School Leadership
Dean
2016-06-02
 
Dai Changzheng

 
Professor
Dean of the School of International Relations, University of International Business and Economics.
 
Prof. Dai is one of China’s leading scholars in Political Science. He is a member of China’s Political Science Association and of the Chinese Public Administration Society. Prof. Dai is also an executive member of the Association of National Colleges of International Politics and of China Association of Policy Science. He has been invited to join the Expert Committee of the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security and holds a seat in the Committee of Experts of the National International Institute of Administrative Sciences.
 
Prof. Dai studied Political Science and earned his Master and Doctoral degree at Renmin University of China. He started his academic career in Anhui, where he soon raised to prominence as a backbone professor and distinguished academic; he was awarded with numerous awards for the excellence of his research and teaching by higher educational institutions at provincial and ministerial level. Prof. Dai joined the precursor of SIR, UIBE’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences since 2006, and has guided its institutional and academic development ever since.  
 
Dean Dai Changzheng published 4 monographs, in both Chinese and English. Some of his major works have been translated into foreign languages and have been published abroad. He lead several major national-level research projects and has been invited to join several international research projects, on a broad range of topics, from international to national level floating population or institutional change and good governance reform. Prof. Dai published over 50 academic articles in Chinese national and foreign academic journals. More than a dozen of his articles have been selected for republication by authoritative journals, such as, Xinhua Digest, Political Science, International Politics, Politics of China, Public Administration, Theories of Socialism with Chinese Characteristics, International Communism Movement, Contemporary History of China and Communist Party of China (issued by Renmin University of China Press).Prof. Dai’s works have been widely referred and cited, drawing significant attention from the world’s academia.
 
Provided his extensive expertise and long standing experience in the fields of Politics and Administration, he has often been invited to lecture abroad and conduct joint researches at reputed universities in the United States, Europe and Far East. He has conducted a joint research project at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Governance in the United States and been a key speaker at the 52nd Annual Conference of American Association for Chinese Studies. Prof. Dai has been invited to lecture on the administrative reform in China at the 64th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Public Administration in Washington DC. A post-doctoral fellow at the School of Public Administration of Seoul National University, Prof. Dai has been invited to deliver key note speeches and lectures on a wide range of topics related to transparency, governance transition and anti-corruption institutional reform at top Korean universities. His monograph,Government Reform, Public Participation and Governance Transition in China has been published at the prestigious Bumhak Press in Seoul. 
 
A seasoned scholar with a broad range of interests and expertise, Prof. Dai lectured in Europe on the core political readings of Confucius, Plato and Aristotle and in the Middle East on the issue of globalization and current institutional trends in the Chinese public administration.  
 
Prof. Dai’s current research interests cover a broad array of topics, ranging from Political Theory, Chinese Politics, Comparative Politics to Globalization and International Economic Relations.
 
Prof. Dai teaches both undergraduate and postgraduate programs at SIR. His courses range from Undergraduate-level Introduction to Political Science and Political Science Theories to Doctoral level International Political Economy. He remains an emblematic figure for the Chinese academia, inspiring hundreds of students through his teaching, research and developmental vision.

Courses 
Undergraduate program:
Political Science Theories; Public Administration Theories; Corporation Politics; Public Management Thoughts; International Strategy. 

Master’s Program:
Political Science; Government Tools; Power and Human Behavior Studies; Corporation Politics. 

Ph.D. Program:
International Political Economy

Major Publications
1. “The US’ Re-Entry in Asia and China’s Diplomatic Options towards its Neighboring Countries”, Journal of University of International Relations, No. 6, 2012.
2. “Economic Cooperation and Regional Stability in East Asia: A Chinese Perspective”, Contemporary Korea, No. 4, 2012.
3. “The Eighteenth Party Congress of CPC: Remodeling Political Legitimacy”, Scientific Socialism, No. 6, 2012. Reproduced in full by Communist Party of China (D2), Renmin University of China Press, No.4, 2013.
4. “New Changes and Challenges of Grassroots Political Administration in Modern China: Reflection on Rural and Urban Self-Governance”,The Journal of Jiangsu Administration Institute, No.1, 2012.
5. “Social Construction: International Experience and Practice in China”,People’s Tribune, No.6, 2011; Reproduced in full by Theories of Socialism with Chinese Characteristics (A3)Renmin University of China Press, No.9, 2011; Reproduced in Partial by Politics Digest, No.4, 2011.
6. “A Study on Three Dimensions of Effective Participation in Public Policy Process”, People’s Tribune, No.2, 2011.
7. “Ritual and Symbol: the ‘Art of Manipulation’ and ‘Power Skill’ of the Grass-Roots Politics in Contemporary China”,The Journal of Jiangsu Administration Institute, No.6, 2010.
8. “The Ideological Discourse Formation: Symbolic Space of Contemporary Chinese Grassroots Political Operation”,Journal of Renmin University of China, No.4, 2010; Reproduced in full by Theories of Socialism with Chinese Characteristics (A3)Renmin University of China Press, No.11, 2010.
9. “Talent Security and the Building of China’s Talent Security Strategy”(First Author), Contemporary World & Socialism, No.2, 2010.
10. “International Talent Flow and Talent Security”(First Author),Comparative Economic & Social Systems, No.6, 2009; Reproduced in full by Xinhua Digest, No.3, 2010.
11. “Dual Structure of Power in the Politics at the Local Level in Contemporary China”,The Journal of Jiangsu Administration Institute, No.3, 2009; reproduced in full by Politics of China (D4)Renmin University of China Press, No.8, 2009; reproduced in Partial by Politics Digest, No.3, 2009.
12. “The Construction and Promotion of China’s Soft Power under Open Economy”, Academic Forum, No.2, 2009.
13. “Causes for the Cross-border Population Movement and Its Influence on National Security” (First Author), Teaching and Research, No.1, 2009; Reproduced in full by International Politics (D7)Renmin University of China Press, No.4, 2009.
14. “An Analysis on Anti-terrorism Issue of International Population Floating”, Journal of Renmin University of China, No.2, 2009; Reproduced in full by International Politics (D7)Renmin University of China Press, No.5, 2009.
15. “Ways to Build a Dynamic Management Mechanism for Floating Party Members”, Expanding Horizons, No.5, 2008; Reproduced in full by Communist Party of China(D2), Renmin University of China Press, No.12, 2008.
16. “On Ways to Strengthen the Management of the Floating Party Members”, Dang Jian Yan Jiu, No.3, 2008.
17. “Changes in Social Transformation and Political Management in Contemporary China”, Social Science Research,No.1, 2008.
18. “The Problem of Building Civil Society Organizations in China’s Floating Population” (First Author), Chinese Public Administration, No.2, 2008.
19. “Politics on Floating: a Preliminary Exploration on the Issue of the Political Management of Chinese Floating Population” (First Author), The Journal of Beijing Administration Institute, No.1, 2008.
20. “People-oriented Public Administration and Its Practice in China”, Academics in China, No. 6, 2006; reproduced in full in Public Administration (D01) No. 3, 2007.
21. “Why Political Implementation Counts and How to Improve: A Comprehensive Review of Studies of Foreign Scholars”, Chinese Public Administration, No. 8, 2006; indexed in Xinhua Digest.
22. “Multiple Dimensions of People-oriented Public Administration”, Chinese Public Administration, No. 12, 2005; reproduced in full in Xinhua Digest.
23. “Operation of Grass-roots Politics under Personality Ethics in Contemporary China”, Theory and Reform, No. 2, 2005.
24. “Corruption and Anti-corruption: Severe Challenges China is facing in Transformation”, Chinese Public Administration, No. 9, 2004; reproduced in full SHEKE WENHUI, No. 11, 2004.
25. “State Authority Fragmentation: Causes, Impact and Countermeasures Analysis”, Chinese Public Administration,No. 6, 2004; reproduced in full in Political Science (D0) of Renmin University of China Press, No. 9, 2004 and in Politics of China (D4) of Renmin University of China Press, indexed in Public Administration, No. 9, 2004.
26. “Governance Theory and Practice of Chinese Government”, Chinese Public Administration, No. 2, 2002; the paper is widely cited by Chinese scholars and overseas journals, particularly cited in The Japanese Journal of Political Science, No. 4, 2003; indexed in Xinhua Digest and Public Administration of Renmin University of China Press.
27. “The Main Characteristics of Chinese Traditional Political Culture”, Expanding Horizons, No. 2, 2002; widely cited and indexed in Public Administration of Renmin University of China Press.
28. “The Political Socialization of Contemporary China”, YANTAI TEACHERS UNIVERSITY JOURNAL, No. 2, 2001; widely cited and indexed in Political Science of Renmin University of China Press.
29. “Hu Shi and the Communist Party of China”, Party History Research & Teaching, March, 2001; the paper contributed to Prof. Dai winning the second prize in the Postgraduate Research Paper Contest of 1999, hosted by Renmin University of China; partial contents named “Historical Investigation of the Relationship between Hu Shi and the Communist Party of China”were published in JIANGHAN TRIBUNE, No. 4, 1997 and reproduced in full inContemporary History of China (K4) of Renmin University of China Press, No. 6, 1997; cited in Historical Research etc.;indexed in Xinhua Digest. 
30. “On Wang Ming and the Communist International”, Party History Research & Teaching, No. 3, 1997; reproduced in full in International Communism Movement of Renmin University of China Press (D3), No. 4, 1997.
31. Revolutionary Morality: A Psychosexual Analysis of Twelve Revolutionists (translator of the book), Central Compilation & Translation Press, January, 2004; the book is widely reviewed and cited.
32. Frontiers of Political Science: Social Transformation and Political Development (First Author), Intellectual Property Publishing House, June, 2009.
33. The History of Chinese Revolution (Co-author), Anhui People’s Publishing House, August, 1995.
34. Major Debates: Records of Major Debates since the Founding of China (Co-author), Zhuhai Publishing House, August, 2008.
35. Political Science (chief editor), University of International Business and Economics Press, June, 2010.
36. “Study of Grass-roots Politics in Contemporary China”, doctoral dissertation, published by Central Compilation & Translation Press in the name of Grass-roots Politics---A Study of Grassroots Politics in Contemporary China.
37. Corruption and Anti-Corruption in China: Challenges and Counter measures, Journal of International Business Ethics, Vol.3 No.2, 2010.
38. The International Migration of Talent and Talent Security (1), Contemporary International Relations, Vol.20 No. 2, 2010.
39. The International Financial Crisis and China: Impacts, Challenges and Policies (1), The Korean Journal of Policy Studies, Vol. 25 No .1, 2010.
40. Readjusting the Relationships between Central and Local Governments in a China in Transition, The Korean Journal of Policy Studies, Vol.2, No. 1, 2003.
41. Government Reform, Public Participation and Governance Transition in China, Bukhara Press ltd., Seoul, Sept., 2003.
42. A Comparison of the Political Thoughts of Plato and Confucius, Paper Presented at the Philosophy Conference of Confucius and Aristotle, Athens, Greece, June, 2011.
43. Impacts of Financial Crisis on China and China’s Countermeasures, Paper Presented at the 18th Anniversary of the Korean Institute of Public Administration, Seoul, Korea, Oct. 2009.
44. Corruption and Cooperate Ways of Anti-Corruption in Private Sectors: China's Experiences, Paper Presented at the 5th International Seminar on Anti-Corruption Strategies in Public and Private Sectors. Seoul Institute for Transparency, the University of Seoul, June, 2005.
45. Corruption and Anti-Corruption: A Serious Challenge in a Developing China,Paper Presented at the 4th International Seminar on Anti-Corruption Strategies in Public and Private Sectors, Seoul Institute for Transparency, the University of Seoul, June, 2004.
46. Administrative Reform in China: Strategic Choices, Structural Adjustments and Institutional Innovations, Paper Presented at the 64th National Conference of American Society of Public Administration held in Washington, US, March, 2003;Proceedings of 2006 International Conference on Public Administration, Coventry, UK, Oct.2006(ISTP; ISSHP).
47. Chinese Government: From Governing to Governance,Paper Presented at the International Conference for the 45th Anniversary of the Korea Association of Public Administration, Seoul National University, Oct., 2001.
48. Building a New Governance Pattern in a China in Transition: Based on the SARS Crisis Management, Paper Presented at the 2nd Sino-US International Conference on Public Administration Jointly Held by Chinese Society of Public Administration and American Society of Public Administration, Renmin University of China, June, 2004.
49. Institutional Arrangements, Political Participation and New Governance in China , Paper Presented at the 1st Sino-US International Conference on Public Administration Jointly Held by Chinese Society of Public Administration and American Society of Public Administration, Renmin University of China, June, 2002.
50. Migration and Urban Environmental Problems in China, Paper Presented at the 52nd Annual Conference of American Association for Chinese Studies, Winston- Salem, North Carolina, US, Oct., 2010.
 
Papers /Speeches Delivered at International Conferences and Meetings 
1. August-December, 2011
Visiting scholar at the invitation of Harvard Kennedy School, specialized in the research on Domestic Population Movements and International Immigration.
2. June, 2011 
Key-speaker at the International Symposium of “Philosophical Thought of Confucius and Aristotle” in Athens, Greece, presented an academic report on “A Comparison of the Political Thoughts of Plato and Confucius”.
3. October, 2010
Key-speaker at the 52nd Annual Conference of American Association for Chinese Studies in Wake Forest University, presented an academic report on “Migration and Urban Environmental Problems in China”.
4. October, 2009
Key-speaker at the 18th Anniversary of the Korean Institute of Public Administration, International Symposium on “Public Administration and Governance in Economic Recession”, presented an academic report on “Impacts of Financial Crisis on China and China’s Countermeasures”.
5. July, 2007
Key-speaker at the 27th Conference of International Institute of Administrative Sciences in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, presented an academic report on “The Theory and Practice of People-Oriented Public Administration of Chinese Government in the Context of Globalization”.
6. June, 2005
Key-speaker at the 5th International Anti-corruption Academic Conference at Seoul Institute for Transparency, the University of Seoul, presented an academic report on “Corruption and Cooperate Ways of Anti-corruption in Private Sectors: China’s Experiences”.
7. June, 2004
Key-speaker at the 4th International Anti-corruption Academic Conference in Seoul Institute for Transparency, the University of Seoul, presented an academic report on“Corruption and Anti-corruption: A Serious Challenge in a Developing China”.
8. August, 2002- August, 2003
Postdoctoral fellow at the School of Public Administration, Seoul National University with a research on“Government Reform, Public Participation and Governance Transition in China: the International Perspective of Governance in Transition”; the book, Government Reform, Public Participation and Governance Transition in China as a collection of research reports and English papers was released in Sept., 2003 by Bumhak Press Ltd.
9. March, 2003
Key-speaker at the 64th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Public Administration in Washington DC, US, presented an academic report on “Administrative Reform in China: Strategic Choices, Structural Adjustments and Institutional Innovation”.
10. October, 2001
Key speaker at the 45th Annual Meeting of Korean Society for Public Administration, presented an academic report on“Chinese Government: From Governing to Governance”.
 
Major Research Projects 
1. “Government Reform, Governance Transition and Public Participation in the Perspective of International Comparison”, granted by the Korean Foundation for Advanced Studies, 2003.
2. “Study on WTO and Chinese Government Administration by Law”, 211 Project of Ministry of Education, 2004.
3. “Political Democracy and the Building of China’s Democratic Politics”, Commissioned by the Organizational Department of CPC Central Committee, 2006.
4. “Study on the Change in Governance and Institutional Innovation of China’s Local Government”, Research Project of UIBE, 2005.
5. “Study on the Political Management of Floating Population in Chinese Cities”, project of Humanities and Social Sciences Foundation of the Ministry of Education, 2007.
6. “Study on Political Participation of China’s Floating Population”, project of National Philosophy and Social Science Fund, 2008.
7. “Study on the Political Management of Beijing’s Floating Population in the New Age”, project of Beijing Philosophical and Social Science Fecundation, 2008.
8. “Strategy Study on International Competition of Chinese Labor Resources under the framework of WTO”, Key Discipline Project of 211 Project, Stage 3, 2008.
9. “Transnational Population Movements and National Security”, project of Academic Innovation Team in UIBE, 2010.
10. “Course System of Political Science and Teaching Methodology”, project of UIBE Elaborate Courses Programme, 2006.
11. “Study on Political Science”, project of Books for Postgraduates in UIBE, 2006.
12. “International Political Economy”, project of Beijing Elaborate Course Programme, 2009.
13. “Assessment of International Environment for Chinese Promotion and Construction of Emergency Mechanism”, research project of National Offices of Chinese Language Council, 2010.
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