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San Diego State University

Chinese Symposium

Dr. Ke Xu

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Dr. Ke Xu

Associate Professor and Chair
Policy Studies in Language and Culture
San Diego State University

Dr. Xu was born in China and immigrated to the US in 2002. He received his Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership and a Master’s in Statistics from San Diego State University. He also holds an undergraduate degree in Computer Information from Beijing Institute of Commerce.

Dr. Xu is currently the Dean of Staff & Student at e3 Civic High, a new innovative charter school located in the San Diego Central Library. He taught high school math and computer courses in China before working as the Beijing branch manager for the US-China Business Institute. After earning his MS and teaching credential in Mathematics and Mandarin, he became a math/Mandarin teacher at San Diego High-School of Business for the San Diego Unified School District. He subsequently worked as a Mandarin/math teacher at Riverview International Academy and as a Foreign Language Assistance Program coordinator for the Lakeside Union School District. He was instrumental in helping to develop the trilingual program for their district.

Having been a student and an educator in both China and the US, he is interested in culture and education, equity in education, and international education cooperation.