Yumin Sheng

Yumin Sheng

Associate Professor


313-993-3435 (fax)




2023 F/AB, 656 W. Kirby
Detroit, MI 48202

Curriculum vitae


Political Science

Yumin Sheng

Research interest(s)/area of expertise

My research interests are civil-military relations, clientelism and patronage, globalization and domestic politics, federalism and decentralization, and regional political representation and resource redistribution under authoritarianism, with a focus on contemporary China.


  • Ph.D., Political Science, Yale University, 2005
  • M.A., Political Science, Temple University, 1999

Selected publications


Peer-reviewed journal articles

Courses taught by Yumin Sheng

Fall Term 2024 (future)

Winter Term 2024

Fall Term 2023

Winter Term 2023

Fall Term 2022

Winter Term 2022