Li Tang, a 2011 PhD program graduate from the School of Public Policy, has won the Association for Public Policy and Analysis (APPAM) Award for Best Dissertation in Public Policy and Management in Asia (2011-2012). The award, which is offered on an annual basis, aims at "educating and training the next generation of Asian policy-makers and leaders." Her dissertation topic is "U.S.-China Collaboration, Knowledge Moderation, and the Rise of China in Nanotechnology." Li's dissertation supervisor was Philip Shapira.
Dr. Tang will be invited to the APPAM Conference (November 8-10, 2012) in Baltimore, MD, to receive the award. Dr. Tang is now an Assistant Professor in the School of Public Economics and Administration, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics.