Professor Shaoguang Wang (Ph.D. in Political Science from Cornell University in 1990) is an emeritus chair professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He studied for his LL.B. at Peking University and his Ph.D. at Cornell University. He taught at Tijiao High School in Wuhan from 1972-1977, Yale University from 1990 to 2000, the Chinese University of Hong Kong from 1999 to 2017, and Tsinghua University from 2017-2020.
He has authored and co-authored more than 30 books and numerous journal articles in Chinese and English. His research interests include the history of democracy, comparative governance, comparative political economy, fiscal politics, and welfare politics.