Dr. WANG Zikui holds a PhD in International Politics (2019) from Fudan Univiersity，and an M.A. in International Politics (2010) from Shanghai Institute for International Studies.
Her research interests include comparative modernization, modern state transition of multi-ethnic empires, state building and methods of social sciences. Her dissertation is entitled Erosion of Empires: the Second-and-a-half Wave of Modernization and Modern State Transition of Multi-ethnic Empires. Some part of the research have been published as journal articles.