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Zaijian Qian (born in 1965) is professor and Dean of Honors College and Director of the Research Center for Local Government and Governance Innovation (LGGI) at Nanjing Normal University in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, People's Republic of China.
Qian graduated from the Department of Philosophy at Nanjing University 1987, earning a B. A. degree in Philosophy, and received his Ph. D. in sociology from Nanjing University Sociology Department in 2004. In November 2002, he participated in Asian Christian Faculty Fellowship at Payap University in Qiang Mai, Thailand. Oct. 20-21, 2008, he attended the 3rd Global Public Policy Network (GPPN) Conference in Peking University. March 31 - April 3, 2011, he attended the Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Annual Conference in Chicago, Illinois. From October 2003 to September 2004, he studied social welfare policy at Aichi University of Education in Japan. Professor Qian was a visiting scholar at The Chinese University of Hong Kong from June 13 to July 25, 2009. He was a visiting scholar at the Sociology Department in Purdue University from January to August in 2011 and then a visiting scholar at the Law School of the University of Wisconsin-Madison from August 2011 to January 2012. He also attended the AGPA Annual Conference Jakarta, Indonesia, August 27-29, 2014, the Institute of Public Administration Australia (IPAA) International Conference held at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre on Wednesday 29th of October and Thursday the 30th of October 2014, and the Research Day hosted at Murdoch University on Friday 31 October as part of the Institute of Public Administration Australia (IPAA) 2014 International Conference. From 6th to 10th July 2015, he attended the Annual Conference of the International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration (IASIA) in Paris, France. On 20-21 November, 2015, Qian attended the Lien Conference on “Good Governance: Global Issues, Local Context” organized by Nanyang Centre for Public Administration (NCPA) of NTU, Singapore.
Professor Qian has published more than seventy academic articles and two books, co-authored four books, chief-edited one book, and eight book chapters. He has finished more than ten national, provincial or university level research projects and won more than ten ministrial, provincial or university level prizes, honors and awards. He has published several academic books including A Study on Policy Process based on the Perspective of Power (Nanjing Normal University Press, 2013), Modern Public Policy (Nanjing Normal University Press, 2007), A Study on Vulnerable Groups in Unemployment and the Social Support to Them(Nanjing Normal University Press, 2006), Public Policy (Chief Editor) (Shanghai: East China Normal University Press, 2006).