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Research interests

My research interests include the psychological meaning of survey response styles, values, and public opinions across cultures (countries and ethnic groups). I am especially keen in comparative quantitative research methods such as structural equation modeling, multilevel analysis, and survey development and adaptations in cross-cultural contexts.



Ph.D (cum laude), Cross-Cultural Psychology, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands, 2011-2015

Master of Arts, Intercultural Communication, Shanghai International Studies University, Shanghai, China, 2007-2009

Bachelor of Arts, Marketing, Dongbei University of Finance and Economics, Dalian, China, 2003-2007



World Bank Consultant, Oct 2015 ? June 2016

Humboldt Post-doc Fellow, German Institute for International Educational Research, Frankfurt, Oct 2015- Jan 2017

Thomas J. Alexander Fellow, OECD, Paris, April - Sep 2015

Marketing and Purchasing Officer, Totally Work Wear, Mackay, Australia, 2010

Research Assistant, Intercultural Institute, Shanghai International Studies University, China, July-December, 2009

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Research Output 2012 2020


An integrated approach to bias in a longitudinal survey in the United Kingdom: Assessing construct, method, and item bias in the General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-12)

Benítez, I., Adams, B. G. & He, J., 2019, In : Assessment. 26, 7, p. 1194-1206

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Mental Health
United Kingdom
Surveys and Questionnaires
3 Downloads (Pure)

Cross-cultural comparability of noncognitive constructs in TIMSS and PISA

He, J., Barrera-pedemonte, F. & Buchholz, J., 2019, In : Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice. 26, 4, p. 369-385

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
PISA study
mathematics studies
science studies
personality traits

Research methods

He, J. & van de Vijver, F., 2019, The handbook of culture and psychology. Matsumoto, D. & Hwang, H. C. (eds.). 2 ed. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, p. 161-180

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific