The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal recently to announced the honorees for its 2015 Diversity in Business awards, and Thomson Reuters Chief Research and Academic Officer, Chang Wang, was among them. The Diversity in Business awards recognize some of the Twin Cities leading business leaders (owners and executives) from the GLBT and ethnic minority communities.

Last Thursday, the honorees were recognized at a cocktail reception at Muse Event Center in Minneapolis.

Wang joined Thomson Reuters in 2006. He is a native of Beijing and a graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School. He also holds associate and adjunct professorships at seven top law schools in the US, China, and Europe. He has published four books on law and cultural studies, among them, New Tales of the Twin Cities: The History, Law, and Culture of Minnesota, the first Chinese language book about the State of Minnesota. China Insight, a newspaper exclusively on US-China relations and China affairs, also published this interview with Chang Wang.