Daniel A. Bell（贝淡宁）is Dean of the School of Political Science and Public Administration at Shandong University (Qingdao) and Distinguished Chair Professor at Fudan University (Shanghai).
His books include Communitarianism and Its Critics (Oxford University Press, 1993) and The China Model (Princeton University Press, 2015), China’s New Confucianism (Princeton University Press, 2008), Beyond Liberal Democracy (Princeton University Press, 2007), East Meets West (Princeton University Press, 2000), and The Spirit of Cities (co-authored with Avner de-Shalit) (Princeton University Press, 2012). His latest book (co-authored with Wang Pei) Just Hierarchy: Why Social Hierarchies Matter in China and the Rest of the World was published by Princeton University Press in 2020.
He is the founding editor of the Princeton-China series (Princeton University Press) which translates and publishes original and influential academic works from China. His works have been translated into 23 languages. In 2018, he was awarded the Huilin Prize and was honored as a “Cultural Leader” by the World Economic Forum. In 2019 he was awarded the Special Book Award of China.