Yanyue is an Assistant Arts Professor of Interactive Media + Business (IMB) at NYU Shanghai where she works with the Program on Creativity and Innovation (PCI). She holds a PhD in Education from the University of Cambridge and a Master’s degree from the University of Oxford. Prior to joining NYU Shanghai, she worked as Rutherford Curatorial Researcher at London Science Museum and taught in ShanghaiTech University as an Adjunct Professor. She serves as an Advisory Board Member of Intellect China Library Series and External Expert at XNode (Startup and Corporate Accelerator). Yanyue is passionate about bridging disciplinary boundaries and experimenting with innovative research methods and pedagogies.
Lee, R.M. & Yuan, Y. (2018). Innovation Education in China: Preparing Attitudes, Approaches, and Intellectual Environments for Life in the Automation Economy. In Gleason, Nancy W. (Ed). Higher Education in the Era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Palgrave Macmillan, 93-119
Yuan, Y. & Hickman, R. (2016). Autopsychography as a form of self-narrative inquiry. Journal of Humanistic Psychology. doi: 10.1177/0022167816661059
Yuan, Y. & Hickman, R. (2016). ‘Tension’ and ‘care’ as cornerstones of criteria for poetic-visual inquiry as arts-based educational research. Visual Inquiry: Learning and teaching art, 4(3), 205-220
Yuan, Y. & Underwood, J. (2016). Torn between expectations and imagination: Alternative forms of communicating educational research. Cambridge Open-Reviewed Educational Research e-Journal, 3, 63-77
Yuan, Y., Stephenson, P., & Hickman, R. (2015). Museums as Alternative Settings for Initial Teacher Training: Implication of and beyond the ‘Take One Picture’ programme for primary art education. Visual Arts Research, 41(1), 27-42