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Faculty Profile

Weixing Chen

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Public Policy Leadership
Chair and Professor of Public Policy Leadership
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105 Odom Hall
University, MS 38677
(662) 915-7347
Joined UM: August 1, 2013

Brief Bio

Dr. Chen teaches international policy courses. He served as President of the Association of Chinese Political Studies in 2001-2003 and on the editorial boards of three professional journals. Dr. Chen had served as Chair of Department of Political Science, International Affairs & Public Administration at East Tennessee State University (ETSU) for six years before he joined the University of Mississippi as chair of Department of Public Policy Leadership in 2013. As a scholar, he has published books and articles in professional journals and contributed chapters to many books.


English Literature
Shandong University (1982)
International Relations
Institute of International Relations (1986)
Political Science
Northern Illinois University (1992)

Committee Memberships

CLA Faculty Equilty Leadership Advisory
Ad Hoc Committee
CLA-Res.&Creative Achievement Awards
Ad Hoc Committee