Professor and Director, Center for Russia and Central Asia Studies
BA in Russian Language and Literature, Shanghai Institute of Foreign Languages; MA in Russian Literature, Nanjing University. 1986-2004, Research Fellow and Director, Department of Russia and Central Asia, Shanghai Institute for International Studies. 1989-90, Visiting Scholar, Moscow Institute of International Relations; 2011, Visiting Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington DC. Professor and Director, Center for Russia and Central Asia Studies; Director, Center for Shanghai Cooperation Organization Studies, Fudan University, Shanghai, China. Vice-Chairman, Chinese Society for the Study of Sino-Russian Relations. Main research areas are Sino-Russian relations, Russian foreign policy, relations between China and Central Asia, and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. Author of analytical articles in Chinese, Russian and English. Author: Central Asia: Views from Washington, Moscow, and Beijing (2007); The Shanghai Cooperation Organization: Analysis and Outlook (2012). Co-Author, China's Central Asian Diplomacy (2008).