Xia Liping is Dean and Professor of School of Political Science & International Relations at Tongji University in Shanghai. He is Vice President of Shanghai Institute for International Strategic Studies (SIISS), Vice Chairman of Shanghai Association of International Studies, and Vice President of Shanghai Center for RimPac Strategic and International Studies (CPSIS). He is also Senior Guest Fellow of Institute of International Technology and Economics in Center for Development Studies under the PRC State Council. He specializes in Asian security, nuclear nonproliferation, and China’s foreign strategy. He holds a Ph.D. in world history from the East China Normal University. He got the Master Degree of Law from the Luoyang Foreign Language University in 1991. From December 2007 to April 2008, he was Director of Department of American Studies, and Director of Center for Latin American Studies at Shanghai Institute for International Studies (SIIS). From 1996 to November 2007, he was Director of Department of Strategic Studies at SIIS. From 1989 to 1996, he was Associate Professor of Institute for Strategic Studies, National Defense University, Beijing. He has published many books and papers. Three of his latest books are “Contemporary International System and Strategic Relations among Major Powers”, “China’s Peaceful rise” and “Security and Arms Control in the Asia-Pacific Region”. He was Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council of the United States from 1994-1995, visiting scholar at Monterrey Institute of International Studies in 1999, the Hong Kong University in 2002, the Stockholm University in 2005 and visiting scholar at Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung EU Office in Brussels in April-May, 2009.
2012-2013 CSCC Distinguished Visiting Research Scholars
Professor Wang Xixin is a Professor of Constitutional and Administrative Law of Peking University Law School, and the Deputy Director of Constitutional and Administrative Law Research Center of Peking University.
During 1998-99, Prof. Wang was a visiting scholar and a senior fellow of the Center for Chinese Legal Studies at Columbia University School of Law. Since 2003, Prof. Wang has also served as a Fellow of the China Law Center of Yale Law School. Professor Wang has been very active in participating in China's administrative law reforms for many years. Since 1999, he has served as a working member of China Administrative Legislative Research Group, an academic team advising China's NPC Standing Committee Legal Affairs Working Commission on administrative law reforms. Since 2001, Professor Wang has been a major drafter of China's Administrative Procedure Act. He has also been a Research Consultant for the NPC Standing Committee General
Professor Wang's research fields cover administrative procedure, public participation, rulemaking, and comparative administrative law studies. He had published more than 30 papers on major law journals in both China and the United States.
In addition, Professor Wang also presented papers and talks in many academic forums, including Columbia Law School, Yale Law School, Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholarship and Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Prof. Wang is the founder and the Director of Center for Public Participation Studies and Supports (CPPSS) of Peking UniversityOffice since 2002, and Vice Chairman of Beijing Administrative Law Society since 2005.