Sneak peek! Guests introduction of the third Commons Workshop

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2020 Commons Workshop

Urban Commons and Sustainable Development

Conference Schedule

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Guests Introduction I (In order of speech)

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Dr. WANG Yahua is professor and associate dean in the School of Public Policy and Management at Tsinghua University, China. He was a Visiting Scholar at Indiana University, under the guidance of Professor Elinor Ostrom. Dr. Wang has been appointed as IASC’s national coordinator of China. He has also served in the editorial board of International Journal of the Commons. His research interests include governance of commons and policy process, environmental and natural resources management.

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Dr. Marco A. Janssen is president of the International Association for the Study of the Commons, and professor in the School of Sustainability of the College of Global Futures, Arizona State University. He has worked on integrated assessment models of climate change and sustainable development, and done research on environmental economics and the evolution of institutional rules. He currently studies how robust interactions between social agents and their environment evolve or can be designed. He is interested in understanding how ecological dynamics, institutional arrangements, and human decision-making characteristics affect how human activities fit with the environment. Dr. Janssen teaches courses in agent-based modeling, and institutions and the environment.

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Dr. Wai-Fung (Danny) Lam is a professor in the Department of Politics and Public Administration of the Faculty of Social Sciences, the University of Hong Kong. Wai-Fung (Danny) Lam finished his undergraduate study at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and received a Ph.D. in Public Policy from Indiana University, Bloomington. Professor Lam is an expert in institutional policy analysis, the commons, social innovation, civil society, and public governance. His research has focused on the design of efficient institutional arrangements for the governance and management of public affairs. Professor Lam has served on the editorial committees of Public Administration Review (PAR), International Review of Administrative Sciences (IRAS), Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis (JCPA), Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly (NVSQ), and Asian Politics and Policy (APP), and is co-editor of The Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Administration.

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Dr. Eduardo Araral is an associate professor and co-director of the Institute of Water Policy in the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, part of the National University of Singapore. He holds a PhD in Public Policy from Indiana University-Bloomington on a Fulbright PhD Scholarship with Elinor Ostrom (2009 Nobel Laureate in Economics) as his supervisor. He specializes on the study of collective action in the commons and public goods, especially the drivers of bureaucratic behaviour. He has published in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Public Administration Review, Governance, Policy Sciences as well as in specialized policy oriented journals such as World Development, Environmental Science and Policy, Land Use Policy, Telecommunications Policy, Water Policy and Water Resources Research and Science of the Total Environment.

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Prof. LAN Zhiyong is a professor in the School of Public Policy and Management at Tsinghua University, China, the Tenured Professor of Arizona State University, America, and Adjunct Professor of Renmin University of China. He is a member of China Society of Administrative Reform(CSOAR). He was Editor in chief of Public Administration and Policy Review. Professor Lan has served on the editorial committees of Public Administration Review and American Review of Public Administration.

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Prof. YANG Lihua holds the positions of Tenured Professor in the School of Government, Director of the Department of Public Policy in the School of Government, Field Leader of Public Administration in the School of Government, Research Professor of the Institute of State Governance, and Vice Director of the Academic Committee of the Institute of Public Governance at Peking University, Beijing, China.

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Prof. YANG Hongshan is an associate dean and professor of the School of Public Administration and Policy at Renmin University of China. He is the deputy Secretary-General of National MPA Education Steering Committee. His research interests include policy process in China and Urban grassroots governance.

Guests Introduction Ⅱ (In order of speech)

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Dr.YAN Yilong is an associate professor in the School of Public Policy and Management at Tsinghua University, China and Deputy Dean of the Institute for Contemporary China Studies, Tsinghua University. He specializes on the research of China’s roads、Medium and long-term strategic planning. He has published a number of monographs.

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Dr. WANG Xiaoli is an associate professor, Department of Social and Ecological Development, Party School of the Central Committee of CPC (National Academy of Governance). Wang Xiaoli focuses her research and project design on commons and rural governance.

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Dr.ZHOU Qian is assistant professor in the School of Public Affairs at Xiamen University, China. She received a Ph.D in the Department of Politics and Public Administration of the Faculty of Social Sciences, the University of Hong Kong. She specializes on the research of governance of commons, public policy and institutional analysis.

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Dr.YIN Chengzhi is an associate professor in the School of Public Policy and Management at Tsinghua University, China. He teaches the course of Urbanization & Social Development for MPA and MDP students. His research interests include urban and regional planning as well as urban governance. He is a German Chancellor Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, winner of the Special Award for Canadian Studies, a member of the Chinese People’s Friendship Association with Germany, as well as a member of the Beijing Urban Management Society.

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Dr.CAI Jingjing is an associate professor in School of Economics,Xiamen University, China. She received a Ph.D at Renmin University of China and a Joint Training Ph.D. of Indiana University. She was a visiting scholar of University College Dublin and Michigan State University. Her research interests include Behavioral economics and coupling analysis of Socio-ecological System.

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Dr.JIANG Qiang is an associate professor in Business School of Sichuan University. His research interests include quantitative trading and financial engineering, financial analysis and stock price forecast of listed companies, environmental economics and accounting, public policy and governance.

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Dr. Raymond Yu Wang is an associate professor at the Center for Social Sciences, Southern University of Science and Technology. He holds a Ph.D. in Geography from the University of Hong Kong (2014). Working from the perspectives of political geography and political ecology, Dr. Wang’s work focuses on the political processes, institutional dynamics and social relationships in natural resources and environmental governance, with a particular interest in water issues such as irrigation institutions, urban and regional water conflicts and transboundary waters. His publications have appeared in reputable journals such as Regulation & Governance, The China Quarterly, Journal of Contemporary China, Ecology & Society, Land Use Policy. He has also served in the editorial board of Water Alternatives.

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Prof. Chai Ying is a professor in the Faculty of Economics and a member of the Academic Committee at Guangdong University of Finance & Economics, China. She received a Ph.D in School of Economics at Nankai University, China. She worked as postdoctoral fellow at Beijing Normal University. She was a visiting scholar of Arizona State University. Her research interests include resource economics, environmental governance and rural development, especially focus on sustainable development of irrigation systems and agricultural water resources. She has published in SSCI and CSSCI journals such as Ecological Economics, International Journal of the Commons, Economic Perspectives, Journal of Public Management, China Rural Survey.

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Dr.Su Yiqing is an assistant professor in School of Public Administration, Guangxi University. He worked as postdoctoral fellow in the School of Public Policy and Management at Tsinghua University, China during 2017-2019. His research interests include governance of commons, governance of food safety and agricultural and forestry economic management.