Wen WANG (Dr)

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Wen WANG (Dr)

Executive Dean of the Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University of China

Dr. Wang Wen, Executive Dean of Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University of China (RDCY). He also holds office as Standing Director of World Socialism Research at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, columnist at Sina Finance and Guancha Syndicate, as well as Special Analyst at the Xinhua News Agency. Wang had studying and researching experiences at Lanzhou University, Hong Kong Baptist University, the Johns Hopkins University-Nanjing University, and Peking University. Upon receiving his master’s degree, Wang joined Global Times, and worked as reporter, news editor, history editor, chief Op-eds Editor and Editorial Writer. He was also a member on the editorial board in charge of commentaries. He was the winner of the China News Awards in 2011. Wang has translated, co-edited and independently written thirteen books including Theories of World Governance: A Study in the History of Ideas, International Relations in Political Thoughts, A Truth Speaking China, Fantasy of Major Countries: Record and Contemplation Traveling the World and Finance is A Cup of Afternoon Tea, to name a few. Leaving the media sector in early 2013, Wang was instrumental in the establishment of the Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies at Renmin University of China (RDCY), a new-style think tank. Presently, RDCY has been recognized as one of the “150 top think tanks in the world” in the 2014 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report, launched by the University of Pennsylvania. Together with the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and Development Research Center of the State Council, RDCY is among the seven Chinese think tanks selected.

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