Lei Meng

Center for African Studies

Dr. Meng received his PhD from the College of Humanities and Development Studies (COHD) and the Research Center for International Development in China Agriculture University (CAU). During his time as a Visiting Scholar, he studied China and International Development, as well as Public Administration. Dr. Meng's research themes included: China’s Cultural Flows Through Sino-Africa Cooperation, China’s Investment and Aid to Africa; The Micro-Interactions Among China’s Private Enterprises overseas, the Politics of China and Neoliberalism. 

Research interests: 

Neo-South-South Cooperation, Comparisons between China’s International Aid and International Aid of OECD, Chinese Culture and History and How to Understand the Rising of China, Gender and Development, Comparisons of Poverty Reduction between China and Africa, China Politics and Western Politics, International Relations, Startups Comparisons between China and U.S.A, Think Tank Comparisons between China and U.S.A