Prof Jianguo SHI

Prof Jianguo SHI

Emeritus Professor



Ph.D., The Ohio State University, Ohio, USA, 1994

M.A., Nanjing University, China, 1985

B.A., Nanjing Normal University, China, 1982

Teaching Certificate, Changzhou Normal School, Jiangsu Province, China, 1973

Research Interests

Chinese linguistics

Phonetics and phonology

Historical linguistics

Chinese dialectology

Courses Regularly Taught

傳統語文學 Chinese Philology (CHLL3002), 2018

漢語語言學研究方法 (CHLL7101), 2018

漢語語言學專題:方言和通語 (CHLL7105), 2018

中國語言學專題高級課程 (CHLL8013), 2018

Professional Experience

2017 – 2018   Associate Dean of Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Macau (in charge of both undergraduate and postgraduate programs of FAH, Chair of Research Committee of FAH)

Acting Director of Research Centre for Humanities in South China, University of Macau

Deputy Dean of Confucius Institute, University of Macau

2015 – 2016   Acting Associate Dean of FAH, UM (in charge of both undergraduate and postgraduate programs of FAH, Chair of Research Committee of FAH)

2010 – 2015   Chair of Dean’s Advisory Committee on Research, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Macau

2009 – 2015   Coordinator of Graduate Program of Chinese Linguistics, University of Macau

2005   Referee to review a research proposal in phonetics and phonology for the Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong

2000 – 2009   Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong

1998 – 2000   Assistant Professor, Defense Language Institute, California, USA

1994 – 1998   Assistant Professor, Department of Chinese Studies, National University of Singapore, Singapore

1985 – 1988   Lecturer, Department of Chinese Language and Literature, Nanjing University, China

Awards & Honors

Fulbright Scholarship, USA, an awardee of Fulbright Scholarship from 1988 to 1993 to study doctorate programs in the United States of America

Conference Papers and Other Presentations


Selected Publications

2018  Perception of Mandarin tones: Effects of high-variability stimuli以多變異刺激感知漢語聲調的課堂實驗 (with Yuanyuan Zhang), Chinese as a Second Language 漢語教學研究―美國中文教師學會學報 53.1:75-91.

2018  Hong Kong Cantonese and its role of identification港式粵語及其身份認同功能, Chinese Journal of Language Policy and Planning No. 3:51-57.

2011  Historical Linguistics: Dialectal Comparison and Historical Strata歷史語言學:方音比較與層次 Beijing: China Social Sciences Press. Pp. 307.

2010  Holger Pedersen. 1924. Linguistic Science in the 19th Century, translated (in Chinese) by Jinhua Qian, annotated by Guoyao Lu and Jianguo Shi. Beijing: World Publishing Corporation. Pp. 334.