Dengjian Jin

John J. Curley '60 and Ann Conser Curley '63 Faculty Chair in International Studies, Business and Management

Professor of International Business and Management

Department of International Business and Management

Dickinson College , Carlisle, PA 17013



      B.E., Zhejiang University, 1983

      M.E., Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 1986;

      Ph.D., George Mason University, 1998.


2016 Schumpeter Prize, International Joseph Schumpeter Society, for the book, The Great Knowledge Transcendence: The Rise of Western Science and Technology Reframed (Palgrave Macmillan 2016)

1998 Joseph L Fisher Doctoral Award, The Institute of Public Policy, George Mason University

Teaching and Research Experiences:


      1986-1988, Nanjing University

      1988-1989, Visiting scholar, the Chinese University of Hong Kong

      1989-1993, Nanjing University

      1997-president, Dickinson College


Office: Althouse 211

Phone: 245-1487

Current Teaching Areas


IB&M 230 International Organizational Behavi

IB&M 300Creativity, Innovation, and Knowledge Management

IB&M 400 International Business Policy and Strategy


Areas of Specialization


The problem of knowledge and knowledge creation in the very long run and across cultures and civilizations.


Selected Publications


Dengjian Jin (2016) The Great Knowledge Transcendence: the Rise of Western Science and Technology Reframed. New York: Palgrave Macmillan


Dengjian Jin (2001) The Dynamics of Knowledge Regimes: Culture, Technology, and Competitiveness of U.S. and Japan. London and New York: Continuum. In its Science, Technology, and the International Political Economy Series edited by John de la Mothe.


Roger R. Stough, Mark E. Maggio, and Dengjian Jin (2001) “Effects of Intelligent Transportation Systems on the Environment and Economic Development at the Metropolitan Level.” Journal of Public Affairs Review 2(1): 55-80.


Roger R. Stough, Mark E. Maggio, and Dengjian Jin (2001) “Methodological and Technical Challenges in Regional Evaluation of ITS: Induced and Direct Effects.” In: Roger R. Stough (ed.) Intelligent Transport System: Cases and Policies. Northampton, MA, USA.


James A. Wall, Michael Blum, and Dengjian Jin (2000) “Response to Diamant’s ‘Conflict and Conflict Resolution in China.’” Journal of Conflict Resolution 44(4) 547-551.


Dengjian Jin, and Roger R. Stough (1998) “Learning and Learning Capabilities in the Fordist and Post-Fordist Age: An Integrative Framework.” Environment & Planning A 30: 1255-1278.


James A. Wall, Jr., Michael Blum, Ronda R. Calister, Dengjian Jin, Nam-Hyeon Kim, Dong-Won Sohn (1998) "Mediation in the USA, China, Japan, and Korea." Security Dialogue 29(2): 235-248.


Dengjian Jin, and Kinsley E. Haynes (1997) “Economic Transition at the Edge of order and Chaos: China’s Dualist and Leading Sectoral Approach.” Journal of Economic Issues XXXI(1):79-101.


Dengjian Jin (1995) “Bounded Governance within Extended Order: the Confucian Advantage of Synergy under Generalized Constitutional Rules.” Constitutional Political Economy 6(3): 263-280.


James A. Wall, Jr., Dong-Won Sohn, and Dengjian Jin (1995) "Community and Family Mediation in the People's Republic of China." The International Journal of Conflict Management 6(1): 30-47.


Praises for and Description of the book--The Great Knowledge Transcendence

Book Reviews on the book --The Dynamics of Knowledge Regimes