Xiao Wei

Xiao Wei was born in 1957. She received her Ph.D. from Renmin University. She is now a professor and Ph.D. student supervisor of the Department of Philosophy at Tsinghua University.

Her study focuses on ethics, gender studies and bioethics (Public Health Ethics). Her book and teaching has won two professional prizes. She has also been selected as one of the “one-hundred promising scholars of the Beijing government for the 21st century”.

Her experience in studying and teaching overseas include a post as visiting scholar at Oxford University in the UK, as an advanced visiting scholar at Harvard University in the US, and as a visiting professor in Public Health School of University of Alberta in Canada. Moreover, she has been to approximately twenty countries for academic teaching and visiting.

She has published several monographs and translated seven books. In addition, she has published more than one-hundred articles (some of them in English), as well as published more than ten textbooks and other academic books as a co-chiefeditor and co-author.

She has completed several research projects. She is chairing four main research projects such as “A study of contemporary western feminist philosophy” (National Social Science Foundation) and “Public health ethics” (Ministry of Education).