Peimin Ni earned a Ph.D. in Philosophy at the University of Connecticut. He also holds an M.A. and a B.A. from Fudan University. His main interests are Chinese and comparative philosophy, modern European philosophy, and philosophy of causation.
Ni is a founder and former President (1997-1999) of the Association of Chinese Philosophers in America (ACPA). He currently serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the ACPA book series on “Chinese and Comparative Philosophy“ and President of the Society of Asian and Comparative Philosophy (SACP). He is the founder and the Director of GVSU’s faculty-led study abroad program “Summer School in China“ and a winner of numerous academic awards. He also served as a Visiting Professor at the University of Hawaii and the University of Hong Kong. Peimin Ni is also an accomplished Chinese calligraphy artist.
He is the author of "On Confucius", Wadsworth 2002, "On Reid", Wadsworth 2002, "Wandering – Brush and Pen in Philosophical Reflection", co-authored with Stephen Rowe, Oriental Publication Center in Shanghai and Art Media Resources, Chicago 2002, "Confucius – Making the Way Great", Shanghai Translation Publishing House 2010 plus around fifty journal articles and book chapters.