Mr. Berlin Fang

Position: Director of Instructional Design at Abilene Christian University
Country: United States of America
Berlin Fang is an education columnist. His major interests are faculty acceptance of educational technology, the diffusion of innovation, managed change, academic integrity, the ethnography of technology use in higher education, and cross-cultural comparisons of education.

He is currently Director of Instructional Design at Abilene Christian University. Prior to this, he was the Associate Director of North Institute at Oklahoma Christian University, Instructional Design Specialist for Marshall University, and program manager for American Management Association (China).  He graduated from Syracuse University with an M.S. in instructional design and Nanjing University with an M.A. in English Language and Literature.

Berlin Fang contributes his writing to such publications as Educause Review, South Metropolitan Daily, East Morning Daily, China DailyChinese Education News, Financial Times (Chinese), and World JournalHis essays have been compiled into several award-winning books, such as Beyond Knowledge,  and More than the Passing Grade.

Berlin is also a literary translator. His works include translations of V.S. Naipaul’s Bend of the River, Peter Ackroyd’s The Last Testament of Oscar Wilde, Annie Proulx’ That Old Ace in the HolePeter Conn’s Pearl Buck’s Cultural Biography, Cees Nooteboom’s All Souls’ Day , Betty Smith’s A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Joseph O’Neill’s Netherland, Colum McCann’s Let the Great World Spin and Songdogs, as well as William Faulkner’s The Sound and the Fury.

Berlin can be reached at berlin.fang@acu.edu