Fudan American Review, whose Editor-in-Chief is Professor WU Xinbo, Director of the Center for American Studies and Dean of the Institute of International Studies at Fudan University, is an academic research journal professionally edited and issued by the Center for American Studies at Fudan University, listed as one of the Key Research Institutes of Humanities and Social Sciences in University nationwide.
Initiated in 2001, Fudan American Review made its editorial debut as the only platform to demonstrate the academic accomplishments on American studies among the Key Research Institutes of Humanities and Social Sciences in Chinese universities and has been eligible for inclusion in the Chinese Social Sciences Citation Index (CSSCI) source core journals. Based on the status quo,Fudan American Review is committed to calling for papers on American politics, economy, diplomacy, culture and society with original insights to promote the forefront, academic and innovative researches in the sphere of American studies both at home and abroad. With the objective of deepening the comprehension of U.S. relations with the rest of the world, America's diversity and global influence of American political culture, two official issues of the journal are annually published and monographs will aperiodically come out on major events with regard to bilateral relations.
The members of the Fudan American Review editorial board and office shall serve three-year terms headed by the Editor-in-Chief. In each term, guided by the editorial board, the editorial office of the journal is responsible for routine work. Meanwhile, Anonymous Referee System has been rigorously pertained to in the course of examining and approving papers, putting emphasis on advancing the professional ethics and academic competence of the editorial staff. Following the editorial guidelines of disciplinary orientations, superior quality, upper grade and “letting a hundred flowers blossom and a hundred schools of thought contend”, papers are reviewed on the breadth of materials, depth of the study, altitude of the theory and the originality accordingly before appearing in the journal. The academic strengths on American studies will be developed to construct characteristic columns on American politics, economy, diplomacy as well as American society, culture, religion, philosophy, history and related research achievements, including book reviews, thereby endeavoring to reap accolades by virtue of peer-reviewed quality of published research on American studies.
To date, 32 issues of Fudan American Review have been published, whose contributors of the papers and overviews include former U.S. President Jimmy Carter , former Australian leader Kevin Rudd, scholars and researchers from the Center for American Studies at Fudan University, Shanghai Institutes for International Studies, Institute of American Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Institute of American Studies, China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations, Institute of International Relations, Tsinghua University, School of International Relations and Public Affairs at Fudan University, University of Macau , The University of Virginia, Boston College and other prestigious institutes centering on American studies worldwide. Standing Columns of Fudan American Review encompass: Sino-U.S. Relations, American Politics, American Economy, American Diplomacy, American Society & Culture, Youth Forum and so forth.
Fudan American Review has blossomed out into one of the Chinese Social Sciences Citation Index (CSSCI) source core journals screened by Center for Chinese Social Sciences Research and Assessment, incorporated into CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure) and Wanfang Database with extensive academic influence and social prestige. Via comprehensively integrating the indexes of academic outputs, quality review and publicity impact with tallied ballots out of multiple sector professionals, Fudan American Review scores brilliance in being successively rated as CSSCI（2021-2022） biannual comprehensive academic research journal.
(Source: Center for American Studies, Fudan University. Preceding News in English by Mao Xiaojun)