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Welcome to China-America Association for Public Affairs (CAAPA)

The China-America Association for Public Affairs (中国留美公共管理学会) was established in 2008 to foster research collaboration and academic exchanges between China and the U.S. in public affairs.

Welcome to join us if you are studying, teaching, or researching public affairs in the United States, if you have related experiences before. Together we can make a difference!

Prof. Cathy Liu, Georgia State University (CAAPA President 2018-2019)

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News and Announcements

CAAPA mourns the sad passing of Dr. Wen Wang (Past President, 2017-2018). Please find here the obituary for Dr. Wang.

CAAPA launches two annual awards for our members: "CAAPA Best Student Paper Award" and "Wen Wang Award for Best Young Scholar Paper." The Wen Wang Award (王闻奖) is established in memory of Dr. Wen Wang, CAAPA President, 2017-2018, for his significant contribution to the research collaboration and academic exchanges between China and United States in the field of public affairs and his mentorship to young scholars. The deadline for applications is Feb. 15, 2018. Please click here for more info.

Congratulations to Professor Alfred Tat-Kei Ho for his being elected as the new District IV represetative of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) National Council!

CAAPA cosponsors the International Conference of Innovation, Institution, and Governance with Center for Technology Policy and Public Management, School of International Affairs and Public Affairs, Fudan University, Shanghai. May 25th-26th, 2015. More »