Justine Zhinxin Su, Ph.D.
Professor of Educational Leadership
CSUN Coordinator of International Programs
Director of CSUN China Institute
CSUN Fulbright Program Representative Room 265, University Hall, CSUN Northridge, CA 91330-8222
Office: Room 1219, Education Building and Room 265, University Hall
Phone: (818) 677-2138
Fax: (818) 677-4691
Teaching Interests: Educational Foundations, Comparative and International Education, Action Research
Research Interests: Comparative and International Education, educational leadership, school-university partnership, teaching and teacher education, school reform
1. Su, Zhixin. 1990. “Peer Group Function in Teacher Socialization,” Phi Delta Kappan, 71(9): 723-727.
2. Su, Zhixin. 1990. “Exploring the Moral Socialization of Teacher Candidates,” Oxford Review of Education, 16(3): 367-391.
3. Su, Zhixin. 1991. “An Organizational Analysis of Central Educational Administration in China,” in Irv Epstein (ed.), Chinese Education: Policies, Problems and Prospects. New York: Garland Publishing, pp. 375-393.
4. Su, Zhixin. 1992. “Sources of Influence in Preservice Teacher Socialization,” Journal of Education for Teaching, 18(3): 239-258.
5. John Goodlad and Zhixin Su. 1992. “Organization of the Curriculum,” in Philip Jackson (ed.), Handbook of Research on Curriculum, 327-344. New York: MacMillan.
6. Su, Zhixin. 1992. “What Schools Are For: An Analysis of Findings from a National Study,” International Review of Education, 38(2): 35-55.
7. Su, Zhixin. 1993. “The Study of the Education of Educators: A Profile of Teacher Education Students,” Journal of Research and Development in Education, 26(3): 125-132.
8. Su, Zhixin. 1994. “Ideal Goals and Real Emphases in American Education: Teacher Candidates’ Perspectives,” Professional Educator, 18(1): 19-30.
9. Su, Zhixin, Jilin Su, and Sue Goldstein. 1994. “Teaching and Learning Science in American and Chinese High Schools: A Comparative Study,” Comparative Education, 30(3): 255-270. (Also reprinted in the Research Paper Series by the Center for Pacific Rim Studies, University of California, Los Angeles).
10. Su, Zhixin and Xian Chen. 1994. “A Comparative Study of High School Science Education in the U.S. and China,”(in Chinese), Curriculum and Teaching Methods, 5:53-55.
11. Su, Zhixin. 1994. “Future Teachers: Report from Southern California,” Kappa Delta Pi Record, 30(2): 62-66.
12. Su, Zhixin. 1994. “Who Will Teach Our Children: Implications for the Teaching Profession,” Professional Educator, 16(2): 1-10.
13. Su, Zhixin, Sue Goldstein, and Jilin Su. 1995. “Science Education Goals and Curriculum Designs in American and Chinese High Schools,” International Review of Education, 41(4): 271-388.
14. Su, Zhixin. 1995. “A Critical Evaluation of John Dewey’s Influence on Chinese Education,” American Journal of Education, 105(3): 302-325.
15. Su, Zhixin. 1996. “Why Teach: Profiles and Entry Perspectives of Minority Students as Becoming Teachers,” Journal of Research and Development in Education, Vol. 29, No. 3, pp. 117-133
16. Su, Zhixin. 1996. “Teaching, Learning, and Reflective Acting: A Dewey Experiment in Chinese Teacher Education,” Teachers College Record, Vol. 98, No. 1, pp. 126-152.
17. Su, Zhixin, Suzanne Goldstein, Gordon Suzuki, and Tina Kim. 1997. “Socialization of Asian Americans in Human Service Professional Schools: A Comparative Study,” Urban Education, Vol. 32, No. 2, pp. 279-303.
18. Su, Zhixin. 1997. “Teaching as a Profession and as a Career: Minority Candidates’ Perthespectives,” Teaching and Teacher Education, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 1-16.
19. Su, Zhixin. 1998. “Becoming Teachers: Minority Candidates’ Perceptions of Teaching as a Profession and as a Career,” chapter in D. John McIntyre and David M. Byrd (eds.), Strategies for Career-Long Teacher Education, Teacher Education Yearbook VI (New York: Corwin Press, Inc., A Sage Publications Company): pp. 179-198.
20. Su, Zhixin. (1999). “Creating an Equal Partnership for Urban Education and Teacher Education Renewal: A California Experience,” a chapter in D. John McIntyre and David M. Byrd (eds.), Professional Development Schools, Teacher Education Yearbook VII (New York: Corwin Press, Inc., A Sage Publications Company): pp. 46-60.
21. Su, Zhixin. (1999). “John I. Goodlad and John Dewey: Implications of Their Ideas for Education and Democracy in China,” in Kenneth A. Sirotnik and Roger Soder (eds.), The Beat of a Different Drummer: Essays on Educational Renewal in Honor of John I. Goodlad (New York: Peter Lang): pp. 151-164.
22. Su, Zhixin. (1999). “Asian Education,” a chapter in Robert F. Arnove and Carlos Torres (eds.), Comparative Education: Dialectic of the Global and the Local (New York: Rowman and Littlefield): pp.329-344.
23. Su, Zhixin, Jeanne Adams, and Elliot Mininberg. (2000). “Profiles and Preparation
of Urban School Principals: A Comparative Study in the U.S. and China,” Education and Urban Society, Vol. 32, No. 4, pp. 455-480.
24. Su, Zhixin, John N. Hawkins, Tao Huang and Zhiyi Zhao. (2001). “Choices and Commitment: A Comparative Study of Teacher Candidates Profiles and Perspectives in the U.S. and China,” International Review of Education, Vol.47, No. 6: 611-625.
25. Su, Zhixin, John N. Hawkins, Zhao Chuanhua and Tao Huang. (2002). “Student Teachers in Tibet: A Case Study,” Journal of Education for Teaching, 28(1): 17-33.
26. Su, Zhixin. (2002). “Socialization Experiences of Asian American Students in Professional Schools: A Case Study,” a chapter in Research on the Education of Asian and Pacific Americans (edited by Clara Park, A. Lin Goodwin, and Stacey J. Lee), pp: 155-176. Greenwich, Connecticut: Information Age Publishing.
27. Su, Zhixin, Jeanne Adams, and Elliot Mininberg (2003). “Ideal Schools for the 21st Century: A Comparative Analysis of American and Chinese Principals’ Views and Visions,” Journal of School Leadership, 13(2): 199-218.
28. Su, Zhixin, David Gamage, and Elliot Mininberg (2003). “Professional Preparation and Development of School Leaders in Australia and the United States,” International Education Journal, 4(1): 42-59.
29. Su, Zhixin. (2003). “Collaborating for Urban School and Teacher Education Renewal: Perspectives on the Development of School-University Partnership,” a chapter in Forging Alliances in Community and Thought: Research in Professional Development Schools (edited by Irma Guadarrama, John Ramsey and Janice Nath), pp: 331-376. Greenwich, Connecticut: Information Age Publishing.
30. Su, Zhixin, Haihua Qin, and Tao Huang (2005): “The Isolated Teacher: What We Can Learn from the Chinese,” Wingspread Education Journal, 7-13.
31. Su, Zhixin, David Gamage, and Elliot Mininberg (2005): “School Reform in the New Century: A Comparison of American and Australian Principals’ Values and Views,” International Journal of Educational Reform, 14(2): 232-249.
32. Su, Zhixin. 2006. Chief Editor for the translation of John I. Goodlad’s book, A Place Called School, published by East China Normal University Press, Shanghai, China.