Huang Ping is an Adjunct Fellow at the Charhar Institute in Beijing. She is also an Assistant Professor in the School of International and Public Affairs at Shanghai Jiaotong University. Dr. Huang's research and publications mainly focus on transnational religious NGOs, religion, and diplomacy, as well as issues of media, and globalization. An extract of her Ph.D. dissertation, "Reformulating Buddhism and Making a Global Social Movement: A Sociological Study of the Tzu Chi Foundation in Taiwan and Hong Kong," won Third Prize of the Twelfth National Challenge Cup Contest in 2011. Her research program concerning religion and American public diplomacy won support from the Shanghai Municipal Education Commission as a Key Innovation Program. Dr. Huang received her Ph.D. in sociology of religion from Hong Kong Baptist University. Huang Ping was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs for the 2012-2013 academic year.