Faculty Bio

Bin Chen

Associate Professor

  • Mailing Address
  • Baruch College/CUNY
  • School of Public Affairs
  • One Bernard Baruch Way, Box D-0901
  • New York NY, 10010


Bin Chen

Bin Chen is an associate professor and an affiliated faculty member at the Center for Nonprofit Strategy and Management in the Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs, Baruch College of the City University of New York (CUNY), and a doctoral faculty member of Ph.D. Program in Social Welfare at the CUNY Graduate Center.

His research focuses on cross-sectoral governance and interorganizational collaboration in public policy implementation, government-nonprofit relations, regional networked governance, and comparative public administration and public policy; spans policy areas of family and children services, elderly care, homeless, mental health and disability. His research methods include social network analysis (SNA) and qualitative comparative analysis (QCA). Professor Chen published in the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Public Administration Review, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, International Public Management Journal, Public Performance & Management Review, Nonprofit Management & Leadership, Journal of Public Affairs Education, and others.

Prior to his academic career, Professor Chen worked for the Shanghai Municipal Foreign Affairs Office, China. He was a policy analyst at the Asia 2000 Foundation of New Zealand (Now Asia New Zealand Foundation) and a visiting researcher at the Centre for Strategic Studies New Zealand. He was a British Council Senior Chevening Scholar in the United Kingdom, a Social Science Research Council Dissertation Fellow in the United States, and a recipient of the William Diaz Fellowship from the Nonprofit Academic Centers Council (NACC).

He received his Ph.D. in public administration from the University of Southern California (USC), M.Sc. in public administration and public policy from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), and B.A. in English from the Shanghai International Studies University (SHISU).

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