Shiyang Li recently obtained her M.A. from Columbia University's Weatherhead East Asian Institute where she studied Chinese political transformation, rural development, and civil society. She also graduated from Renmin University, Beijing, China with a Master's degree in sociology. From 2002 to 2005, she worked with the EU-China Training Programme on Village Governance as a research and training expert, promoting grassroots democracy in villages in China.

Last Updated: September 10, 2017