1981.09–1985.07 B.A.(History), Xinjiang University
1985.09–1988.06 M.A.(Ethnology), Lanzhou University
1992.09–1995.06 Ph.D.(Ethnology),Lanzhou University
Served as Deputy Director, Director of Research Center of Northwest Ethnic Minorities, Lanzhou University(100 Key Research Base of Humanities and Social Sciences, Ministry of Education)
Present： Professor of Zhou Enlai School of Government, Nankai University
Ethnopolitics, Ethnosociology, Ethnology, Ethnic Community Construction
Ethnopolitics, An Introduction to Ethnic Research, Ethnic Issues and Ethnic Policy, Chinese Ethnology
Published 16 books (monographs, co-authorships, editors-in-chief, translations), including “An Overview of Ancient Nationalities and Religions in the Western Regions”, “The Co-creation of China by All Nationalities: The Contributions of the Uyghurs and Other Nationalities”, “An Introduction to Ethnology”, “An Introduction to Ethnopolitics”, “An Introduction to Ethnosociology”, “An Overview of the World's Nationalities”, “An Overview of Ethnic Relations”, etc.
Published more than 100 academic papers in newspapers and journals such as “People's Daily”, “Guangming Daily”, “Ethnic Studies” and “World Religious Studies”. Some of the results formed the internal reference publications of the Ministry of Propaganda and the Secretary Bureau of the General Office of the CPC Central Committee.
Honors and Awards
State Council Special Allowance
National candidate for the “ New Century Hundreds and Thousands Talents Project” by seven ministries and commissions including the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security
Selected member of the National Education Commission "Funding for Excellent Young Teachers" project
Candidate for the Ministry of Education’s “Inter-Century Talents Training Program (Humanities and Social Sciences)” (the fourth batch)
The Second and Third prizes of the Ministry of Education's “Award for Outstanding Achievements in Scientific Research (Humanities and Social Sciences) in Higher Education”
The Third prize of the Seventh “Young Teacher Award (Research Category)” of the Fok Ying Tung Education Foundation
The First, Second, and Third prizes of “Tianjin Social Science Outstanding Achievement Award”
The Second and Third prizes for “Outstanding Scientific Research Achievements” of the National Ethnic Affairs Commission
The First, Second and Third prizes of “Outstanding Achievement Award of Social Science” in Gansu Province
The first-level talent of Tianjin “131 Innovative Talents”
The doctoral dissertation “An Overview of Ancient Nationalities and Religions in the Western Regions”, was selected by the National Education Commission to be included in the "Doctoral Library of Liberal Arts in Colleges and Universities" through expert review.