Founded in 1990, Modern China Studies 《当代中国研究(MCS) is a peer-reviewed international journal focusing on current issues in contemporary China, published biannually  featuring articles in either the Chinese or English language. It is the only scholarly journal that publishes articles in the Chinese language edited by a global editorial team of leading China scholars worldwide. Fields of interests include politics, economics business, law, sociology, culture, international relations, environment protections, modern history and humanities. Readers of MCS include scholars, researchers, analysts, policy makers, and people who are interested in China affairs. Submissions will go through a double-blind peer-review process and we strive for a short review circle and provide constructive comments.

Scholars who have published in MCS include Hung-dah Chiu, John C. Fei, Zhaohui Hong, Jeffrey Sachs, Guoqiang Tian, Arthur Waldron, Shaoguang Wang, Wing Thye Woo, Guoguang Wu, Xiaokai Yang,Gang Yi, Ying-shih Yu, Yongnian Zheng, and Xueguang Zhou, among others.


Executive Editor

Shaomin Li, Old Dominion University

Editors in Chief

Jie Chen, James Madison University
Shaomin Li, Old Dominion University
Yung-Hsiang Ying, National Taiwan Normal University

Listed in Ulrich's Wed, EBSCO host's Academic Search Complete (full contents), and ProQuest (full contents).