Julia Redei

Lecturer

Professional Biography

Julia Rédei is a transdisciplinary academic with a visual-verbal creative art practice that informs her approach to teaching, learning and research.

She joined Regent’s in 2003. She has been teaching across International Business, Business & Management and Liberal Studies at Foundation and Undergraduate levels and has supervised undergraduate dissertations.

Julia’s teaching areas include leadership, cross-cultural management, creativity, innovation and Modern Chinese History. Previously, Julia taught Business German at Regent’s, the London Business School and King's College London. Between 1992 and 1996, Julia lived in New York City where she worked as Language Manager at Bowne International, a financial printer and as Coordinator of Corporate Programs at China Institute.

Julia has a master’s degree in Public Administration (MPA) from the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, and an MA in Chinese Studies, Political Science and Public Law from Bonn University.

Julia has long been interested in Asia. She speaks Mandarin Chinese fluently and lived in China between 1984 and 1986. She has travelled, worked and studied in Southeast Asia, Japan and India. She is interested in Eastern thought and religions and how those impact past, present and future developments.

Qualifications

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education, Regent’s University London, 2017
  • Master in Public Administration, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, USA, 1992
  • MA Chinese Studies, Political Science and Public Law, Bonn University, Germany, 1989

Relevant Past Employment

  • 2003 – 2017, German Lecturer, Regent’s University London
  • 2004 – 2008, German Lecturer, King's College London and London Business School
  • 2000 – current, Self-employed Language Trainer
  • 1995 – 1996, Language Manager, Bowne & Co., Inc., New York
  • 1992 – 1994, Coordinator of Corporate Programs, China Institute, New York

Publications

  • Baker, R., Lewis, M., Ohlenschlager, C. E., Toselli, M., & Rédei, J. (2022). “Portraying What is in Front of You: Virtual Tours and Online Whiteboards to Facilitate Art Practice during the COVID-19 Pandemic” (2022) in Proceedings of the C&C '22: Creativity and Cognition Conference, Venice Italy June 20 - 23, 2022, pp. 350–363

Research Interests

Creativity and imagination, innovation, future trends, visual-verbal communication

Teaching

  • German for Business: Regent's University London, London Business School
  • Legal German: College of Law, City law firms

Examining

  • German for Business (BAIB)