Lei Zheng

Lei Zheng

Research Fellow


  • Cross-boundary Information Sharing and Integration
  • Government Use of Social Media
  • Open Data and Open Government
  • Transnational Knowledge and Information Sharing
  • E-government Readiness Assessment

Brief Bio

Dr. Lei Zheng is an Associate Professor and Assistant Dean at the School of International Relations and Public Affairs, Fudan University, one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in China.

He is also the Director of the Lab for Digital and Mobile Governance at Fudan University. He holds a PhD in Public Administration and Policy from the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, University at Albany, SUNY.

From 2006 through 2009, he was a graduate assistant at CTG UAlbany.

Dr. Lei Zheng serves as a board member of Digital Government Society since 2014, deputy chief editor of Fudan Public Administration Review, member of the editorial board of China E-Government Journal, director for international cooperation and member of E-government Advisory Committee of China Information Association, member of the Informatization Advisory Committee of China National Forestry Bureau.

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Selected Publications

Lei Zheng and Tuo Zheng (Forthcoming 2014). Innovation through Social Media in the Public Sector: Information and Interactions, Government Information Quarterly.

Lei Zheng (2013). Social Media in Chinese Government: Drivers, Challenges and Capabilities. Government Information Quarterly, 30(4).

Tuo Zheng and Lei Zheng (2013). Examining E-government Enterprise Architecture Research in China: A Systematic Approach and Research Agenda, Government Information Quarterly, 30(1).

Tung-mou Yang, Lei Zheng, and Theresa Pardo (2012). The Boundary of Information Sharing and Integration: A Case Study of Taiwan e-Government, Government Information Quarterly, 29(1).

Lei Zheng, Tung-mou Yang, Theresa Pardo, and Yuanfu Jiang (2009). Understanding the ‘boundary’ in Cross-boundary Information Sharing. Proceedings of the 42th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Best Paper Award in E-government Track.

Lei Zheng et al. (2009). Leadership Behaviors in Cross-boundary Information Sharing and Integration: Comparing the US and China. Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance, Nomination for Best Paper Award.

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  • Ph.D., Public Administration and Policy, University at Albany, State University of New York, 2009 (Honorable Mention for a Distinguished Dissertation)
  • MPA, Eller School of Management, University of Arizona, 2004 (Phi Alpha Alpha)
  • B.A., English, Beijing International Studies University, China, 1996