The Zhongguo Inistitute

The Zhongguo Institute is an independent, non-partisan, online network think tank founded in 2018 with a mission to improve the world’s understanding of China and China’s understanding of itself.

Staff and affiliates of the Zhongguo Institute include:

Senior Fellows:

  • Prof. Gordon (Guoping) Feng, Maritime Silk Road Institute, Hainan Normal University
  • Prof. Quanbao Jiang, Institute for Population and Development Studies, Xi’an Jiaotong University
  • Prof. Emilian Kavalski, School of International Studies, University of Nottingham
  • Prof. Yingyi Ma, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University
  • Prof. Feng Qiushi, Department of Sociology, National University of Singapore

Former interns:


The Zhongguo Institute can be reached via e-mail at: The organizer of the Zhongguo Institute, Salvatore Babones, can be reached directly at: