OYCF Profile

  • 21 Apr 2019 10:46 PM | Anonymous

    LV Xiaoquan is Executive director of Beijing Qianqian Law Firm (the former Legal Research and Service Center for Women of Peking University Law School). As a public interest lawyer, he has devoted himself to legal aid, research as well as advocacy for women’s legal rights, and actively promoted laws on women’s rights and gender equality. Throughout his practice, he has dealt with numerous cases involving the protection of women's or girls' legal rights, including their rights and interest in marriages, economic and labor rights, personal rights and interests, property rights and interests, rural women's land rights and interests. LV won the “Public Interest Advocate” Award in 2013 in a nationwide competition organized jointly by Nandu All Media Cluster and the Southern Metropolis Daily.


  • 21 Apr 2019 10:40 PM | Anonymous

    WANG Zheng is Professor of Women's Studies and History and Research Scientist at the Institute for Research on Women and Gender at University of Michigan. She is the author of Finding Women in the State: A Socialist Feminist Revolution in the People’s Republic of China, 1949-1964; Women in the Chinese Enlightenment: Oral and Textual Histories and the coeditor of From the Soil: The Foundations of Chinese Society; Translating Feminisms in China; and Some of Us: Chinese Women Growing Up in the Mao Era. An academic activist who has been promoting feminist curricular transformation in higher education in China, Wang Zheng is the founder and co-director of the UM-Fudan Joint Institute for Gender Studies that is located at Fudan University, Shanghai.


  • 21 Apr 2019 3:39 PM | Anonymous

    Lv Ping is a feminist activist focusing on strategic advocacy to combat gender-based discrimination and violence. She started her work on women’s rights in the late 1990s. In 2009, she founded Feminist Voices, China’s largest new media platform on women’s issues. Since 2012, she has been devoted to supporting the activism of young feminists across China. She now resides in Albany, New York, where she continues to follow the feminist movement in China closely.

    Lv Ping will speak at the 2019 OYCF annual meeting on July 6-7, 2019.


  • 15 Apr 2018 3:03 PM | Anonymous

    Scott Rozelle holds the Helen Farnsworth Endowed Professorship at Stanford University and is Senior Fellow and Professor in the Freeman Spogli Institute (FSI) for International Studies. Dr. Rozelle's research focuses on the economics of poverty—with an emphasis on the economics of education and health. Dr. Rozelle is the co-director of the Rural Education Action Project (REAP) and is an adjunct professor in 8 Chinese universities. In 2008, Dr. Rozelle was awarded the Friendship Award—the highest honor that can be bestowed on a foreign citizen—by Premiere Wen Jiabao.

    Professor Rozelle will speak on the challenges presented by the rural China to the country’s ambitious modernization program at the 2018 OYCF annual meeting.  

    For more about Professor Rozelle, please read:


  • 15 Apr 2018 3:02 PM | Anonymous

    Julian Gewirtz is a Fellow in History and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School and adoctoral candidate in history at the University of Oxford, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar. He is the author of Unlikely Partners: Chinese Reformers, Western Economists, and the Making of Global China (Harvard University Press, 2017). Previously he worked as Special Advisor for International Affairs at the U.S. Department of Energy, as well as at American and Chinese technology companies. His writing on Asia has appeared in publications including the Financial Times, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, the Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post.

    Julian Gewirtz will speak on the role of the Western economists in the Chinese reform at the 2018 OYCF annual meeting.  For more about Julian Gewirtz, please read: http://www.juliangewirtz.com/

  • 15 Apr 2018 3:00 PM | Anonymous

    Gregory Chow is Professor of Economics and Class of 1913 Professor of Political Economy, Emeritus, Princeton University. He has been a major figure in econometrics and applied economics where his academic contribution covers econometrics, dynamic economics and the Chinese economy. A prolific author, Professor Chow’s publications include 14 books and over 200 articles.  He is the recipient of the prestigious China Economics Prize in 2017 awarded by the National Economics Foundation in China.

    Besides academic work, Chow has also been an adviser on economic policy, economic reform, and economic education in both Taiwan and mainland China. He is also one of the earliest U.S.-based economists going to China in the 1980s and advising its educators and policymakers. Gregory Chow and his wife Pauline are the generous supporters of two fellowship programs by the OYCF, namely, the OYCF-Chow Teaching Fellowship and the OYCF-Chow Fellowship for Field Research.

    Professor Chow will share his personal reflections on the early days of Chinese reform in the 1980s at the 2018 OYCF annual meeting. You can read more about Gregory Chow here: http://www.princeton.edu/~gchow

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