Curriculum vitae

Curriculum vitae


Jiehai Liu (Jack J-H Liu)

Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology
219 Ningliu Road, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210044, P. R. China


PhD candidate in Linguistics                           September 2012 — present

Nanjing University
Supervisor: Prof. Ren Zhang

Visiting  researcher                                            August 2014— August 2015

ACLC, University of Amsterdam
Supervisor: Prof. Enoch O. Aboh

MA in Linguistics                                                September 2004 — June 2007

Nanjing Normal University
Master of Arts
Thesis: Formal Semantic Analysis of Quantifier Scope Ambiguity in English
Supervisors: Lianhe Si, Bin Xin

BA in English                                                          September 1999 — June 2003

Nanjing Institute of Meteorology
Bachelor of Arts
with the highest GPA of the grade


Nanjing University of Information Science              August 2008 — present
& Technology (NUIST)


Introduction to Linguistics (undergraduate)
Advanced English I, II, III (undergraduate)

Nanjing University of Information Science               July 2003 — July 2008
& Technology (NUIST)

Teaching Assistant

Extensive Reading I-IV (undergraduate)
o English Elementary Writing I, II (undergraduate)



Numeral “Yi(one)” in Chinese Verbal Classifier Constructions,  Sinogram Culture 03/2015
The Philosophical Basis of Cognitive Linguistics: an Overview, Jiangsu Foreign
Language Teaching and Research, 21(6), 2014
Quantifier Scope Ambiguity in the Framework of HPSG, Yuwen Xuekan (Journal of Language and Literature Studies), 6(4), 2009, pp.6-9.
Overview of L2 Error Analysis Studies in China, Journal of Yangzhou University
(Philosophy and Social Science), 11(1), 2007, pp.208-212.


o  Co-author,    Selective    Reading    Course    for    Meteorology,    Beijing:    China Meteorological Press, 2012.
o  Co-author,  Appreciating  Western  Culture  in  the  Movie,  Nanjing:  Nanjing University Press, 2012.
o  Co-author, New World College English: Reading & Writing Course (1), Yilin Press & McGraw-Hill, 2009.


Body Part Nouns as Verbal Classifiers in Modern Chinese, The 1st International Conference on Cognitive Linguistics & Literature of China, Qinhuangdao, Hebei, P. R. China, October 2013.
Teaching Advanced English More Effectively, Annual College English Teacher Training Program of China, Wuxi, Jiangsu, P. R. China, August 2011.


2013      Visiting PhD researcher, funded by Jiangsu Government Scholarship for Overseas Studies.
2013      Research  member,  Semantic  Representations  of  Verbs  and  Dynamic Argument Structure from the Perspective of Cognitive Semantics (13BYY011, Ren Zhang), funded by China Scholarship of Philosophy and Social Science.
2009-2012    Research   grant   on   English   Extensive   Reading   Based   on   Learning Management System, funded by Scholarship of NUIST.
2007-2009    Research   grant   on   A   Study   of   Quantifier   Scope   Ambiguity   in   the Framework of HPSG, funded by Scholarship of NUIST.
2011        First Prize, National College English Teaching Contest (Jiangsu Division).
2011        Second Prize, National Courseware Contest, Ministry of Education of China.


o  Native speaker of Mandarin Chinese
o  Proficient in English (TEM-8, Test for English Majors-Grade 8)
o  Passed level-3 of Japanese Proficiency Test (JPT-3)
o  Elementary Bai and Yi vernaculars (Dali, Yunnan Province)



2012-present       Member, Foreign Linguistics Society of Jiangsu Province
2006-2014           Member, Linguistics Society of Jiangsu Province

(All info updated until 2015)