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About the CCUSC

Visiting Scholars

To foster intellectual exchanges among scholars, CCUSC established a Visiting Scholars Program and now brings a number of rising Chinese scholars, officials, and business and professional figures to stay in Denver for periods varying from three months to a year. These Chinese scholars and officials have participated in our research projects and interacted with our graduate students. Along with the unfolding of this program, CCUSC has enhanced its profile with the new generation of Chinese intellectuals, emerging business and professional leaders, and rising government officials.

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Current visiting scholars include:

Yi Cunguo is a professor in the School of Humanities in Shanghai Jiao Tong University and is vice-dean of The Institute for Advanced Study in European Culture. His research includes Chinese and Western literature, art and related fields. While at the University of Denver, he will conduct research on the significance and impact of Mei Lanfang's 1930 visit to the U.S. with the Peking Opera Troupe-the first of its kind to introduce American audiences to authentic Chinese drama.

Yan Yan is a graduate student at Beijing Foreign Studies University. Her field of study is Diplomacy. She will conduct research at the University of Denver until September 2014. Her research will focus on the economic and political factors that will lead to transatlantic trade and investment partnership between the United States and Europe.

Liu Mingli is an associate research professor at the China Institute of Contemporary International Relations. He will be conducting research at the University of Denver until September 2014. He will be conducting his research on the topic of the power of currency as exemplified by US and European competition and cooperation.

Liu Zhongmin is a professor at Shanghai International Studies University. He will be conducting research at the University of Denver until October 2014. His field of study is International Politics. He will be conducting research on the topic of Islam in International Relations and Diplomacy in the Middle East.

Yan Xiangtao is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the National University of Defense Technology. He will be conducting research at the University of Denver until January 2015. His research topic is "the Conflict and Reconciliation of Ideology between US and China and Their Influence on the China-US Relation."

Cheng Mingming is a PhD candidate and Assistant Professor at Shanghai University. Her field of study is sociology. She will be researching in Denver until August 2014. Her research topic is "The Cross-culture Research of the Dimensions and Measurement of Meaning in Life between China and USA."

Shi Zehua is Associate Professor of International Relations at Beijing Foreign Studies University. He is conducting research on the topic "Foreign Intervention and the Development of Regime Legitimacy of Reconstruction States: based on the perspective of comparison between China and US."He will be researching at the University of Denver until February 2015.

Xu Taiping is an associate professor at Shanghai Ocean University. Her research project will focus on English language/American-style pedagogy and the links between language and culture on different teaching methods. She will be researching at the University of Denver until December 2014. 

Li Qiang is an undergraduate student at Beijing Foreign Studies University. His field of research is American Studies, focusing specifically on US-Vietnamese relations. He will conduct research at the University of Denver until September 2014.

Huang Haitao is an associate professor at Shanghai Normal University. His field of study is Higher Education. He will be researching in Denver until July 2014. His research topic is "The Comparative Research on the Student Learning Outcomes Assessment in Higher Education between USA and China." While at the University of Denver, he plans to further to carry out research methods through case studies, questionnaire surveys and interviews.

Liu Shining is an assistant professor at Shanghai Maritime University School of Economics and Management with a specialization in Economics. She will be researching in Denver until April 2014. Her research topic is "Foreign and Capital Flow with China's Macroeconomic Fluctuation." While in Denver, she plans to exchange ideas with U.S. colleagues in order to develop a research program.

Shao Juan is an associate professor of Literature and Culture at Shanghai University of Electric Power. She will be researching at the University of Denver until August 2014. Her research will revolve around the ways in which Chinese literature can reach Western audiences.

Tong Cangsong received his PhD in economics from Nankai University and is an associate professor of International Economics at Liaoning University. He will be researching the effect of trade on economic relationship between countries at the University of Denver until August 2014.

Yu Kai is a history professor at Shanghai University of Engineering Science. His research is on the topic of "China's Historical Narrative and National Identity in the Era of Globalization." While at the University of Denver, Yu plans to study American scholars' interpretations of China's modernization process and how "China's National Image" has changed in American media over time.

Zhao Qing is a PhD candidate at Zhongnan University of Economics and Law studying International Trade. She will be conducting research at the University of Denver until August 2014. Her research topic is "Research on Global Business Environment Transformation--- in the Perspective of Relationship between TRIMs of Host Country and DUP of TNCs."