Graduated from Department of Psychology, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China in 1968 and got Master Degree of Psychology from Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1981. Fulbright Research Scholar at Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA (1990-1991).
Research Assistant of Institute of Psychology Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China（1981-1985）; Director and Professor of Department of Social Psychology, Nankai University, Tianjin, China (1992-2014); Dean of School of Sociology, China University of Political Science and Law, Beijing, China（2002-2016）. Fellow of Chinese Psychological Society(CPS); Distinguished Professor of Department of Psychology, Zhejiang Normal University, Jinhua, Zhejiang Province, China（2018-）; Former President of CPS (2013-2014), Former President of Chinese Association Of Social Psychology (2006-2010).
Special research fields: social psychology，criminal psychology，and web psychology.