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Ying Xing is a tenured professor at the Department of Sociology, Tsinghua University and a double-appointed professor at the Department of Political Science, Tsinghua University.

He is a member of the Teaching Committee at Xinya College, and offers the courses such as Chinese Society: Structure and Changes and Comparative Politics.


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2000 Doctor of Sociology, Graduate School, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

1996 Master of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Peking University

1990 Bachelor of Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Xiamen University

Research Fields

Historical sociology, political sociology, social movement, and new revolutionary history

Awards and Honors

Social Science Achievement Award of the Ministry of Education, Beijing Social Science Achievement Award, Backbone Author Award at the 30th anniversary of the founding of Sociological Studies, National Outstanding Sociological Achievement Award of Lu Xueyi Sociological Development Foundation, Beijing Excellent Teacher, First-class Beijing Teaching Achievement Award, Beijing Excellent Course Award, Beijing Excellent Textbook Award, Baosteel Excellent Teacher, and New Century Excellent Talent