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Jiafeng Wang Professor

Research Interests: 
  • State Governing, Information-Cognition Research
  • Organizational Institutionalism Theory
  • Public Policy, Administrative Ethics

Educational Background

PhD, Public Administration, Nanjing University (2011)

MA, Public Administration, Nanjing University (2005)

Visiting Scholarship in Politics, School of International Relationship & Public Affairs, Fudan University, March 2009-September 2009

Visiting Scholarship in Political Science & Public Policy, Department of Government, University of Texas at Austin, Sep. 1st, 2009 – Aug. 31st, 2016


Research Projects

Research on Governing Mechanics of the Service Oriented Government: Reconstructing Its Effectiveness and Responsibility, High-level Talents Research Program of Nanjing Normal University, 2013-2016.

Research on the Service Oriented Government and Its Function of Social Service, National Social Science Foundation, 2010-2016.


Journal Articles

Refection and Reconstruction of Implementation: State Governing in the Era of Transformation, Public Policy Review in China, vol.9, 2016: 56-72.

The Effectiveness and Responsiveness of State Governance: From the Perspective of Organization Realism, Management World, vol.2, 2015: 72-81.

From Responsibility Ethics to Discourse Ethics: The Boundary and Framework of Administrative Ethics, Ethics Research, Vol.1, 2014, 83-89.

Agenda Responsiveness in Democratic Governance: A Theoretical Account of the Paradigm Shift, Tianjin Social Sciences, Vol.1, 2014, 75-82.

Taking Attention in Democratic Governance Seriously: Review on Reconceiving Decision-making in Democratic Politics: Attention, Choice, and Public Policy, Journal of Public Administration, Vol.6, No.5, 2013,144-154.

The Growth of Knowledge in Chinese Public Administration: Fields, Issues and Evaluation, Socialism Studies, No.6, 2010, 113-117.

Double Building Between Government and Society: The Proposition of Public Governance, Social Sciences in Nanjing, No.4, 2010, 77-83.

The State Autonomy in Modernization: An Analytic Framework, Tianjin Social Sciences, Vol.6, 2009, 58-91

Welfare State Reform: Rethinking Welfare Pluralism, Comparative Economics & Social Systems, No.5, 2009, 85-90.

Implementation as Design: The Typology of Policy Implementation, Chinese Public Administration, No.5, 2009, 40-44.

Policy Analysis and Suggestions for Dealing with the Problems of Arable Land Loss in the Market Economy, Chinese Public Administration, No.7, 2008,83-87.



The Republicanizing of the Administration, Nanjing: Nanjing Normal University Press, 2016.

Public PolicyBeijing: Higher Education Press, 2015 (Co-author).

Public Administration, Beijing: Higher Education Press, 2009 (Co-author).


Honors and Awards

Forth Batch of Leading Youth Academics in Nanjing Normal University, 2015-2019


Academic Title

Associate Professor of Public Administration

Faculty of Institute for National Governing and Government Innovation



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