Global China Institute’s work is carried out with outsourcing experts in fields such as copy editing, proofreading, typesetting, graphic design, printing, website design and maintenance, legal advice, and logistical arrangements for visitors. 

People who share a common interest in comparing China with other countries and regions within its Asian and global contexts in a historical and contemporary matrix; and to compare Chinese people or their thoughts methodologically and theoretically within the broader context of human knowledge. All the members of staff work for Global China Institute, the non-profit interdisciplinary academic society, on a voluntary basis. Through them, Global China Institute interacts with a great number of research and academic institutions and other organizations.


Deputy Directors

  • Professor Jiaojiang Luo, Deputy Director of Global China Institute; Dean of Institute of Social Development, Wuhan University, China 
  • Dr Xiaodong Zhang, Deputy Director of Global China Institute; General Secretary and Executive Director of the Academic Board of China Management Science Society; ECO of Agile Think Tank, China

General Secretary


  • Dr Thomas Clarke, Trustee of Global China Institute; Senior Teaching Fellow, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Imperial College London, UK; Honorary Professor of Science, Technology & Society, STS Research Centre, Northeastern University, PRC
  • Mr Charles Grant, Trustee of Global China Institute; Director of  Centre for European Reform (A UK based think-tank devoted to making the European Union work better and strengthening its role in the world). He was Senior Editor of The Economist and a Director and Trustee of the British Council.
  • Dr Ning Tang, Trustee of Global China Institute, Executive Editor of Journal of China in Comparative Perspective (JCCP); Senior Lecturer in Sociology, Department of Psychology, Sociology and Politics; International Coordinator, Faculty of Development and Society, Sheffield Hallam University, UK

Governors of Governing Board

  • Professor Martin Albrow, Academic Advisor of Global China Institute and Editor of CCPN Global's book series; Honorary Vice-President, British Sociological Association (BSA); Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences (AcSS), UK; Emeritus Professor of University Wales, UK
  • Professor Kerry Brown, Director of the Lau China Institute at King's College, London; Associate Fellow, Asia Programme of the Chatham House, UK 
  • Professor Stephen Chan OBE, Professor of International Relations and World Politics, Foundation Dean of Law & Social Sciences, SOAS, University of London, UK
  • Professor Xiangqun Chang, Director of Global China Institute and CCPN Global; Editor of Journal of China in Comparative Perspective (JCCP); Chief Editor at the Global China Press, UK; Holder of several Professorships & Senior Fellowships at many universities in the UK and China
  • Dr Grace Yuan Cheng, Country Manager for Greater China of Russell Reynolds Associates, China
  • Ms Ingrid Cranfield, author, editor, educational adviser and recruitment consultant, former Deputy Mayor of the London Borough of Enfield, UK
  • Professor Hugo de Burgh, Director, China Media Centre, University of Westminster, UK;  Professor of PRC International Expertise Programme at Tsinghua University, China
  • Professor Stephan Feuchtwang, Honorary Editor, Journal of China in Comparative Perspective (JCCP); Emeritus Professor of the Department of Anthropology, the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK
  • Professor Wei Li, Chair of Centre for Applied Linguistics, Department of Culture, Communication and Media, IOE, University College London; Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences (AcSS), UK; former Pro-Vice-Master of Birkbeck College, University of London, UK
  • Professor WANG Wen, Executive Dean, Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University of China (RDCY), China
  • Professor XIE Lizhong, Director of Centre for Social Theory Studies, Peking University; Vice-President of Chinese Sociological Association, China 
  • Professor ZHANG Letian, Co-Director of Global China Institute and CCPN Global; Director of Research Centre for Social and Cultural Anthropology, and Director of the Contemporary China Social Life Archive and Research Centre (CCSLC), Fudan University, China

Research Fellows/Editors/Translators

  • Professor Keith Jackson, Review Editor of Journal of China in Comparative Perspective (JCCP); Professor of Doshisha University, Japan; Centre for Financial & Management Studies (CeFiMS), School of Oriental & African Studies (SOAS), University of London
  • Associate Professor Limei Gou, Research Associate/Translator of Global China Institute; Associate Professor of the English Department at Lanzhou University of Arts and Science (LUAS); former Dean of the Faculty of Business English at the LUAS
  • Associate Professor Jiayan Liu, Research Associate/Translator of Global China Institute; Associate Professor in School of Architecture, Tsinghua University, China
  • Professor Yufang Qian, Research Associate of Global China Institute; Member of International Consultation Board of Journal of China in Comparative Perspective (JCCP); Director of the Research Centre for Discourse and Communications, Zhejiang University of Media and Communications, China
  • Associate Professor Haiyan Xu, Associate Translator and Editor of Global China Institute; Associate Professor in School of Foreign Languages, Nanchang University, China

Associate Research Fellows/Editors/Translators


Assistant Researchers/Editors/Translators

Professional consultant/Technicians









研究员/ 编辑/ 翻译

副研究员/ 编辑/ 翻译

研究人员/ 编辑/ 翻译

助理研究人员/ 编辑/ 翻译等

  • 常诚先生,全球中国研究院助理研究人员/ 翻译
  • 杨蒙黛女士,全球中国研究院助理网络与平面设计人员;英国利物浦大学工业设计学士
  • 郑 茗女士,全球中国研究院研究人员; 英国威斯敏斯特大学媒体与社会传播研究生



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