Weiqi Zhang, PhD

Assistant Professor, Government

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Education

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

Research Interests

  • East Asian Politics
  • Political Economy

Employment History

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

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
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Courses Taught

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