Yunwei Song is an Associate Professor at History School of Renmin University of China in Beijing. She earned a PhD degree in history at Beijing University and has been a visiting scholar at the University of Michigan in the USA. Her research has focused on constitutional history. In her doctoral dissertation and first book (The Period of Dual Federalism in the US), she studied the relationship between federal government and state governments before the American Civil War. Her current academic interests are on the history of natural resources policy. Her second book The History of Natural Resources Policy in US was published in 2011. The author of many scholarly papers, Dr. Song has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in history in many countries, often approaching history comparatively with China as major focus.
Professor Yang has been teaching at Renmin University of China since 1982 and won the “Excellent Teacher” Award from the Beijing Municipal Government. He teaches comparative culture emphasizing values, political philosophy and intellectual history, and supervises doctor candidates in those fields. He has been teaching at TBC since 1998 and teaching courses such as Political Histories since 1949, the Cultural Revolution since 2010, and Modern Chinese Literature in Chinese since 2001. In the U.S., he has taught at Towson University and University of Massachusetts, and lectured at Dickinson College, Wheaton College, etc. He translated Nietzsche’s complete works from German into Chinese.