Associate Professor|Chi-I Lin

07-5252000 ext 5868


PhD in English Literature, University of Edinburgh, UK


  • 2020 NSYSU Superior teaching award.
  • 2020, 2019 NSYSU Research achievement award.
  • Associate Editor, International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education (IJSHE) (2021/02 to date)
  • Regional Coordinator, Solve Climate by 2030, Open Society University Network (OSUN) (2021/01 to date)
  • Committee, Ocean Affairs Council, Taiwan (2019 to date)
  • Organizer and instructor, New Southbound Policy Educational Exchanges: Deepen exchange with ASEAN and South Asian countries, Ministry of Education, Taiwan (2018-2020).
  • Director, Division of Student Exchange, Office of International Affairs, NSYSU(2012/08-2014/07)

Research Interests

Education for sustainable development, interdisciplinary learning, Shakespeare studies, visual methodologies

Teaching Courses

  1. Urban Agriculture and Sustainable Development
  2. Sustainable Oceans: An Eco-dialogue between Marine Literature and Marine Science
  3. Science, Media and Culture
  4. Approaching Shakespeare: On Page and on Stage
  5. Guide Appreciation of Arts
  6. Service Learning: Training in Museum Organization at the Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts

Research Projects

  1. 2021-2022. Participatory visual methods and education for sustainable development: Theories, practices, and educational applications in higher education (Book project. MOST 110-2511-H-110-014). PI
  2. 2018-2020. Knowing food and growing food: A study of the impacts of engaging undergraduate students in urban agricultural practices (MOST 107-2511-H-110 -004 -MY2). PI
  3. 2019-2020. Exploring sustainable agricultural paradigm: Cultivating university students’ kinship with the land through campus farming (MOE 1080254).
  4. A study on East-West cultural diversity in science culture (MOST 108-2918-I-110-004). PI
  5. 2017-2018. The fostering of undergraduates’ perceptions of the human-animal-nature relationship via museum animal science and humane education (MOST 106-2511-S-110-006). PI
  6. 2016-2017. eLife of Animals: Project of promoting animal and environmental science education through integrating Chimei Museum and community resources (MOST 105-2515-S-110-001). PI
  7. 2015-2017. An Evaluation of Undergraduate Students’ Interdisciplinary Learning Outcome with regard to Ocean Sustainability Literacy: Exploring the Ocean Sustainability Education Model (MOST 104-2511-S-110-012-MY2). PI
  8. 2014-2015. An Evaluation of Undergraduate Students’ Conceptions, Awareness and Responsibility with regard to Ocean Sustainability: Auto-Photography and the Interdisciplinary Study of Sustainable Oceans (MOST 103-2511-S-110-003). PI
  9. 2010-2013. Exploring the Development of College Students’ Situational Interest in Learning Science (NSC 99-2511-S-110-001-MY3).CO-PI, PI

Main Publications

Book chapters and Journal papers

  1. Lin, C. I. (2021). Campus farming and sustainable agriculture: Values and Beliefs. In Handbook of Best Practices in Sustainable Development at University Level, World Sustainability Series. Springer. (proposal accepted).
  2. Lin, C. I. & Li, Y. Y. (2018). Protecting Life on Land and Below Water: Using Storytelling to Promote Undergraduate Students’ Attitudes toward Animals. Sustainability 2018, 10(7), 2479. (SSCI).
  3. Lin, C. I. & Li, Y. Y. (2018). Sustainability Interdisciplinary education for facilitating undergraduate students’ holistic thinking and conflict resolution competencies: A study on education for ocean sustainability. Chinese Journal of Science Education, 26(1), 1-27. (TSSCI).
  4. Li, Y. Y. & Lin, C. I. (2018). A Study of the Relationship Between Undergraduate Students’ Interdisciplinary Competence, Interdisciplinary Curriculum Participation, and Social Problem Perceptions. Chinese Journal of Science Education, 26(S), 419-440. (TSSCI).
  5. Lin, C. I. & Li, Y. Y. (2017). An Auto-Photographic Study of Undergraduate Students’ Conceptions of Ocean Sustainability. International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 18(4), 554-575. (SSCI).
  6. Lin, C. I. (2017). Reading the past for the future: Exploring undergraduate students’ environmental consciousness through a place-based ecocritical approach of using Shakespeare’s plays. Journal of General Education: Concept and Practice, 5(1), 111-136.
  7. Lin, C. I. (2017). Empress and temptress: The construction and constriction of writing Cleopatra in Mary Sidney’s Tragedy of Antonie and Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra. In A. Tomiche (Ed.), Le Comparatisme comme approche critique/Comparative Literature as a Critical Approach. Tome 1 – Affronter l’Ancien / Facing the Past (537-549). Paris: Classiques Garnier. DOI : 10.15122/isbn.978-2-406-06524-1.p.0537
  8. Lin, C. I. (2015). Integrating Humanities and Scientific Thinking in Cultivating Civic Literacy: Interdisciplinary Teaching and Course Design. In Shu-ing Shyu (Ed.). Civil Literacy: Cross-Boundaries (87-108). Kaohsiung: National Sun Yat-sen UP.
  9. Lin, C. I. (2014). Defining Nature in Shakespeare: The Role of Literature in Ecological Literacy. In Jui-Fang Chang (Ed.). Civil Literacy and Environmental Sustainable Development 2014 (243-253). Kaohsiung: National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences. (Best paper award).
  10. Lin, C. I. (2013). Maternity and Mourning with Queenship in Shakespeare’s Henry Ⅵ. Tamkang Review, 44(1), 25-46. (THCI core).
  11. Lin, C. I. (2012). “Honour and Maternity in Coriolanus.” Shakespeare in Culture. Bi-Qi Lei and Ching-His Perng (Eds.). Taipei: National Taiwan University Press. 55-87.

Conference papers

  1. Lin, C. I. (UK, 2021). Fridays for “Farms”: Campus Farming and the Transformation of Community Agri-Food Conceptions. Public Communication of Science and Technology (PCST) 2020+1, Virtual Conference. 27 April – 27 May.
  2. Lin, C. I. (Thailand, 2019). Engaging undergraduate students in campus farm practice and fostering campus-community interaction for promoting sustainable agriculture. 10th World Environmental Education Congress “Local Knowledge, Communication and Global Connectivity”, Bangkok. 03-07 November.
  3. Lin, C. I. (Sweden, 2019). Way of small farmer. Inter-University Sustainable Development Research Symposium “Accelerating the Implementation of Sustainable Development in the Curriculum”, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm. 10-11 September.
  4. Lin, C. I. (New Zealand, 2018). Using storytelling to communicate human’s relationship with animals: Impact on undergraduate students’ perceptions of human-animal kinship. Public Communication of Science and Technology 2018 (PCST), Dunedin. 4-6 April.
  5. Lin, C. I. (Canada, 2017). Community field trip learning and the development of undergraduate students’ responsible action toward ocean stewardship. 9th World Environmental Education Congress, Vancouver. 9-15 September.
  6. Lin, C. I. (Japan, 2017). Who’s “vision of the island”? Developing students’ sense of place and understanding of differences through a film adaptation of The Tempest. Film.East.West, Waseda University, Tokyo. 21-22 January.
  7. Lin, C. I. (Japan, 2016). The role of reading literature in promoting awareness and action with regard to ocean sustainability: Transportation experience. International Conference of East-Asian Association for Science Education2016 (EASE), Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo. 26-28 August.
  8. Lin, C. I. (Taiwan, 2016). Approaching Ocean Sustainability: Definitions and Decisions. Paper presented at Civial Literacy and General Education Conference. National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung. 24 June.
  9. Lin, C. I. (Sweden, 2015). An auto-photographic study of undergraduate students interdisciplinary learning for sustainable oceans. 8th World Environmental Education Congress (WEEC), Gothenburg. 29 June-2 July.
  10. Lin, C. I. (US, 2014). Field of feasts: The politics of banquets in Shakespeare. Paper presented at the 60th Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America, New York. 27-19 March.
  11. Lin, C. I. (US, 2012). “Forgive my Fearful Sails”: Cleopatra and inconstancy in war. Paper presented at the 58th Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America, Washington, D. C. 22-24 March.
  12. Lin, C. I. (2011, September). “Both our honour and shame in it”: Cressida’s ‘easy virtue’ in Shakespeare’s Troilus and Cressida. Paper presented at the British Shakespeare Association and Cambridge Shakespeare Conference on Shakespeare: Sources and Adaptation, University of Cambridge.

Performance Art Works

  1. 2014. Naming Banyan. ArTrend International Performance Art Festival: Mind and Sea. Tainan, Taiwan.
  2. 2003. Trial.  Marking/Paper/Skin. The 8th Nippon International Performance Art Festival. Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka, & Nagano, Japan.