Dr. Hongyu Wang

By Nicholas Ng-A-Fook

In this third episode, Dr. Nicholas Ng-A-Fook interviews Hongyu Wang, a curriculum scholar at Oklahoma State University. In 2019, she was the recipient of the OSU-Tulsa President’s Outstanding Teaching Award. During their conversation, Dr. Wang shares her perspectives on nonviolence education in relation to our current lived experiences. She addresses some of the following concepts: systemic inequities, neoliberal drive to compete, cross-cultural journeys in China and the United States, life history research, currere, teaching nonviolence education as a positive life force, interconnectedness, interdependence, Carl Jung’s archetypes, collective consciousness, and shadow work, psychic integration, personhood, poststructuralism, relationality, and so much more.