Concordia University

Dr. Jing Iris Hu, Department of Philosophy

David Ward
Office: S-M 309 
M Annex,
2135 Mackay
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 2524
Website(s): Academia Profile
Availability: By appointment.


Ph.D.: Duke University, North Carolina (2017)
M.Phil.: The Chinese University of Hong Kong (2008)
B.A.: Wuhan University (2006)

Jing Hu is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Concordia University. Her research facilitates a cross-cultural and interdisciplinary dialogue between Confucianism and Western ethics through a close study of moral emotions and virtues such as sympathy/empathy, honesty, and shame. She also studies the cultivation and education of these emotions in public lives.  

Teaching activities

Fall 2019-20

PHIL 285 - Non-Western Philosophy
PHIL 430 - Advanced Studies in Ethics

Research activities

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Melanie specializes in coaching individuals and teams in the acquisition of effective motivation skills, feedback techniques, leader-employee relations and parenting skills. She makes concepts easy to understand, engaging and ensures that her methods result in new skill sets that lead to organizational and personal success.
Melanie holds a Master of Science in Administration (M.Sc.) from the John Molson School of Business, Concordia University. Specialized in Organizational Behaviour, she lectures at the John Molson School of Business, such courses as Contemporary Business Thinking, Organizational Behaviour, Training & Development, and Leadership &Motivation.


M.Sc. (John Molson School of Business, Concordia University)


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