Dr. Dai is a professor and the dean of the School of International Relations at the University of International Business and Economics. He also serves as the director of the Association of Chinese Political Studies and the Council of China National Association of Universities for International Studies. He was a visiting research follow at Harvard’s Kennedy School in 2011, and a postdoctoral researcher at Seoul National University (2002-2003). Dr. Dai is the leader of many policy research projects on Chinese politics and foreign affairs funded by China’s government. His most recent work is Grassroots Politics: Research on Chinese Grassroots Society. Dr. Dai received his Ph.D. in politics from the Renmin University of China in 2001.