Zhang Haomiao received a Ph. D. degree from Renmin University of China, and was a visiting scholar in Leipzig University, Germany, and Oxford University, UK. She is currently an Associate Professor in the School of Public Administration, Sichuan University, China, and has worked in the area of social welfare policy. Her academic posts include Commissioner of Youth Committee in China Association of Social Security and Director of Social Assistance Branch of China Association of Social Security. Her publications include 2 monographs, more than 60 Chinese and English journal articles. She has been the principle investigator in 6 research projects from National Social Science Fund and Ministry of Education,etc.