Yu-Chieh Wu is an educator who roams across class and academia with a special interest in global citizenship education. She is an East-West Center graduate degree fellow and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Global and International Education at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

Research Interests

The main body of her work focused on the impact of education on cultural values and how moral conflicts and the power dynamic mediated through language using mixed-methods approach. Diversity is not equal to inclusion. In the global context with increasing cultural contact, she believes educators have an obligation to foster mutual understanding between different cultural communities for the common good.

Ph.D. Track

Global & International Education

COE Affiliation

Educational Foundations



M.Ed., Learning Design and Technology. (2019)
University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Honolulu, HI

M.Sc., Psycholinguistics. (2010)
The University of Edinburgh, Scotland

Other Publications

Wu, Y. C. (2020). A Language Convergence / Meaning Divergence Analysis Exploring How International Students Perceive Learning. Comparative and International Education Society (CIES). Miami, U.S.A., April 20.
Wu, Y. C. (2019). Investigating Intercultural Communications Among International Students. The International Academic Forum (IAFOR). Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A., January 10.
Wu, Y. C. (2019). An instructional design project: Cultivate global competence through an online course for English teachers. Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education Conference (AACE). Amsterdam, Netherlands, June 26.