History and Political Science Department Faculty


Dr. Dongping Han

Phone: 828.771.3723
Email: dhan@warren-wilson.edu
Office: Jensen 210

B.A., Qufu Teaches' University, China
M.A., Hebei University, China
Diploma in Education, National University of Singapore
M.A., University of Vermont
Ph.D., Brandeis University

HIS 111 East Asian Civilization
PSC 245 Environmental Politics in the Global Perspective
PSC 259 Third World Comparative Government
PSC 320 Chinese Government and politics
PSC 330 Politics of Developing States
PSC 340 International Politics of the Asia-Pacific

Teaching Experience:

Professor, Department of Political Science, Warren Wilson College, 2000-current.

Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Western Illinois University, 1998-2000.

Instructor, Brandeis University, summer school, 1995.

Instructor, Brandeis University, 1994-1995.

Instructor, Brandeis University, 1993-1994.

Teaching Fellow, University of Vermont, 1990-1992.

Assistant Professor, Zhengzhou University, 1985-1988 and 1989-1990.


“Farmers, Mao, and Discontent in China, From Great Leap Forward to the Present” Monthly Review, December 2009, PP. 21-38

“A Comparative Review of the Chinese And American Political Culture,” Chinese Civilization of Its Future, (Baoding: Hebei University Press, 2008)

Review of Fei-ling Wang’s Organizing through Division and Exclusion: China’s Hukou System (Standford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2005), Journal of Chinese Political Studies ( Vol. 2. No. 1 April 7,2007).

“An Overview of China Studies in the U.S. and the West,” Political Science, (Zhengzhi Xue) PP 50-62, (Beijing: People University Press, 2007)

“A Comparative Study of Roles of Government in Economical Development in China and the U.S.” Government and Economic Development (Zhengfu yu jingji fazhan) PP 307-322, (Beijing, Intellectual Property Press, 2005)

“Human Rights in a Realist World—A Review of Sino-U.S. Confrontation over Human Rights,” The Oriental Anthropologist, Vol. 4, No. One , 2004. pp 20-33.

“Impact of the Cultural Revolution on Rural Education and Economic Development,” Modern China, Vol 27, No. 1, January 2001.

The Unknown Cultural Revolution—Education Reform and Rural Development. New York: Garland Publishing, 2000.

“The Hukou System and China’s Rural Development,” The Journal of Developing Areas, Vol 33, Spring 1999.

“Understanding China”, a book review of China’s Political Economy edited by Wang Guanwu. Journal of Developing Area, fall, 1998.

“The Different Paradigms in the Literature of the Cultural Revolution,” Spotlights on China: Traditions Old and New , Ed. by Hazel Greenberg, New York: American Forum for Global Education, 1997.

“Coalition Government and American Policy Toward the Chinese Civil War,” The Journal of Social Sciences, Hebei University, No.1, 1993.

Educational Organization and Administration: Concepts, Practices, and Issues, Translation from English into Chinese, Shandong Educational Publishing House, Jinan 1993.

The Nonpareils in China, Translation from Chinese into English, Foreign Language Press, Beijing, 1991.


“Social Justice Matters More Amid Economic Growth,” University California, Berkeley, November, 2009, Book TV recorded.

“Democracy in action durng the Cultural Revolution years in China,” Simon Fraser University, April 2009.

“Reevaluate the Cultural Revolution Amid the Global Financial Crisis”, Winthrop University, March, 2009.

“Cultural Revolution’s Education Reform and Relevance in Today’s world,” New York University, December 2008.

“A Comparative Review of the Chinese And American Political Culture,” International Conference On Chinese Civilization and Its Future, Baoding, China, Fall, 2008.

“The Importance of Moral High ground in the World Politics: Lessons of China’s Foreign Policy” Hebei University, China, March 22, 2007.

“Politics of Human Right, and the Implications for China’s Future, Qingdao University, China, March 17, 2007.

“China’s Human Rights in the Eyes of U.S. and the Western Nations and the Implications for China’s Image in the World, Rizhao Teachers’ University, China, March 12, 2007.

“An Historic Overview of China Studies in the U.S and the West,” Qufu Teacher’s University, China, March 10, 2007.

“Chinese Government’s Response to U.S. and Western Effort to Peacefully Transform China,” Liaocheng University, China, March 8, 2007.

“The Evolution of China Studies in the U.S. and Its Implication for China,” Zhengzhou University, China, March 6, 2007.

“Sino-U.S. Confrontation over Taiwan Strait,” Presentation at Liaocheng University, China. Summer, 2006.

“The Inevitable Confrontation between U.S. and China in the 21th Century,” Zhengzhou Aviation University, China, Summer, 2006.

“Education Reform and Its Social Impact on China,” University California, Santa Cruz, March 2006.

“The Cultural Revolution and Democratic Participation in Rural China,” the 57th AAS Annual Meeting, Chicago, 2005.

“Globalization and Its Social Consequences in China,” The Salzburg Seminar Session, “China and the Global Economy,” December, 2005.

“Review of Chinese Educational Policies and Impact on Chinese Social and Economic Development,” Zhengzhou University, summer 2004.

“Reflection on China’s Economic Reform,” Qufu Teachers’ University, Summer 2004.

“The dynamics of State and Society Interaction from Great Leap Forward to the Reform Era,” the 56th AAS Annual meeting, San Diego, 2004.

“Making Rural Education Face Rural Areas,” the 46th Annual Conference of the Comparative And Education Society, Orlando, Florida, March 6-9, 2002.

“Great Leap Forward, the Cultural Revolution, and Post Mao Rural Reform: The Lessons of Rural Development in Contemporary China,” the 53 rd Annual Meeting of Association of Asian Studies, Chicago, Illinois, March 22-24, 2001.

Reevaluation of China’s Hukou System, the New York State Political Science Conference, St. John University, May 10, 1999.

China’s Legitimacy Crisis: An Analysis of Its Causes and Consequences,” Conference at Columbia University, April 23, 1999.

“The Educational Expansion and Rural Development 1966-1976,” the 50th Annual Meeting of Association for Asian Studies, Washington D.C. April 1998.

“The Cultural Revolution and the Reduction of the Three Gaps in Chinese Society: the Gap between Rural and Urban Area, Between White and Blue Collar Workers and between Workers and Farmers." the New School of Social Research, New York, December,1996.

“The Real Danger in the Taiwan Strait,” at a Seminar on the Tension in the Taiwan Strait, University of Chicago, July 1996.

“Political Empowerment and Economic Development: the Cultural Revolution in the Villages,” the 47th Annual Meeting of Association for Asian Studies, Washington, D. C. April, 1995.

“The Rural Reform in China,” Conference in The City University of New York, April, 1994.

“The Chinese Collective Farming in a Historical Perspective,” Conference on Chinese Political Leadership and Social Change, Columbia University, December 1993.

Academic Awards and Honors:

Freeman and ASIANetwork Fellowship Grant, 2009.

Warren Wilson College Summer Faculty Development Grant, 2008.

ACA Faculty Development Grant for the year of 2006-2007 academic year.

Pearl River Delta Faculty Development Program Funded by the Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Program, Summer, 2005.

Mellon Foundation Scholarship, December, 2005.

Mellon Foundation Scholarship, December, 2004.

Freeman and ASIANetwork Fellowship Grant, 2003.

The Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellowship, 1996-1997.

Research Award for the translation of Educational Organization and Administration, Qufu Teachers’ University, 1993.

Sachar Summer Research Grant for fieldwork in China, Brandeis University, 1993 and 1997.

Summer Research Grant, University of Vermont, 1991.

Research Award for the translation of American Presidents, 1986.

Teaching Excellence Award, Zhengzhou University, 1985.