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Honorary Lecturer, College of Arts and Social Sciences, Australian National University

Dr Angela Lehmann is a sociologist who has spent 15 years working in the Australian and mainland Chinese university sector. She holds honorary positions with the ANU and the University of Xiamen. Angela is the author of 'Transnational Lives in China: Expatriates in a globalising city' (Palgrave 2014) and editor of 'Destination China: Immigration to China in the Post-Reform Era' (Palgrave 2019). She has several years experience in the international higher education sector in both Australia and China.


  • 2019–present
    Adjunct assistant professor, The Australian National University
  • 2017–present
    Adjunct assistant professor, The University of Xiamen
  • 2019–2020
    Leader, Major Research Projects, The Regional Australia Institute
  • 2017–2019
    Policy Analyst, Universities Australia
  • 2013–2017
    Assistant Professor, The University of Xiamen
  • 2010–2012
    Researcher, Matrix Knowledge


  • 2010 
    The Australian National University, PhD
  • 2000 
    The Australian National University, Bachelor of Arts (Sociology) (Honours)
  • 1999 
    The University of Canberra, Bachelor of Communications (Journalism)


  • 2018
    Destination China: Immigration to China in the Post-Reform Era, Palgrave MacMillan
  • 2014
    Transnational Lives in China: Expatriates in a Globalising CIty, Palgrave MacMillan

Professional Memberships

  • The Australian Sociological Association