Dr. Chengzhang Bao

Associate Researcher,
Institute of Middle East Studies, Shanghai International Studies University


Dr. Chengzhang Bao is Assistant to the Director of the Institute of Middle East Studies at Shanghai International Studies University, Associate Researcher, and Postgraduate Supervisor. His research areas include the politics of Islam and the Middle East, international relations in the Middle East, and international terrorism, among others. He is proficient in Arabic and English and has presided over and completed many national, provincial and ministerial level projects, as well as other commissioned projects. He regularly lectures on Politics and Society in the Contemporary Middle East, Society and Culture in the Middle East, and other similar topics. From September 2017 to September 2018, he was a visiting scholar at Oxford University’s Middle East Center, a member of the China Association of Middle East Studies, and a member of Shanghai Law Society’s Anti-terrorism Research Center.