Wang Maozu

Wang Maozu (Chinese: 汪懋祖; pinyin: Wāng Màozǔ; 4 March 1891 - 9 January 1949) was a Chinese educationist and philosopher.[1] In the 1920s, he earned his master's degree at the Teachers College, Columbia University under the instruction of John Dewey, then became a researcher at Harvard University. Several years later, he returned to China and taught at Beijing Normal University, Beijing Women's Normal College and National Central University.

Wang Maozu
Born4 March 1891
DiedJanuary 9, 1949(1949-01-09) (aged 57)
Suzhou, Jiangsu, China
Academic background
Alma materColumbia University
InfluencesJohn Dewey

In 1927, he resigned from National Central University and established Suzhou High School, based on Jiangsu Provincial No.1 Normal School.[2] During the Anti-Japanese War, he was a professor at the National Southwestern Associated University.


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  2. ^ "专业志 第十七章 教育界人物" (in Chinese). 苏州市地方志办公室. Retrieved 2012-01-01.