Weiqi Zhang, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Government

Phone: 617-573-8128
Fax: 617-367-4623
Email: wzhang18@suffolk.edu
Office: 73 Tremont St., Rm. 1078



Education

  • PhD, University of Georgia
  • MA, University of Kentucky
  • BA, Fudan University, China

Fields of Interest

  • East Asian Politics
  • Political Economy

Employment

Assistant Professor of Government, Suffolk University, 2015 – present
Lecturer of Political Science, Middle Georgia State College, 2014 – 2015
Adjunct Professor, North Georgia College and State University, 2014

Publications and Conference Presentations

Zhang, Weiqi. 2012. “Treating Economic Coordination Continuously: Retesting the Varieties of Capitalism on National Innovation Style”, Proceedings of the Georgia Political Science Association 2011

Zhang, Weiqi. 2011. "China's Market Transition: A Third Reform Strategy." Fudan Journal of the Humanities & Social Sciences 4 (3):1-18

“The Contingent Value of Political Capital on Upward Mobility: Evidence from China” (with Lei Xu and Juan Ling). Southern Management Association 2015 Conference (St. Pete Beach), October 2015

“Corruption as an Insurance Policy: Private Investment and Political Risk in China” (with Robert Grafstein and Rongbin Han), American Political Science Association 2014 Annual Conference (Washington, DC), August 2014

“Changing the Brains: How the Communist Party of China Successfully Adapts to Capitalism”, American Political Science Association 2014 Annual Conference (Washington, DC), August 2014

“From Engineers to Economists: How the Communist Party of China adapts to Capitalism”, Midwest Political Science Association 2014 Annual Conference (Chicago, IL), April 2014

“From Engineers to Economists: A Path through the Stage of Industrialization,” Southern Political Science Association 2014 Annual Conference (New Orleans, LA), January 2014.

“Innovation in Informal Economy Organizations” (with Juan Ling), caucus presentation at the Academy of Management 2012 Annual Meeting (Boston, MA), August 2012

“Treating Economic Coordination Continuously: Retesting the Varieties of Capitalism on National Innovation Style,” Midwest Political Science Association 2012 Annual Conference (Chicago, IL), April 2012.

“Treating Coordination Continuously: Retesting the Varieties of Capitalism,” paper presented at the Georgia Political Science Association 2011 Conference (Savannah, GA), November 2011

Courses Taught

GVT 201 – Statistics for Political Science
GVT 385 – South Asian Politics