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Dr Alex He appointed as associate editor of leading SSCI journal

June 2020

Dr Alex He Jingwei, Associate Head and Associate Professor of the Department of Asian and Policy Studies, was recently appointed as the Associate Editor (Asia) of Policy & Society, a leading international journal in public policy. Published by Routledge of the Taylor & Francis Publishing Group, Policy & Society is the open full open-access journal in the public administration category of the Social Science Citation Index (SSCI). With an impact factor of 1.983 in 2018, the Journal is currently ranked at 20 out of 47 in the SSCI category, while its citations and academic prestige continue to grow robustly. In the next three years, Dr He will work closely with the editorial team to bring the Journal to a new height.

Dr He has also been serving as Associate Editor of the Journal of Asian Public Policy since 2014. The Journal has witnessed phenomenal development as a young peer-reviewed journal with a short history. Indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) since 2017, Journal of Asian Public Policy recorded a mock impact factor of 0.976 in 2019, a standard on a par with many reputable SSCI journals in the categories of areas studies and public administration.