- Ph.D. in Political Science, University of Washington (1993)
- M.P.A., Princeton University (1985)
- B.A., Fudan University (1982)
Professor, Valparaiso University, Indiana, USA
Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Macau (2018-2021)
Dr. Zhimin Lin is currently Professor of political science in the Department of Political Science and International Relations of Valparaiso University and Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Government and Public Administration at the University of Macau. He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Washington, an M.P.A. from Princeton University, and a B.A. from Fudan University. From January 2015 to August 2018, he taught at University of Macau where he served as BA program coordinator from Fall 2015 through Fall 2016.
Dr. Lin’s research is focused on three areas: 1) Chinese politics, especially its budgetary politics and public policy; 2) Chinese foreign policy including China’s relations with Latin America; and 3) international relations in East Asia. He is the author of China under Reform (Mason Crest, 2005 and 2013) and has co-authored or edited five books and published numerous journal articles in both English and Chinese.