Dr. Steven Guanpeng Dong is a political scientist, communications professional, and university professor. As a public relations and strategic communications leader in China, he has trained national and provincial government officials since 2003, including official spokespersons of cabinet ministries, provincial governments and large state-owned enterprises. Dr. Dong has served as official communications advisor for crisis management and large-scale events across various government entities, including the Beijing Olympics, the Shanghai EXPO, and Hangzhou G20, as well as state visits by Chinese leaders to the U.S., Europe and Africa. As a result of his fellowship, he looks forward to introducing innovative new curricula and approaches to training senior Chinese officials and executives in communications and media relations.


Communication University of China


Chair Professor of Media and Public Affairs & Provost for the Faculty of Professional Studies and Executive Program

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Common Interest Program

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United States