Education: Doctoral degree
Language: Chinese, English, Portuguese, Spanish
Countries/Regions: Brazil, Latin America
Research Interests: State and society relations; social class and political behaviours; culture and religion
Education and Work Background:
- Dual B.A. degree in International Relations and English Language and Literature, Beijing Foreign Studies University;
- M.A. program in International Journalism, Tsinghua University;
- Ph.D. in Political Science, Tsinghua University;
- Postdoctoral Fellow at St Antony’s College, University of Oxford
- Visiting Scholar, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D.C., 2013-2014;
- Visiting Scholar, Political Science Department, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil, 2014-2017
- ZHOU, Yan. 2019. “Explaining the Brazilian New Middle Class’s Weakening Support for Left-wing Parties.” International Forum, 21(1): 114-126. (Academic paper in Chinese, published on peer-reviewed journal of Chinese Social Sciences Citation Index).
- ZHOU, Yan. 2019. “Christian Evangelicals’ Participation in Brazilian Institutionalized Politics and Its Impact.” World Religion and Culture, 117(3): 60-67. (Academic paper in Chinese, published on peer-reviewed journal of Chinese Social Sciences Citation Index).
- ZHOU, Yan. 2019. “Conservatism in Brazil: New Wave or a Return to History?” World Affairs, 1747(8): 52-53. (Academic paper in Chinese)
- ZHOU, Yan. 2020. “The Road to Elite Higher Education for Brazilian Students with Low Socioeconomic Status.” In Area Studies: New Realities, New Conceptions, edited by Timothy Niblock, Yang Guang and Zhou Yan, Beijing: China Social Sciences Press, pp.123-155.
- Timothy Niblock, Yang Guang and Zhou Yan. 2020. Area Studies: New Realities, New Conceptions, Beijing: China Social Sciences Press.