Yumin Sheng

Yumin Sheng

Associate Professor

(313) 577-2630

(313) 993-3435 (fax)


2023 F/AB, 656 W. Kirby

Detroit, MI 48202

Yumin Sheng

Research Interest/Area of Expertise

  • My research interests are globalization and domestic politics, federalism and decentralization, and regional political representation and resource redistribution under authoritarianism, with a focus on contemporary China.

Education – Degrees, Licenses, Certifications

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

Selected Publications

Economic Openness and Territorial Politics in China. New York and Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010.

Currently Teaching

  • PS2710 Introduction to Comparative Politics, 4 credits

  • PS3770 Politics of East Asia, 4 credits

Courses taught

PS7710 Seminar in Comparative Politics, 3 credits, Fall 2018
PS4725 Globalization and Politics, 4 credits, Fall 2018