Institute of African Studies
1990-91, Visiting Scholar, Lagos University; 2002-03, Visiting Professor, Dar es Salaam University. Currently: Professor and President, Institute of African Studies, Zhejiang Normal University (IASZNU); Adjunct Professor, China Foreign University. Has visited over 20 African countries. Author of numerous books and papers on Africa. Awarded "China-Africa Friendship Contribution Award-Move to Africa, 10 Chinese" by Chinese-African People's Friendship Association (2009).