Journal of Chinese Political Science

1.033 (2019) Impact factor

The Journal of Chinese Political Science (JCPS) is a refereed academic journal that publishes theoretical, policy, and empirical research articles on Chinese politics across the whole spectrum of political science. Coverage in the journal emphasizes Chinese domestic politics and foreign policy in comparative perspectives. The journal also features papers on different aspects of contemporary China when these relate closely to Chinese politics, political economy, political culture, reform and opening, development, the military, law and legal system, foreign relations, and other important issues of political significance. See Springer website for our papers.

Editor-in-Chief: Sujian GuoSan Francisco State University

Associate Editor-in-Chief: Jessica C. TeetsMiddlebury College


Julie Yu-Wen ChenUniversity of Helsinki

Yitan Li, Seattle University

Josef Gregory Mahoney, East China Normal University

Hong PANG, Utah Valley University

Zhongyuan Wang, Fudan University

Chunman Zhang, Johns Hopkins University;

Jiangnan Zhu, University of Hong Kong


Editorial Board:

Robert H. BatesHarvard UniversityJean-Marc F. Blanchard, East China Normal UniversityMarc BlecherOberlin College; Shaun Breslin, University of WarwickYunhan ChuAcademia Sinica TaiwanBruce DicksonGeorge Washington UniversityLowell DittmerUniversity of California at BerkeleyJune Teufel DreyerUniversity of MiamiJoseph FewsmithBoston UniversityFrancis Fukuyama, Stanford University; Avery Goldstein, University of Pennsylvania; Baogang Guo, Dalton State College; Dennis V. HickeyMissouri State UniversityXiaobo HuClemson UniversityWei-Chin LeeWake Forest UniversityGuoli LiuCollege of CharlestonXiaobo LuColumbia-BarnardPeter MoodyUniversity of Notre DameAndrew NathanColumbia UniversityKevin O’BrienUniversity of California at BerkeleyElizabeth J. Perry, Harvard University; Robert S. RossBoston CollegeTony SaichHarvard University; Philippe C. Schmitter, European University Institute; Gunter Schubert, University of Tubingen; David ShambaughThe George Washington UniversityEzra F. VogelHarvard University; Lynn T. White IIIPrinceton UniversityBrantly WomackUniversity of VirginiaYan XuetongTsinghua University, PRCDali Yang, University of Chicago; Bin YuWittenberg UniversityJianxing YuZhejiang University; Keping Yu, Peking University; Quansheng ZhaoAmerican UniversityYang ZhongUniversity of Tennessee