Zhiwei Zhang has been promoted to associate professor with tenure. Zhiwei joined the department in 2013 and has established himself as an outstanding scholar and teacher. Zhiwei teaches core courses on public accounting and budgeting in our Masters in Public Administration program. His research focuses on public finance and budgeting, public procurement, public private partnership, donors’ philanthropy behavior, and nonprofit finance and management. His work has appeared in Public Administration Quarterly, Public Performance & Management Review, and Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy among other outlets. He has also made important service contributions to the department’s efforts to further build connections and develop joint programs with universities outside the United States.