Xiumei Zhou, from Zhucheng, Shandong Province, is a lecturer of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, SUSTech. She obtained her B.A. in history from Shandong Univeristy in 2004; M.A. in history from Sun Yat-sen University in 2006 and Ph.D. in ancient Chinese literature from Sun Yat-sen University in 2016. Before joining SUSTech, she worked as a lecturer and associate professor at Nanfang College of Sun Yat-sen Univeristy.
Her research interests include ancient Chinese history, drama and intangible cultural heritage. She used to teach ancient Chinese history; introduction to drama; basics of humanities; official document writing and writing practice among other courses for the undergraduates.