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Ya Li

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  Ya LI

  Professor of Public Administration

  Director, Laboratory for Deliberative Policy Analysis (LDPA)

  Director, Center for Research on Public Dispute Resolution (CRPDR)

  School of Management & Economics

  Beijing Institute of Technology

  5 Zhongguancun South Street, Haidian District

  Beijing 100081, P. R. China

  Tel: 0086-10-6891-8546

  Cell: 0086-130-1109-7453

  E-mail: liya@bit.edu.cn

 

Professional Appointments

 

  Professor of public administration, Beijing Institute of Technology, 2011-

  Founding director, Center for Research on Public Dispute Resolution (CRPDR), 2011-

  Associate professor of public administration, Beijing Institute of Technology, 2005 – 2011

  Founding director, Laboratory for Deliberative Policy Analysis (LDPA), 2005-

  Founding director of MPA program, Beijing Institute of Technology, 2005 – 2009

  Assistant professor, Beijing Institute of Technology, 2004 – 2005

  Head of decision support team, Beijing Institute of Systems Engineering, 2000 – 2004

  Policy analyst, Beijing Institute of Systems Engineering, 1999 – 2000

 

Visiting Appointments

 

  Visiting fellow, Maxwell School of Syracuse University (U.S.), March, 2010- March, 2011

  Visiting scholar, Center for System Studies, University of Hull (U.K.), summer 2007

 

Education

 

  Ph.D. (Management), National University of Defense Technology (Changsha), 1999

  M’Phil (Systems Engineering), National University of Defense Technology (Changsha), 1996

  B.S. (Applied Mathematics), National University of Defense Technology (Changsha), 1993

 

Current Research Interests

 

  Deliberative policy analysis

  Public dispute resolution

  Public participation & deliberation

  Experimental policy research for interest analysis

  Systems methodology & systems thinking

 

Teaching

 

  Deliberative Policy Analysis Seminar (M’ Phil.)

  E-government and Governance (M’ Phil.)

  Quantitative Methods (M’ Phil.)

  E-government (MPA)

  Public Policy Analysis (Undergraduate)

  Public Dispute Resolution Certificate Courses

Publications

 

Books

Li, Ya. (2015). Resolving Public Disputes Creatively. Beijing: Renmin Press.  (in Chinese)

Li, Ya. (2011). Experimental Policy Research Methodology for Interest Analysis: Theory and Application. Beijing: Peking University Press.  (in Chinese)

Li, Ya, and Fucheng Li. (2010). Handbook of Public Price Hearing. Beijing: China Economy Press.  (in Chinese)

Li, Xibin, and Ya Li. (2002). Government Management Innovation and Systems Thinking. Beijing: Peking University Press.  (in Chinese)

Edited proceeding, special issue and panel

Li, Ya, Catherine M. Gerard, and Zhuchang Zhu (eds.). (2012). Special Issue on “Collaborative Problem Solving amid Conflicts”. Systems Research and Behavioral Science, 29(2).

Li, Ya. (ed.). (2012). Public Dispute Resolution in China: Theory and Practice. Beijing: Beijing Institute of Technology.  (in Chinese)

Li, Ya. (ed.). (2012). Special panel on “Public Dispute Resolution in China”. Chinese Public Administration, 28(2).  (in Chinese)

Selected journal articles

Li, Ya, and Jianzi He. (2016). Exploring Deliberative Policy Analysis in an Authoritarian Country. Critical Policy Studies. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19460171.2016.1170619.

Li, Ya, and Jianzi He. (2016). Competing Discourse on Farmland Red Line: The Controversy and Its Implication in Sustainable Development. Journal of Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (Social Sciences Edition), 29(3): 15-22.  (in Chinese)

Li, Ya, Yin Xu, and Jianzi He. (2015). Discourse Analysis for Policy Inquiry: A Methodological Orientation. Journal of Public Administration, 8(2): 55-73.  (in Chinese)

Li, Ya. (2015). Think Tank 2.0 for Deliberative Policy Analysis. Policy Sciences, 48(1): 25-50.

Li, Tingting, and Ya Li. (2015). Mediating Community-level Public Conflicts: A Survey Based on Three Cases. Journal of Beijing Institute of Technology (Social Sciences Edition), 17(2): 61-70.  (in Chinese)

Li, Tingting, and Ya Li. (2015). Public Dispute Resolution in China: A Critical Literature Review. Chinese Public Administration, (2): 129-134.  (in Chinese)

Li, Ya, and Zhichang Zhu. (2014). Soft OR in China: A Critical Report. European Journal of Operational Research, 232: 427-434.

Li, Ya. (2014). Teaching Public Dispute Resolution with Role-playing: Experiences and Lessons. Chinese Public Administration, (10): 69-74.  (in Chinese)

Li, Ya, and Jianzi He. (2014). Deliberative Policy Analysis and a Localized Model in China. Public Administration and Policy Review, 3(2): 4-13.  (in Chinese)

He, Jianzi, and Ya Li. (2014). Form Arbiters to Facilitators: Role Transition of Policy Analysts through the Lens of Conflict Resolution. Journal of Guangdong Institute of Public Administration, 26(4): 5-11.  (in Chinese)

He, Jianzi, and Ya Li. (2014). ‘The Second Revolution’ in Policy Science: The Rise and Evolution of Postpositivist Policy Analysis. Chinese Public Administration, (2): 95-101, 121.  (in Chinese)

Li, Tingting, and Ya Li. (2013). The Practice of People’s Mediation: Recent Developments, Problems and Prospects. Journal of Shanghai Institute of Administration, 14(4): 57-63.  (in Chinese)

Li, Ya, Zhuchang Zhu, and Catherine M. Gerard. (2012). Learning from Conflict Resolution: An Opportunity to Systems Thinking. Systems Research and Behavioral Science, 29(2): 209-220.

Li, Ya. (2012). Public Conflicts and Conflict Resolution in China: Challenges and Prospect. Chinese Public Administration, (2): 16-21.  (in Chinese)

Li, Ya. (2011). A Policy Research Method for Interest Analysis. Chinese Public Administration, (4): 113-118.  (in Chinese)

Li, Ya, and Lin Ma. (2011). New Policy Making System of British Labor Party: What Can We Learn from? Journal of Beijing Institute of Technology (Social Sciences Edition), 13(5): 26-30.  (in Chinese)

Li, Ya, and Peipei Han. (2010). E-participation in Policy Making: Promoting Quality, Satisfaction and Efficiency. Journal of Beijing Administrative College, (2): 33-37.  (in Chinese)

Li, Ya, and Liwei Fan. (2010). MPA Program Accreditation in United States: A Voluntary-based, Diversity-promoted and Codified System. Journal of Fujian Party School, (5): 83-87.  (in Chinese)

Li, Ya. (2010). Experimental Policy Research Methodology: Exploring China's Policy Issues Adversarially in Laboratory. Systems Research and Behavioral Science, 27(2): 224-239.

Selected Research Projects (as principle investigator)

Deliberative Policy Analysis. National Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 71473016), Jan. 2015 – Dec. 2018, RMB 600,000

Resolving Public Disputes Creatively. Ford Foundation (IIE Program No. FF4M008; Grantee No. 66010315), Oct. 2013 – Sept. 2015, USD20,655 (RMB 126,000)

Theory Building, Courses Development, Training and Pilot Practice of Policy Dispute Resolution in Chinese Context. Ford Foundation (Grant No. 1125-1637), Nov. 2011 – Mar. 2013, USD 88,000 (RMB 550,000)

Interest-based Gaming and Coordination with Meta-synthetic Supports. National Soft Science Research Plan (Grant No. 2010GXQ5B276), Jan. 2011 – Dec. 2011

Theory and Methods for Interest Coordination in Policy Making. National Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 70973008), Jan. 2010 - Dec. 2012, RMB 260,000

 

Selected Professional Services

 

Founder

           Founder of “Annual Conference on Public Dispute Resolution” (2012 –)

           Founder of Center for Research on Public Dispute Resolution (CRPDR) (2011 –)

Founder of Laboratory for Deliberative Policy Analysis (LDPA) (2005 –)

Selected membership / affiliation

Member, American Society of Public Administration

Member, International Public Policy Association

Faculty associate, PARCC, Maxwell School of Syracuse University

Selected editorial service and advisorship

Board member, Journal of Public Affairs Education

Editorial Broad (editor in “systems and social policy”), Systems Research and Behavioral Science

Advisor, Shining Stone Community Action