Curriculum Vitae

Rong JIN
Associate Professor, School of Foreign Studies
Xi’an Jiaotong University
Name: Rong JIN
Place of Birth: Deyang, Sichuan
Phone: 86-15029289855

Mailing Address: School of Foreign Studies, Xi’an Jiaotong University,
                           28 W. Xianning Rd., Xi’an, 710049, Shaanxi, P.R.China
2001—2002  M.A. in American Literature, Leiden University, the Netherlands.
1989—1993  B.A. in English language and Literature, East China Normal University, Shanghai.
2011—Present    Associate Professor of English in the School of Foreign Studies, Xi’an Jiaotong University
2015.6—2016.6  Research scholar in University of Idaho, USA
2008.5—Present Part-time teacher in the School of International Education, Xi’an Jiaotong University
1998—2010        Senior Lecturer of English in the School of Foreign Studies, Xi’an Jiaotong University
1993—1998        Junior Lecturer of English in the School of Foreign Studies, Xi’an Jiaotong University
Major Tasks:
  • Teach Oral English Course, Advanced Multi-medium English Learning Course, English Writing Course to undergraduates of non-English majors
  • Teach Literary Translation, Western Literary Theory and 20th Century American Drama to MA Students majoring in English
  • Teach overseas students Chinese Language and Culture
1998 and 2003  Awards of Excellence in teaching at Xi’an Jiaotong University.
Excellent faculty member of the School of Foreign Studies of Xi’an Jiaotong University in the years 2001, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.
My research interests include English Literature, Literary Theory, Literary Translation and Practice. My current research work focuses on the eco-criticism of English literature.
1. Jin, R., “Frontiersmen’s life in Willa Cather’s and Crèvecoeur’s Works”, Volume 4, No.8,  Foreign Languages Teaching & Translation, 2005.
2. Jin, R., “Reality behind Absurdity--A Textual Analysis of “The Glass Mountain””, Volume 5, No. 8, Foreign Languages Teaching & Translation, 2006.
3. Jin, R., “The Rise of Ragtime”, Volume 37, No.10, Chinese Journal of Social Science, 2006.
4. Jin, R., “Music in the United States in the 1910s”, Volume 34, No.1, Chinese Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2007.
5. Jin, R., “The Application of the Theory of Conversational Implicature in Mini Talk of CET—4, Volume 4, No.3, Journal of Culture & International Languages, 2007.
6. Jin, R., “Sister Carrie in the consuming Context: in view of the cheating theme”, Volume47, No. 6, Journal of Henan University (Social Science), 2007.
7. Jin, R., “Sister Carrie in Consumer Society as Seen from Deception Within Non-verbal and Verbal Framework and the Fulfillment of Desires”, Volume 3, No.6, Canadian Social Science, 2007.
8. Jin, R., and Zhang, L.J., “Pragmatic Meaning and Translation of English idioms about Animals”, Volume 12, Chinese Journal of After-school Education, 2008.
9. Jin, R., “The Training of the Students’ Intercultural Competence in the Era of Globalization”, Volume 24, Contemporary Educational Science, 2010.
10. Wei, Z.X., Wang, F. and Jin, R., “New York in Social Transformation of the Nineteenth Century: Washington Square and The House of Mirth in the Neo-historicist Perspective”, Volume 49, No.2, Journal of Nanjing University, 2012.
11. Yang, F., Jin, R. and Ma, Y., “Euphemism in light of Cultural Translation”, Volume 32, No.1, Journal of Xi'an University of Architecture & Technology, 2013.
12. Zhang, M.L. and Jin, R., “The Analysis of O, Pioneer! from the Perspective of Spiritual Ecocriticism”, An Hui Literature, 2015.  
1. Co-author, “Model Tests for CET-4“Xi‘an Jiaotong University Press. Xi’an1998. ISBN 7-5605-0992-4/H.142.
2. Co-author, “Enlarge English Vocabulary through Reading”, Xi’an Jiaotong University Press. Xi’an, 2000. ISBN 7-5605-1323-9/H.268.
3. Co-author, “Chinese Version of Enlarge English Vocabulary through Reading”, Xi’an Jiaotong University Press. Xi’an, 2001. ISBN 7-5605-1323-9/H.268.
4. Co-author, “American Society and Culture”, Xi’an Jiaotong University Press. Xi’an2001. ISBN 7-5605-1348-4/H.280.
5. Chief editor and first co-author, “Selections from the Contemporary Writings”, World Publishing Company. Xi’an2001. ISBN 7-5062-5062-4/H.321.
6. Co-compiler, “Model Tests for CET-6“Xi‘an Jiaotong University Press. Xi’an2003. ISBN 7-5605-1603-3.
7. Associate chief editor,”Guide Book for the New College English Text Book (Book 2).”, Xi’an Jiaotong University Press. Xi’an2008. ISBN 978-7-5605-2799-4.
8. Co-author, “College English: Reading Course Book 4”, Northwest University Press. Xi’an, 2012.ISBN 978-7-5604-2943-4.
9. Co-editor, “Courseware of College English: Reading Course Book 4”, Northwest University Press. Xi’an, 2012. ISBN 978-7-900765-23-9.
RESEARCH PROJECTS INVOLVED (Selected from 9 research projects)
2008-2010  Participate in establishing “College English Net Courses”, sponsored by Xi’an Jiaotong University.
2008-2010  Leading researcher, “Spiritual Ecology in the Transitional Period of the Society——Studies on Sister Carrie and Jennie Gerhardt in Consumer Society”, sponsored by Xi’an Jiaotong University. 
2009-2011  Participate in the project titled “Studies on EU’s Cultural Policy”, sponsored by Shaanxi People’s Education Publishing House.
2012-2014 Leading researcher, “Crisis in Spiritual Ecology and Its Solution in the Transitional Period of the Society—From Theodore Dreiser’s Sister Carrie to Willa Cather’s O Pioneers!”, sponsored by Xi’an Jiaotong University.
2012-2014 Particiapate in the project titled “Studies on 'New York Novel' in the Neo-historicist Perspective”, sponsored by 
Shaanxi Academy of Social Sciences.