Daniel A. Bell

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Daniel A. Bell
Born (1964-05-22) 22 May 1964 (age 58)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Academic background
Alma mater
Doctoral advisorDavid Miller
InfluencesCharles Taylor[1]
Academic work
DisciplinePolitical science
Websitedanielabell.com Edit this at Wikidata

Daniel A. Bell (Chinese: 贝淡宁; born 22 May 1964) is Dean of the School of Political Science and Public Administration at Shandong University and professor at Tsinghua University (Schwarzman College and Department of Philosophy). He was born in Montreal, educated at McGill and Oxford, has taught in Singapore, Hong Kong and Shanghai, and has held research fellowships at Princeton's University Center for Human Values, Stanford's Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences and Hebrew University's Department of Political Science. He has put forward his views in favour of China's political meritocracy and against one person one vote as a mode of selection for political leaders in two books[2][3] and in comments published in The New York Times,[4] the Financial Times,[5][6] and in regular columns published in The Huffington Post,[7] in Project Syndicate,[8] in The Guardian,[9] as well as the Chinese-language periodical South Reviews (《南风窗》)[10] and a Chinese-language blog site on Caijing (《财经》).[11] He was the recipient of the Huilin Prize in 2018.[citation needed]


Bell is the author of books including:

He is the series editor of a translation series by Princeton University Press that aims to translate the original works of Chinese scholars:

He is also the editor of Confucian Political Ethics (Princeton University Press) and the co-editor of six books:


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