ZHOU Qi, female, was born in November 1952 in Beijing. She acquired her PhD at the School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University and now works as the Director of Political Office of Institute of American Studies of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. ZHOU is a T2 professor (researcher), doctoral supervisor, and enjoys State Council special allowance. She was previously the Director of Western Research Center of the International Politics Studies of Fudan University. ZHOU currently works as the senior expert of China-U.S. Relationship Research Center of China Institute of International Studies and the Director of China Reform Forum.