Dr. Jiemian YANG -- Chairman of the SIIS Council of Academic Affairs
Dr. Jiemian YANG was the President of the Shanghai Institutes for International Studies (SIIS) (2007-2013) and the Councilor of the Shanghai People’s Municipal Government (2014-2019) and now is the Chairman of the SIIS Council of Academic Affairs. Concurrently, Dr. Yang is Member of the Foreign Policy Advisory Group of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China, Member of Evaluation Group of Chinese Social Science Foundation, Member of Social Science Project Evaluation Group of the Ministry of Education of China; Vice President of China Association of American Studies, President of Shanghai Society of International Relations, President of Shanghai Institute of International Strategic Studies; Member of China-Russia Committee of Friendship, Peace and Development; Director of the Board of the Association of Cross-Strait Relations, Director of the Board of the Chinese People’s Institute of Foreign Affairs. His honors include National Honor of China World Expo in 2010, National Special Expert Awards, Shanghai Outstanding Talent Award and several Shanghai Awards in Social Sciences. Dr. Yang has (co-)authored about two dozen of books and many papers well over one million words on international relations and China foreign policies.