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Xinping Guan, PhD

Dean of Social Work & Social Policy
Nankai University

Dr. Guan is Professor and Dean at Department of Social Work & Social Policy. He is also Vice-Director of China Association of Social Work Education. Dr. Guan’s main academic focus areas include China’s social policy transition in the background of globalization, poverty and social assistance in urban and rural China, social policy for rural workers in urban China, etc. He is the author of the books of “Urban Poverty in China” (1999), “Introduction to Social Policy” (2003, 2008), and has published many academic papers within and out of China in the areas of social policy, social work and sociology.