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Dr Wang, Peng 王鵬

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Associate Professor

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Dr Wang, Peng 王鵬

Title:
Associate Professor

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Short Biography:

Peng Wang is a criminologist focusing on Chinese organized crime. His wider research interests include organized crime, mafias, police corruption, military corruption and extra-legal governance.

His doctoral thesis entitled ‘The Chinese Mafia: The rise of extra-legal protection in a guanxi-based society’ developed an empirical analysis of the rise of extra-legal protection in contemporary China by emphasizing two major types of unlawful protectors—the ‘Red Mafia’ (corrupt officials) and the ‘Black Mafia’ (locally-based criminal groups).

Peng is also an associate member of the Extra-legal Governance Institute, University of Oxford.

Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
East China University of Political Science and Law, ChinaLLB
King's College LondonMA Criminology and Criminal Justice
King's College LondonPhD
Biography

Peng Wang is a criminologist focusing on Chinese organized crime. His wider research interests include organized crime, mafias, police corruption and the crime-terror nexus. His doctoral thesis entitled ‘The Chinese Mafia: The rise of extra-legal protection in a guanxi-based society’ developed an empirical analysis of the rise of extra-legal protection in contemporary China by emphasizing two major types of unlawful protectors—the ‘Red Mafia’ (corrupt officials) and the ‘Black Mafia’ (locally-based criminal groups). Peng is also an associate member of the Extra-legal Governance Institute, University of Oxford.

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
Social Sciences Outstanding Research Output Awards 2016-2017 for Basic Research: Faculty of Social Sciences, The University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
01/2016-01/2018Members of PresidumAsian Criminological Society
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Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Policing警務
Law and society法律與社會
Economic sociology經濟社會學
Crime and anti-crime犯罪與犯罪防治
Corruption and anti-corruption腐敗與反腐敗
China studies中國研究​
Bureaucracy and governance官僚體系與治理
Spoken Languages:
Spoken Language(s) (EN)Spoken Language(s) (ZH)
English, Putonghua英語、普通話
Written Languages:
Written Language(s) (EN)Written Language(s) (ZH)
English, Chinese英文、中文
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