issues; and working with schools and policy-makers to improve education for all students.


Jason is the secretary/treasurer of the AERA Confucianism, Taoism, Buddhism and Education SIG, an Assistant Editor of the Brill Research Perspectives in Philosophy of Education Series, and an Associate Editor of the Cogent Social Sciences and Journal of Modern Educational Research. He is also on the editorial board for British Educational Research Journal, Compare, Humanities & Social Sciences Communications, Multicultural Education Review, and The Curriculum Journal.

Research Interests

Comparative and international education
Philosophy of education
Civic/moral/multicultural education
Politics of education
Identity

Teaching Interests

  • The Sustainable Development Goals and Education
  • Life Education and Whole-person Development
  • Ideals and Reality: Urban Environments
  • Truth and Falsity: Critical Thinking
  • Life Coaching Through Sports
  • Faith and Reason
  • Morality and the Good Life: A Comparative Perspective
External Appointments

Secretary/treasurer: AERA Confucianism, Taoism, Buddhism and Education SIG

Assistant Editor: Brill Research Perspectives in Philosophy of Education Series

Associate Editor: Cogent Social Sciences

Associate Editor: Journal of Modern Educational Research

Editorial Board Member: British Educational Research Journal

Editorial Board Member: Humanities & Social Sciences Communications

Editorial Board Member: Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education

Editorial Board Member: The Curriculum Journal

New Scholar Board Member: Multicultural Education Review

Research Outputs

Scholarly Books, Monographs and Chapters
Jason Cong Lin (2025). Ethnic Minorities: Cultural Perspectives, Stereotypes and Social Challenges. New York: Nova Science Publishers.
Jason Cong Lin (2025). National Education in Hong Kong in the New Era. London: Palgrave Macmillan.
Jason Cong Lin (2023). Multiculturalism, Chinese Identity, and Education Who Are We?. London: Routledge.
Chao Su, Cong Lin (2021). UN Work on anti-discrimination. Amanda Lange Salvia, The Springer Encyclopedia of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: Reduced Inequalities (n/a). New York: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-71060-0_96-1
Michael A. Peters, Liz Jackson, Janet Orchard, Cong Lin (2020). Encyclopedia of Teacher Education. Singapore: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-1179-6
Cong Lin (2019). Understanding Cultural Diversity and Diverse Identities. Walter L. Filho, The Springer Encyclopedia of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: Quality Education (n/a). New York: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-69902-8_37-1

Journal Publications
Jason Cong Lin, Yuting Shen (2024). Cultural Nationalism and Its Effect on Chinese Higher Education: Continuity and Variation. Asia Pacific Education Review, n/a, n/a. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12564-024-09943-8
Jiali Xu, Jason Cong Lin (2023). Meritocracy, Financial Investment, and Education Equity in Higher Education in China. Journal of Modern Educational Research, n/a, n/a.
Jason Cong Lin (2023). Rethinking nationalistic history in China: Towards a multicultural Chinese identity. Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism https://doi.org/10.1111/sena.12395
Liz Jackson, Jason Cong Lin (2023). The politics of reading textbooks: Intergenerational and international reflections on China. Educational Philosophy and Theory https://doi.org/10.1080/00131857.2023.2239446
Jason Cong Lin (2023). The Rising China is Not a “Sick Man” Anymore: Cultural Nationalism in the Xi Jinping Era. Journal of Contemporary China. Doi:10.1080/10670564.2023.2214513.
C. Lin & L. Jackson (2022). Patriotism in Moral Education: Toward a Rational Approach in China. Journal of Moral Education, N/A, N/A.
Jason Cong Lin, Liz Jackson (2022). Assimilation over protection: Rethinking mandarin language assimilation in China. Multicultural Education Review, 13(4), 338-361. https://doi.org/10.1080/2005615X.2021.2006117
Lin, J. C. & L. Jackson (2022). Just Singing and Dancing: Official Representations of Ethnic Minority Cultures in China. International Journal of Multicultural Education, 24(3), 94-117.
Jason Cong Lin (2022). Chinese Patriotism: Inward and Outward Perspectives. Asia Pacific Education Review https://doi.org/10.1007/s12564-022-09780-7
Wright, E., Lin, C., & Lu, J. (2022). The Turning Tide of the International Baccalaureate in China: When Global Dreams Meet National Priorities. Globalisation, Societies and Education https://doi.org/10.1080/14767724.2022.2115342
Cong Lin (2020). Protect humanity by denying it? Reflections on my cancelled Fulbright scholarship. PESA Agora, n/a https://pesaagora.com/ideas/protect-humanity-by-denying-it/
Jason Cong Lin, Liz Jackson (2020). Make China great again: The blood-based view of Chineseness in Hong Kong. Educational Philosophy and Theory, 53(9), 907-919. https://doi.org/10.1080/00131857.2020.1807938
Jason Cong Lin, Liz Jackson (2020). Decolonization, nationalism, and local identity: Rethinking cosmopolitanism in educational practice in Hong Kong. Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 40(1), 87-97. https://doi.org/10.1080/02188791.2020.1725431
Jason Cong Lin, Liz Jackson (2019). Politics in history education in Hong Kong: Towards critical political education. Educational Studies in Japan, 13, 39-54. https://doi.org/10.7571/esjkyoiku.13.39
Jason Cong Lin, Liz Jackson (2019). Multiculturalism in Chinese history in Hong Kong: Constructing Chinese identity. Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 39(2), 209-221. https://doi.org/10.1080/02188791.2019.1621796
Jason Cong Lin, Liz Jackson (2019). From shared fate to shared fates: An approach for civic education. Studies in Philosophy and Education, 38(6), 537-547. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11217-019-09658-z
宋友文、林聰 (2018)。 以對話機制凝聚多元性:新世紀美國價值教育發展的新趨勢。 教學與研究,2018(9),70-76。 http://jxyyj.ruc.edu.cn/EN/abstract/abstract16086.shtmlpublished version

Conference Papers
Jason Cong Lin (2024, April). Multiculturalism, Chinese identity, and education: Who are we?. Paper presentation]. 2024 Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association: "Dismantling Racial Injustice and Constructing Educational Possibilities: A Call to Action" (AERA 2024), U.S.

All Other Outputs
Cong Lin & Liz Jackson (2022). Teaching “Justice Citizens” in Australia: A Book Review of Activist Citizenship Education. A Framework for Creating Justice Citizens. Democracy and Education (Article 9). Democracy and Education.