Associate Professor, University of Johannesburg

Prof Yu is an associate professor at the Department of Education Leadership and Management at UJ. She worked at at the Human Sciences Research Council before joining UJ. She holds Bachelor of Economics degree from the University of Shanghai for Science and Technology in China, Master in International Business from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration, and PhD from Educational Management and Policy Studies department at the University of Pretoria in South Africa. Her publication spans authoring and co-authoring of over 35 book chapters, journal articles, reports and policy briefs and 10 conference presentations. Her research interests primarily centers around knowledge production, learning and communication theories, educational technology, as well as counter narrative and comparative studies


  • –present
    Associate Professor, University of Johannesburg


  • 2008 
    University of Pretoria, Education