Reed, Gay Garland

Gay Garland Reed  桂佳燕
Assistant Professor, College of Education
Wist Hall: 956-7328
Department: 956-7913; Fax: 956-9100 e-mail:

BA 1968, California Western University
MEd 1987, University of Virginia
PhD 1991, University of Virginia

Professor Reed taught at Nanjing University in 1987-88 and returned to China in 1990 to do dissertation research on Chinese moral and political education. Her dissertation fo­cused on the communist role model Lei Feng and her China-related research interests in­clude Confucianism, Chinese education, changing values in the PRC, Chinese communist ethics, minorities in China, Chinese Americans, and calligraphy.

“Moral/Political Education in the People’s Republic of China: Learning Through Role
Models.” Journal ofMoral Education: Vol. 24, no. 2, pp. 99-111.

“Looking in the Chinese Mirror: Reflecting on Moral-Political Education in the United
States.” Education Policy: Vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 244-259.

“Sunday Chinese School: A Culture Affirming Mechanism in the Charlottesville Chinese
Community.” Pacific Proceedings: Spring 1993.

“Modeling as a Pedagogical Technique in the Art and Life of China.” The Journal of Aes­thetic Education: Vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 75-83.

“Materials for Political Socialization and Moral Education in the People’s Republic of China.” Proceedings ofChinese Education for the 21st Century Conference. Ed. Peter Hackett, et al. 1992: 65-68.