Hu Wei, Ph.D., began his education in 1982 at Fudan University, Shanghai. After he finished his graduate program, he became a young faculty member at Fudan University in 1989. He was Professor of Government, Department of International politics, Fudan University, and Deputy Director, Fudan Institute of Politics and Public Administration. He has been awarded the ‘Excellent Young Teacher of Shanghai’, and has been selected as the member of both China’s and Shanghai’s ‘Cross-century Talent Project.’ Focusing on political theory, policy analysis and Chinese politics, he has undertaken two academic projects of the Chinese National Social Science Foundation and many other research items. Among his works are Politics of Judiciary, On Politics: China’s Current Development from a Perspective of Political Science, Governmental Process in Contemporary China, and more than 50 papers, as well as 10 books to which he contributed, including Chinese Encyclopedia (volume of political science).