Dr. Zhenjiang Zhang is currently a full Professor of International Relations, the Vice Dean of the School of International Studies/the Academy of Overseas Chinese Studies, Director of the Center for Transnational Migration Studies in Jinan University, Guangzhou, China. He got his Ph.D in Nanjing University and the University of Hong Kong.
Professor Zhang’ research fields cover the history and theories of international relations, China’s Foreign policy, ASEAN studies. He is currently doing researches on translational migration and international relations. He has published several monographs. His published papers in Chinese are in key journals of international studies in China, which include World Economy and Politics, Foreign Affairs Review, Southeast Asian Studies, Contemporary Asia-Pacific, History Monthly, papers in English in journals like American Journal of International Politics and Development Studies, Journal of Ritsumeikan Social Sciences and Humanities, Compass, Southeast Asian Journal of Social and Political Issues and some book chapters in English. He also published widely on newspaper including Yangcheng Evening Post and Times Weekly.
Professor Zhang has extensive teaching experiences in China and abroad. He won the First Prize Teaching in English in Jinan University in 2008. He was twice invited to teach a post-graduate course titled “China’s Foreign Policy” in Rohdes University in South Africa and help to supervising PhD students there. He was also invited to teach “Foundations of International Relations” and “Theories of International Relations” in United International College, jointly founded by Beijing Normal University and Hong Kong Baptist University.
He can supervise PhD candidates on topics including China’s foreign relations, Chinese in Africa and Africans in China, transnational migration and international relations, and ASEAN studies.