American Review of China Studies

Official Journal of Association of Chinese Professors of Social Sciences in the U.S. (ACPSS)

Current Issue

Vol 19, No. 2, Fall 2018


Chinese Values and Western Values: A Comparative Analysis across the Pacific

Yanmin Yu, Congsheng Wu

Promoting Associations Among Left-behind Rural Women in China: Institutional Constraints and Paths to Realization

Cui Huang, Yuxin Ma

Corrupt Officials in China: Characteristics and Case Studies

Honglie Helen Zhang, Zhijun Gao, Yi Feng

The Effects of Multi-dimensional Interactive Teaching Model on College Students’ Academic Emotion and Academic Achievement – The Case of China

Yanhong Ji, B. Grant Hayes, Guili Zhang

About the Authors

Article Authors

Yi Feng is the Luther Lee Jr. Memorial Professor and Chair of the Department of International Studies, Claremont Graduate University. His teaching and research areas are international political economy and international relations.

Zhijun Gao is an Interfield Ph.D. candidate in Political Science and Economics in the Department of International Studies, Claremont Graduate University. His research focuses on international political economy, global money and finance, development economics, international relations, and political economy of China.

B. Grant Hayes, Ph.D, is Fellow ACA, Dean and Distinguished Professor, College of Education, East Carolina University. Dr. Grant Hayes’ major areas of research include counselor education, moral education, and educational leadership. Contact information: Phone: (252)3281000; Mailing address: 154 Speight Building, Mail Stop 504, East 5th St., Greenville, NC 27858; Email:

Cui Huang, Ph.D, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Public Administration at Dalian University of Technology (China). Her research interest centers on contemporary women’s organizations and Neo-institutionalism. She hosted two national programs on the studies of women’s organizations and published a monograph entitled Institutional Innovation in the Development of Women’s Organizations in Contemporary China. She has also published many articles concerning the issues of women’s organizations.

Yanhong Ji is an Associate Professor, School of Education, Shandong Women’s University. Her major areas of research interest include educational psychology and early childhood education. Contact information: Phone: 0086-15194177762; Mailing address: School of Education, Shandong Women’s University, No.2399, Daxue Road, Changqing District, Jinan City, 250300, Shandong Province, P. R. China; Email:

Yuxin Ma is an Associate professor of East Asian History at the University of Louisville. Her research interests are women and gender history in China, Japanese imperialism and the popular culture of Manchukuo. She is the author of Women Journalists and Feminism in China, 1898-37 (2010), and has penned a number of articles on East Asian women’s history and chapters on the political and economic reform in China.

Congsheng Wu received a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Tsinghua University, an MBA from the University of International Business and Economics, and a Ph.D. in international finance from the University of South Carolina. He is a professor of international finance at the Ernest C. Trefz School of Business, University of Bridgeport. His research interests include international finance, global securities offerings, Chinese stock markets, and China’s economic growth. He has published numerous articles in these areas. 

Yanmin Yu is Professor of Mass Communication at University of Bridgeport, obtained her Ph.D. from S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.  As a Fulbright Scholar, Dr. Yu has conducted research in Egypt, Israel, Australia, and Senegal. Currently she chairs the Graduate Program in Global Media and Communication Studies at the University of Bridgeport. Dr. Yu teaches mass communication courses including Media Law, International Journalism, Advertising, Public Relations, Intercultural Communication, and Advertising Campaign among others. She has authored a number of journal articles, book chapters, and books including “Digital Power: Public Participation in an Environmental Controversy” in China’s Environmental Crisis: Domestic and Global Political Impacts and Response, “Corruption, Impact of Corruption, and Measures to Curtail Corruption in China in Search of a Harmonious Society, “China: U.S. Partner, Competitor, or Threat—What Do the Americans Think?” in Challenges Facing Chinese Political Development, and “Market Economy and Social Justice: The Predicament of the Underprivileged” in The Journal of Comparative Asian Development. Her research interests include media and society, media and foreign policy, media and international relations, and intercultural communication.

Guili Zhang, PhD. is Professor and Department Chairperson, College of Education, East Carolina University. Dr. Guili Zhang’s major areas of research include educational research and evaluation methodology, international comparative education, family education, reading education, and large-scale data analysis. Contact information: Phone: (252)3284989; Mailing address: 133 Speight Building, East 5th St., Greenville, NC 27858; Email:

Honglie Zhang, PhD in Management, is Professor and Supervisor of PhD candidates in Management, and Director of International Cooperation and Exchange Office of Yunnan University of Finance and Economics. Research interests focus on international human resource management, cross-cultural management, International education and cooperation, regional economy