Xiaonong Cheng "is chief editor of Modern China Studies, refereed quarterly journal of social science and humanities on contemporary China. He has also been a visiting scholar at the German Institute for Economic Research, the National Center for Scientific Research, and Princeton University. Previously, Mr. Cheng served as an advisor to Premier Zhao Ziyang and as director of the General Research Office of the National People’s Congress of China. He has published more than thirty articles in both the United States and China covering a variety of economic, social, and political issues." 
In March 2006, he spoke at a meeting organized by the American Enterprise Institute entitled: Does Democracy Have a Future in China? Other speakers at the meeting were: Dan Blumenthal (American Enterprise Institute resident fellow in Asian studies); Jennifer Chou (director of the Mandarin Service of Radio Free Asia); Louisa Coan Greve (senior program officer for Asia at the National Endowment for Democracy); Qinglian He (senior researcher in residence at Human Rights China); Perry Link (professor of East Asian studies at Princeton University); and Ying Ma (is a National Research Initiative fellow at the American Enterprise Institute). 
- "Speaker Biography", American Enterprise Institute, Accessed December 2006.
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- ChinaEWeekly Editorial Department, , accessed June 29, 2008.