He is a professor at the Department of Philosophy, Peking University, and is leading the Ethics group in the department. He obtained his doctoral degree from Renmin University. His researches mostly focus on Ethics (moral philosophy，伦理学) and Social History. Also, He has translated several Politics and Philosophy classics to Chinese which has prominent impact on the field of Ethics in China.
- Wang, Jisi, Zhang, Weiying, and He, Huaihong. “Chinese Scholars’ View Of China And The U.S. Over The Next 10 Years.” Chinascope 58 (2012): 20-23. Academic Search Complete. 13 May 2015.
- He, Huaihong. Social Ethics in a Changing China: Moral Decay or Ethical Awakening?. Brookings Institution Press. 2015.
- “Incorporating ethical theories with his expertise in culture, history, religion, literature, and politics of the country, He reviews the remarkable transformation of ethics and morality in the People’s Republic of China and engages in a global discourse about the major ethical issues of our time. The book aims to reconstruct Chinese social ethics in an innovative philosophical framework, reflecting China’s search for new virtues; and provides a rich empirical narrative and thought-provoking scholarly arguments, highlighting the imperative for an ethical discourse in a country that is increasingly seen by many as both a materialistic giant and a spiritual dwarf.”
- He, Haihong. “Investigations on Public Philosophy.” Frontiers of Philosophy in China 1 (2007): 84-94.