Dr. Yahong Zhang is an Associate Professor in School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA), Director of SPAA International Programs, and Director of Rutgers Institute on Anti-Corruption Studies (RIACS) at Rutgers University in Newark. Her primary research interests include anti-corruption studies, politics-administration relationships, government transparency, and citizen participation.
Her articles have appeared in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory (JPART), Public Administration Review (PAR), the American Review of Public Administration (ARPA), Public Performance & Management Review (PPMR), International Review of Administrative Sciences (IRAS), etc. She received Julia J. Henderson International Award of SWPA, ASPA in 2012 for her research and services on international public administration. Her book Government Anti- Corruption Strategies: A Cross-Cultural Perspective was published by Taylor and Francis in 2015.