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William Adams

William Adams is a Senior International Economist for PNC Financial Services Group. He is responsible for forecasting economic conditions in China...
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Shazeda Ahmed

Shazeda Ahmed is an Intern with Asia Society’s Center on U.S.-China Relations, where she works on Chinese translation and social media as well as...
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Chris Alden

Professor Chris Alden holds a Readership in International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He taught International...
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Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian

Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian is an assistant editor at Foreign Policy magazine’s China channel Tea Leaf Nation, where she covers Chinese government,...
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Jamil Anderlini

Jamil Anderlini is the Financial Times’ Asia Editor, appointed in 2015. He oversees the FT’s coverage of the Asia region from Afghanistan to...
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Collin Anderson

Collin Anderson is a Washington, D.C.-based researcher focused on measurement and control of the Internet, including network ownership and access...
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Stephen C. Angle

Stephen C. Angle received a B.A. from Yale University in East Asian Studies and a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Michigan. Since 1994, he...
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Jonathan Ansfield

Based in Beijing since the late 1990’s, Jonathan Ansfield reports for The New York Times and is an editor of the Chinese-language edition. Previously...
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Ross Anthony

Ross Anthony is the Acting Head of the Centre for Chinese Studies. His research focuses on Chinese politics, both domestically and in its...
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Michael Anti

Michael Anti (Jing Zhao) is a Chinese journalist and political blogger, known for his posts about freedom of the press in China.Born in Nanjing, Anti...
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Jesse Appell

Jesse Appell is a former Fulbright Scholar whose research focuses on Chinese humor and performance. He is a disciple of master Xiangsheng performer...
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Alec Ash

Alec Ash is a writer and journalist in Beijing, where he is a correspondent for the Los Angeles Review of Books. His articles have been published in...
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Jill Baker

Jill Baker is an Adjunct Fellow at Asia Business Council in Hong Kong, and a reviewer for the Asian Review of Books. She was the...
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John C. Balzano

John Balzano is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor at Boston University Law School, where he teaches Chinese law and transnational litigation...
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David Bandurski

David Bandurski is a researcher at the University of Hong Kong’s China Media Project and editor of the project’s website. He is the author of Dragons...
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Geremie R. Barmé

Geremie Barmé is a historian, cultural critic, filmmaker, translator, and web-journal editor who works on Chinese cultural and intellectual history...
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Robert Barnett

Robert Barnett is an Associate Research Scholar, Director of the Modern Tibet Studies Program and an Adjunct Professor of Contemporary Tibetan...
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David M. Barreda

David Barreda is the Visuals Editor at ChinaFile. He has more than 15 years of media experience, spanning digital media to traditional wet lab...
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Mari Bastashevski

Mari Bastashevski is a photographer, writer, and researcher. Her installations combine texts, images, and documents to explore how corporate power...
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Andrew Batson

Andrew Batson is Director of China Research at the independent research firm Gavekal Dragonomics. He manages its team of researchers in Beijing,...
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Jessica Beinecke

Jessica Beinecke is a bubbly blonde blogger fluent in Mandarin. She teaches American slang and culture to a Chinese fan-base aged 15 to 30. Her...
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Rachel Beitarie

Rachel Beitarie is a Middle East-born and long-time Beijing-based freelance writer. She has published extensively in Israeli publications and has...
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Ira Belkin

Ira Belkin is Executive Director of the U.S.-Asia Law Institute at New York University. Before joining NYU, he was a program officer at the Ford...
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Daniel A. Bell

Daniel A. Bell was born in Montreal and educated at McGill and Oxford. He is Chair Professor of the Schwarzman Scholars program at Tsinghua...
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Lina Benabdallah

Lina Benabdallah is a Ph.D. candidate in the department of Political Science and Center for African studies at the University of Florida. Her...
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Nicholas Bequelin

Nicholas Bequelin is East Asia Director at Amnesty International, based in Hong Kong. A former Visiting Scholar at The China Center, Yale Law School...
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Martin Bernal

Martin Bernal was born in London in 1937. He studied at Kings College in Cambridge, and in 1959 attended Peking University. After taking his degree...
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Alexander Bernstein

Alexander Bernstein is Leonard Bernstein’s second child. He is president of The Bernstein Family Foundation, and founding chairman of The Leonard...
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Richard Bernstein

Richard Bernstein was born in New York but grew up on a poultry farm in East Haddam, CT. He received his B.A. from the University of Connecticut and...
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Michael Berry

Michael Berry is Professor of Contemporary Chinese Cultural Studies and Director of the East Asia Center at the University of California, Santa...
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Hamid Biglari

Hamid Biglari is Vice Chairman of Citicorp, the strategic arm of Citigroup.Dr. Biglari has held a number of senior roles within the organization,...
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Bill Bikales

Bill Bikales is Chief of Social Policy and Reform for Children at UNICEF China. His interest in China goes back to his undergraduate major in East...
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Bill Bishop

Bill Bishop is an American who lived in Beijing from 2005-2015. He is the writer of the blogs Sinocism, where he collects links to news and interest...
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Jude Blanchette

Jude Blanchette is an Associate Engagement Director at the The Conference Board’s China Center for Economics and Business, a non-profit business...
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Marc Blecher

Marc Blecher graduated from Cornell University and received his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. He is a Professor of Politics and East...
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Kevin Bloom

Kevin Bloom has written for a wide array of South African and international publications, including the Daily Maverick, Granta, the UK Times, and The...
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Dan Blumenthal

Dan Blumenthal is the Director of Asian Studies at AEI, where he focuses on East Asian security issues and Sino-American relations. He is also the...
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Nicole Bonnah

Born in London, Nicole Bonnah is a British journalist who has been living and working in China since 2013. While working as a foreign editor at CCTV...
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Stéphanie Borcard

Stéphanie Borcard is a Swiss photographer based in Bangkok. After working for more that 10 years as a teacher, she redirected her professional career...
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Kemo Bosielo

Kemo Bosielo is a South African student currently completing his Masters in International Relations at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. Bosielo...
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Tania Branigan

Tania Branigan is China Correspondent for The Guardian and has been based in Beijing since 2008, covering every major story from the Wenchuan...
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M. Scott Brauer

M. Scott Brauer was born in Landstuhl, Germany and grew up in various locations in the U.S. He is currently based in Boston, but calls Montana home...
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Deborah Bräutigam

Deborah Bräutigam has been writing about the fact and fiction of China and Africa, state-building, governance, and foreign aid for more than 20 years...
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Ian Bremmer

Ian Bremmer is the President and founder of Eurasia Group, the leading global political risk research and consulting firm, which he established in...
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Emily Brill

Emily Brill is a journalist and native New Yorker. She is studying Mandarin in Beijing, following two semesters in Seoul, where she was a Master’s...
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Debra Bruno

Debra Bruno is a Beijing-based freelance writer who regularly writes for The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and The...
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Uradyn E. Bulag

Uradyn E. Bulag is a Reader in Social Anthropology at Cambridge University. His interests broadly span East Asia and Inner Asia, especially China and...
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Tom Burgis

Tom Burgis is a London-based Investigations Correspondent for the Financial Times. He has covered Africa for the Financial Times for over six years,...
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Ian Buruma

Ian Buruma was educated in Holland and Japan, where he studied history, Chinese literature, and Japanese cinema. In the 1970s in Tokyo, he acted in...
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Yong Cai

Yong Cai is an Assistant Professor of Sociology and a Faculty Fellow of the Carolina Population Center at the University of North Carolina, Chapel...
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Christopher Cairns

Christopher Cairns is a Ph.D. Candidate in Government at Cornell University. His research focuses on China and Chinese media with special emphasis on...
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Jonathan Campbell

Jonathan Campbell lived on all sides of Beijing’s local-music-scene stage between 2000 and 2010. He has played in many bands, taken dozens of...
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Yaxue Cao

Yaxue Cao is the founder and editor of ChinaChange.org, a website devoted to news and commentary related to civil society, rule of law, and rights...
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Yiyang Cao

A graduate student at the School of International Affairs at Pennsylvania State University, YiYang Cao is an intern at the Asia Society's Center...
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Ann Carlson

Ann Carson is the Shirley Shapiro Professor of Environmental Law, and the inaugural Faculty Director of the Emmett Institute on Climate Change and...
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Allen Carlson

Allen Carlson is an Associate Professor in Cornell University’s Department of Government. He was granted his Ph.D. from Yale University’s Political...
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Liz Carter

Liz Carter is an Editor at Tea Leaf Nation, now a part of the Foreign Policy Group. Formerly a translator for China Digital Times, she...
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James Carter

James Carter holds a Ph.D. in Modern Chinese History from Yale University and is Professor of History at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia,...
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Valentina Caruso

Valentina Caruso is a freelance graphic designer with an interest in Chinese arts and culture. Born in Sicily and now based in Rome, she holds a...
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Christian Caryl

Christian Caryl is a contributing editor at Foreign Policy magazine and a senior fellow with the Legatum Institute. He is the editor of Democracy Lab...
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Nic Cavell

Nic Cavell is a writer and translator living in Brooklyn. His work has appeared in Dissent and The New Inquiry. He was an Editorial Intern with...
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Carlos F. Chamorro

Carlos F. Chamorro is a Nicaraguan journalist and the former Director of the Sandinista newspaper Barricada during the Nicaraguan revolution, from...
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Ying Chan

Ying Chan is a writer, educator, and China media expert, and the Founding Director of the Journalism and Media Studies Centre at the University of...
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Chang Ping

Chang Ping is a former Chief Commentator and News Director of Southern Weekend. In April 2008, he was removed from his positions for the article...
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Laura Chang

Laura Chang is Assistant Editor of ChinaFile and Editor of the Books section. She is a Senior Program Officer with Asia Society’s Center on U.S.-...
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Leslie T. Chang

Leslie T. Chang lived in China for a decade as a correspondent for The Wall Street Journal. She has also written for The New Yorker, National...
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Gordon G. Chang

Gordon G. Chang is the author The Coming Collapse of China and Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes On the World, both from Random House. His writings...
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Solange Guo Chatelard

Solange Guo Chatelard is a Ph.D. candidate at the Institute d'Etudes Politiques in Paris and an associate at the Max Planck Institute for Social...
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Pramit Pal Chaudhuri

Pramit Pal Chaudhuri is Foreign Editor of the Hindustan Times, the primary newspaper of the Indian capital, New Delhi. He is also a Senior Associate...
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Chen Long

Chen Long is the China economist at Gavekal Dragonomics. Before joining the firm in January 2014, he was the economic officer at the Canadian embassy...
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Zhiwu Chen

Zhiwu Chen is a Professor of Finance at Yale School of Management. He is an expert on finance theory, securities valuation, emerging markets, and...
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Chen Ming

Chen Ming is a reporter for Southern Weekend. He graduated from Beijing University’s School of Journalism and Communication in 2007. In July 2009, he...
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Chen Weihua

Chen Weihua is a columnist and chief Washington correspondent for China Daily and the Deputy Editor of China Daily USA. He was a Knight Fellow at...
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George Chen

George Chen is an award-winning journalist and a 2014 Yale World Fellow. He is the author of two books, This is Hong Kong I Know (2014) and Foreign...
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Joy Chen

Joy Chen is an internationally acclaimed writer and media personality. A Chinese-American former Deputy Mayor of Los Angeles, Chen is author of the...
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Jessica Chen Weiss

Jessica Chen Weiss is Associate Professor of Government at Cornell University and the author of Powerful Patriots: Nationalist Protest in China’s...
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Joseph Cheng

Joseph Cheng joined the City University of Hong Kong in July 1992 as Professor of Political Science. Before that, he taught at the Chinese University...
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Bi Cheng

Bi Cheng is an M.A. candidate in Conference Interpretation at the Monterey Institute of International Studies. His language combination is English...
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Edmund Cheng

Edmund W. Cheng is an adjunct fellow of the Institute of Future Cities at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and a doctoral candidate at the London...
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Alvin Y.H. Cheung

Alvin Y.H. Cheung’s research interests include the implementation of “One Country, Two Systems” in Hong Kong and Macau, China’s approach to...
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Tai Ming Cheung

Tai Ming Cheung is the director of the University of California Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation and the leader of IGCC’s Minerva project...
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Josh Chin

Josh Chin joined The Wall Street Journal in Beijing in 2007, working first as a video journalist and later as editor of the newspaper's China...
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Frank Ching

Frank Ching is a writer and university lecturer who has reported and commented on events in Asia, particularly China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan, for many...
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Eva Shan Chou

Eva Shan Chou is Professor and Chair of the Department of English at Baruch College, City University of New York. She holds a B.A. in English...
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Patrick Chovanec

Patrick Chovanec is Managing Director, Chief Strategist at Silvercrest Asset Management and a former professor at Tsinghua University. His insights...
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Chu Yin

Chu Yin is an Associate Professor at the Foreign Affairs Management in Public Administration Department at the University of International Relations...
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Chien-min Chung

Chien-min Chung is an American Taiwanese freelance photographer. He has covered child labor in Afghanistan and Mongolia, as well as China’s...
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Amy Chung

Amy Chung is a freelance journalist who has reported from Canada, India, and most recently China, where she has been learning Mandarin since 2012. In...
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Daouda Cissé

Daouda Cissé has been a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the China Institute at the University of Alberta since January 2015. He previously worked for...
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Duncan Clark

Duncan Clark is Chairman and Founder of BDA China, a consultancy he founded in Beijing in 1994 after four years with Morgan Stanley. Clark advises...
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Donald Clarke

Donald Clarke is a professor at the George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C., where he specializes in modern Chinese law...
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Mark L. Clifford

Mark L. Clifford is the author of, most recently, The Greening of Asia: The Business Case for Solving Asia’s Environmental Emergency. He is the...
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CNPolitics

CNPolitics is an independent group blog committed to introducing academic studies on Chinese politics to the Chinese public. Through short articles,...
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Jerome A. Cohen

Jerome A. Cohen, a professor at New York University School of Law since 1990 and co-director of its U.S.-Asia Law Institute, is a leading American...
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Elbridge Colby

Elbridge Colby is the Robert M. Gates Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), where he focuses on strategic, deterrence,...
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Yan Cong

Yan Cong is an independent photographer based in Beijing, where she was born and raised. She focuses most of her long-term projects on women’s issues...
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Peter Conn

Peter Conn is Professor of English and Education at the University of Pennsylvania, where he holds the Vartan Gregorian Chair in English and is also...
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Malcolm Cook

Malcolm Cook is a Senior Fellow at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS)-Yusof Ishak Institute in Singapore. At the Institute, Cook...
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Honita Cowaloosur

Honita Cowaloosur is a Phandulwazi Nge China scholar at the Centre for Chinese Studies at Stellenbosch University. Her research interests include...
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Matthew Crabbe

Matthew Crabbe has been analyzing the consumer economy of China for over two decades. He has specialist knowledge about the development of China’s...
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Rogier Creemers

Rogier Creemers grew up in Belgium, where he completed his undergraduate degree in Sinology at the University of Leuven after spending a year at...
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Gavin Cross

Gavin Cross is an undergraduate at Rice University, majoring in Asian Studies and Policy Studies, with a minor in Poverty, Justice, and Human...
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Pamela Kyle Crossley

Collis Professor of History, Dartmouth College, Pamela Kyle Crossley is a specialist on the Qing empire and modern China, and also writes on Central...
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Andrea Crosta

Andrea Crosta is the Executive Director and Co-Founder of Elephant Action League. He has 25 years of experience in conservation and research projects...
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Xyza Cruz Bacani

Xyza Cruz Bacani is a Filipina street and documentary photographer. Her work has been featured in The New York Times’ Lens blog, CNN, and various...
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Maura Cunningham

Maura Elizabeth Cunningham is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of History at the University of California, Irvine and ChinaFile Fellow at the...
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Charlie Custer

Charlie Custer is the Founder of 2non.org, a nonprofit media organization dedicated to reporting on China, and is an Editor at Tech in Asia, where he...
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Robert Daly

Daly is Director, Kissinger Institute on China and the United States.Before coming to the Wilson Center, Daly was director of the Maryland China...
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Mark Danner

Mark Danner is a writer and reporter who for twenty-five years has written on politics and foreign affairs, focusing on war and conflict. He has...
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Souvid Datta

Souvid Datta was born in Mumbai and moved to London at the age of 10. Since then, he has been raised between the two metropolises, developing an...
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Guy de Jonquières

Guy de Jonquières is a Senior Fellow at the European Centre for International Political Economy and previously worked for the Financial Times, where...
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Phillip de Wet

Phillip de Wet is an Associate Editor for Mail & Guardian, a South African online news publication. He writes about politics, society,...
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Jacqueline N. Deal

Jacqueline Newmyer Deal is President and CEO of the Long Term Strategy Group (LTSG), a Washington, D.C.-based consultancy that provides clients with...
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Aaron Deemer

Aaron Deemer lived in Beijing from 2004 to 2010. Previously a San Francisco-based photographer, he has worked for the last fifteen years...
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James Whitlow Delano

James Whitlow Delano is a documentary storyteller and collector of visual evidence who has lived in Asia for over two decades. His work has been...
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John Delury

John Delury is an Associate Professor of East Asian Studies at Yonsei University’s Graduate School of International Studies and Underwood...
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Barbara Demick

Barbara Demick is a correspondent for The Los Angeles Times and served as Bureau Chief in Seoul and in Beijing. She is author of Nothing to Envy:...
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Lauren Dickey

Lauren Dickey is a research associate for U.S. foreign policy at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington, DC. She is also a member of the...
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Steve Dickinson

Steve Dickinson is an Attorney with Harris & Moure, a boutique international law firm. The bulk of his practice is with foreign companies...
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Suzanne DiMaggio

Suzanne DiMaggio is the Vice President of Global Policy Programs at Asia Society in New York. She oversees Asia Society’s task forces, working groups...
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Carla Dirlikov

Mezzo-soprano Carla Dirlikov has been praised by Opera Magazine for possessing a voice that “grabs the heartstrings with its dramatic force and...
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David Dollar

David Dollar is a senior fellow with the Foreign Policy and Global Economy and Development programs in the John L. Thornton China Center at The...
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June Teufel Dreyer

June Teufel Dreyer is Professor of Political Science at the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, where she teaches courses on China, U.S...
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Rian Dundon

Rian Dundon (b. 1980) is a photographer living in Oakland, California. His work has appeared in TIME, Newsweek, and The New York Times,...
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Peter Dutton

Peter Dutton is Professor of Strategic Studies and Director of the China Maritime Studies Institute at the U.S. Naval War College. He is also Adjunct...
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Ronald Dworkin

Ronald Dworkin is a Professor of Philosophy and Frank Henry Sommer Professor of Law at New York University. He received BA degrees from both Harvard...
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Geoff Dyer

Geoff Dyer has worked for the Financial Times for over a decade in China, Brazil, the U.K., and now the U.S., where he writes about American foreign...
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Elizabeth Economy

Elizabeth Economy is the C.V. Starr Senior Fellow and Director for Asia studies at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). The author of The River...
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Jack Edelman

Jack Edelman, who is now 92 years old (pictured here in 1945), was born in New York and and attended City College there. Drafted into the U.S. Army...
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Dorinda Elliott

Dorinda Elliott is Editor at Large at ChinaFile. In her “day job,” she is Global Affairs Editor at Condé Nast Traveler, where she spearheads coverage...
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Einar Engström

Einar Engström is Managing Editor of LEAP magazine. Originally trained in Spanish and Portuguese languages and literatures, he moved to China in 2006...
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Gady Epstein

Gady Epstein has been covering China and Asia since 2002. As China correspondent for The Economist, he has made a specialty of writing about the...
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Andrew S. Erickson

Andrew S. Erickson is an Associate Professor in, and a core founding member of, the U.S. Naval War College’s China Maritime Studies Institute. He...
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Joseph W. Esherick

Joseph W. Esherick is a Professor Emeritus of the University of California, San Diego. He received a Ph.D. in history from the University of...
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J. Michael Evans

Michael Evans is a vice chairman of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. and global head of Growth Markets for the firm. He is a member of the Management...
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Frances Eve

Frances Eve is a Research Assistant with the Network of Chinese Human Rights Defenders, a coalition of Chinese and international NGOs.
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Brian Eyler

Brian Eyler is the Deputy Director of the Stimson Center’s Southeast Asia program. Eyler is an expert on transboundary issues in the Mekong region...
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John K. Fairbank

John K. Fairbank (1907-1991) was a highly influential scholar of Chinese history. He is largely credited with founding the field of Chinese Studies...
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James Fallows

James Fallows is based in Washington, D.C. as a national correspondent for The Atlantic. He has worked for the magazine since the late 1970s, and in...
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Julia Famularo

Julia M. Famularo is a research affiliate at the Project 2049 Institute and a seventh-year doctoral candidate in modern East and Central Asian...
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Jiayang Fan

Jiayang Fan is on the editorial staff The New Yorker. She frequently writes about China and Chinese-American issues for the magazine and the website...
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Fang Lizhi

Fang Lizhi (1936-2012) was an astrophysicist and political dissident. Early on, the Chinese Communist Party considered him a valuable asset because...
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Evan A. Feigenbaum

Evan A. Feigenbaum is Vice Chairman of the Paulson Institute. He is also Nonresident Senior Associate in the Asia Program at the Carnegie Endowment...
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Jonathan Fenby

Jonathan Fenby is the author of Will China Dominate the 21st Century?, Tiger Head, Snake Tails: China Today, and The Penguin History of Modern China...
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Matt Ferchen

Matt Ferchen is a resident scholar at the Carnegie–Tsinghua Center for Global Policy, where he runs the China and the Developing World Program. His...
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Barbara A. Finamore

Barbara A. Finamore is Senior Attorney and Asia Director at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). Finamore founded NRDC’s China Program,...
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Eric Fish

Eric Fish is a writer at Asia Society in New York and author of the book China’s Millennials: The Want Generation. From 2007 to 2014, he was based in...
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Mei Fong

Mei Fong is a journalist who has done more than a decade of reporting in Asia for The Wall Street Journal. She was part of a group that won the 2007...
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Peter Ford

Peter Ford is currently the Beijing bureau chief for The Christian Science Monitor. Over a thirty-year career in journalism, he has lived in and...
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Jocelyn Ford

Jocelyn Ford is a Beijing-based radio correspondent and filmmaker who has been based in Asia for 30 years. For over a decade, Ford was Bureau Chief...
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Tim Franco

Tim Franco is a French-Polish photographer based in Shanghai. He is fascinated by the transformation of Chinese cities and has been docummenting...
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Joshua Frank

Joshua Frank is a documentary filmmaker and journalist currently based in New York City. Though born in Montreal, he has spent more time in Beijing...
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M. Taylor Fravel

M. Taylor Fravel is an Associate Professor of Political Science and member of the Security Studies Program at the Massachusetts Institute of...
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Mark Frazier

Mark Frazier is Professor of Politics and Co-Academic Director of the India China Institute at the New School. He joined the New School in 2012 after...
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Chas W. Freeman

Ambassador Chas W. Freeman, Jr. is a founder of the United States-China Policy Foundation, Chairman of Projects International, Inc., President...
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Carla Freeman

Carla Freeman is Executive Director of the Foreign Policy Institute at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), where she is...
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Howard W. French

Howard W. French is an Associate Professor at the Columbia Journalism School, where he teaches journalism and photography. He was a freelance...
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Edward Friedman

Edward Friedman is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He has worked in rural China,...
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Alison Friedman

Alison M. Friedman is the Founding Director of Ping Pong Productions, a producing and consulting organization headquartered in Beijing with the...
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David Frost

David Frost has been Chief Executive Officer of the South African Tourism Services Association (SATSA) since 2013. A trained economist, Frost has an...
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Fu Hualing

Fu Hualing is a professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of Hong Kong. He teaches and researches constitutional law and criminal law with a...
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Ana Fuentes

Ana Fuentes is a Spanish journalist, author, and speaker based in Madrid. A former Beijing correspondent from 2007 to 2011, her reports have been...
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Yoichi Funabashi

Yoichi Funabashi is Chairman of the Rebuild Japan Initiative Foundation, a Tokyo-based think tank.
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Alexander Gabuev

Alexander Gabuev is a Senior Associate and the Chair of the Russia in the Asia-Pacific Program at the Carnegie Moscow Center. His research is focused...
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Mary Gallagher

Mary Gallagher is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Michigan where she is also the Director of the Kenneth G. Lieberthal...
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Mobo Gao

Professor Mobo Gao was born and brought up in a small Chinese village which he did not leave until he went to Xiamen University to study English. He...
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Nathan Gardels

Nathan Gardels has been editor of New Perspectives Quarterly since it began publishing in 1985. He has served as editor of Global Viewpoint and Nobel...
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John Garnaut

John Garnaut is the author of the e-book The Rise and Fall of the House of Bo (Penguin, 2013) and served as a China correspondent for The Age and The...
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Timothy Garton Ash

Timothy Garton Ash is Professor of European Studies in the University of Oxford, Isaiah Berlin Professorial Fellow at St Antony’s College, Oxford,...
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Thembinkosi Gcoyi

Thembinkosi Gcoyi is the Managing Director and Co-founder of Frontline Africa Consulting. He previously served as the Economic Counselor in the...
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Sam Geall

Sam Geall is Research Fellow on Low-Carbon Innovation in China at the University of Sussex. He is Executive Editor of chinadialogue, a bilingual...
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Julian B. Gewirtz

Julian B. Gewirtz writes on U.S.-China relations and modern Chinese politics, economics, and culture. A Chinese speaker, he is a Rhodes Scholar at...
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Paul Gewirtz

Paul Gewirtz is the Potter Stewart Professor of Constitutional Law at Yale Law School and is also the director of Yale Law School’s China Center. He...
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Bruce Gilley

Bruce Gilley is an Associate Professor of Political Science in the Mark O. Hatfield School of Government at Portland State University. His research...
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Paul Gillis

Paul Gillis is a Professor of Practice and Co-Director of the IMBA program at the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University. A leading...
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John Gittings

John Gittings is a reporter on Chinese and international affairs. He is currently a research associate at the School of Oriental and African Studies...
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Dru C. Gladney

Dru Gladney is Professor of Anthropology at Pomona College in Claremont, California. A Ph.D. in Social Anthropology from the University of Washington...
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Bonnie S. Glaser

Bonnie S. Glaser is a senior adviser for Asia and the director of the China Power Project at Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS),...
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Thomas Gold

Tom Gold is a Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley, and Executive Director of the Inter-University Program for Chinese...
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Jeremy Goldkorn

Jeremy Goldkorn is the Founder and Director of Danwei, a research firm that tracks Chinese media and Internet. Danwei has been publishing a popular...
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Merle Goldman

Merle Goldman is a Professor Emerita of History at Boston University. Her specialization is in Chinese history. She is the author of a number of...
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Avery Goldstein

Avery Goldstein is the David M. Knott Professor of Global Politics and International Relations in the Political Science Department, Director of the...
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Eleanor Goodman

Eleanor Goodman is a Research Associate at the Fairbank Center at Harvard University. Previously, she spent a year at Peking University on a...
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Lauren Greenfield

Lauren Greenfield is an acclaimed photographer and filmmaker based in Los Angeles. Her photographic work "Fast Forward," "Girl Culture...
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Anna Greenspan

Anna Greenspan is an Assistant Professor at NYU Shanghai. She holds a doctorate in philosophy and cybernetic culture from the university of Warwick,...
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Peter Gries

Peter Gries was born in Singapore and grew up in Hong Kong, Japan, and Beijing, where he attended a Chinese public elementary school and learned to...
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Nicholas Griffin

Nicholas Griffin is a journalist and author of four novels and one work of non-fiction, about “ping-pong diplomacy.” His writing has appeared in The...
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Sven Grimm

Sven Grimm is a political scientist and has worked on external partners’ co-operation with Africa since 1999. He is a Senior Researcher and the...
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Timothy Grose

Timothy Grose is an assistant professor of China Studies at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Indiana. He completed his Ph.D. in...
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Ashok Gurung

Ashok Gurung is the senior director of the India China Institute (ICI) at The New School. He is responsible for the overall development, management,...
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Jurgen Haacke

Jurgen Haacke is an Associate Professor in International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His research interests...
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Paul H. Haagen is Professor of Law and Associate Dean for International Initiatives at the Duke University School of Law. He is Co-Director of the...
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Kyle Haddad-Fonda

Kyle Haddad-Fonda studies the history of China’s ties to the Middle East. He holds a D.Phil. in Oriental Studies from the University of Oxford, where...
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Paul Haenle is the Director of the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center based at Tsinghua University in Beijing. In addition to running the Carnegie-Tsinghua...
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Shirley Han Ying is a documentary filmmaker, videographer, and video editor based in France. She specializes in visual storytelling, camera operating...
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For 10 years, Meng Han was a staff photojournalist for The Beijing News. In 2014, she left China to study English at the University of Montana and...
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Keith Hand

Keith Hand is a Professor of Law at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. His research focuses on legal reform in the People’s...
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Steve Hansen

Steve Hansen is one of the two founders of Phonemica, a project dedicated to archiving the numerous Sinitic dialects and their inseparable cultural...
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Valerie Hansen

Valerie Hansen teaches Chinese and world history at Yale University. Her main research goal is to draw on nontraditional sources to capture the...
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Stephen E. Hanson

Stephen E. Hanson (Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1991; BA, Harvard, 1985) is Vice Provost for International Affairs, Director of the...
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Harry Harding

Harry Harding is a specialist on Asia whose major publications include Organizing China: The Problem of Bureaucracy, 1949-1966; A Fragile...
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Paula S. Harrell

Paula S. Harrell (Ph.D., Columbia University) is a China-Japan historian specializing in nineteenth and twentieth century history and contemporary...
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Rachel Harris

Rachel Harris is Senior Lecturer in Ethnomusicology at SOAS, University of London, specializing in music in China and Central Asia. She has published...
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Melanie Hart

Melanie Hart is Director for China Policy at the Center for American Progress, a think tank based in Washington, D.C. She focuses on U.S. foreign...
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Falk Hartig

Falk Hartig is a post-doctoral researcher at the Frankfurt Inter-Centre-Programme on new African-Asian Interactions at Frankfurt University, Germany...
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John Hawkins

John N. Hawkins is a consultant for the East-West Center's International Forum for Education 2020, which currently includes the Education...
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Jianan He graduated from the London School of Economics and Political Science with a Master’s degree in Development Management. She also holds a...
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Sebastian Heilmann

Sebastian Heilmann is the founding director of the Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS), a large new China think tank in Berlin, and...
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Anne Henochowicz

Anne Henochowicz is the Translations Editor at China Digital Times. Her writing has appeared in Foreign Policy, The China Beat, and the Cairo Review...
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Guillaume Herbaut

Guillaume Herbaut has dedicated himself to photographing historical places filled with symbols and memory. He is a founding member of L’Oeil Public...
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Carlos Herrera

Carlos Herrera is a Nicaraguan photojournalist, born in the capital Managua. He is currently the Director of Photography for the Nicaragua magazine...
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Mark Hertsgaard

Mark Hertsgaard was among the earliest independent Western journalists to detail the Chinese environmental crisis, following months of travel...
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Katharina Hesse

Katharina Hesse is a Beijing-based photographer who has worked throughout Asia for nearly two decades. Her work primarily focuses on China’s social...
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Peter Hessler

Peter Hessler is a staff writer at The New Yorker, where he served as Beijing Correspondent from 2000 to 2007. He is also a contributing...
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Celeste Hicks

Celeste Hicks is a freelance journalist who focuses on the Sahel and North Africa. Her new book, Africa’s New Oil: Power, Pipelines and Future...
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Le Hong Hiep

Le Hong Hiep is a Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS), Singapore, and a lecturer at the Faculty of International...
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Nathan Hill

Nathan W. Hill is a Lecturer in Tibetan and LInguistics with a joint appointment in the Department of China and Inner Asia and the Department of...
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Michael Hill

Michael Gibbs Hill is Associate Professor of Chinese and Comparative Literature and Director of the Center for Asian Studies and the Program in...
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Isabel Hilton

Isabel Hilton is a London-based international journalist and broadcaster. She studied at the Beijing Foreign Language and Culture University and at...
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Frances Hisgen

Frances Hisgen is a high school student at the Brearley School in New York. Her publications include “Feminism Is Not A Word We Use In Polite Society...
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Stephanie Ho

Stephanie Ho has reported on China for radio and video for more than 20 years, both from inside and outside the country. Most recently, she was...
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Denise Y. Ho

Denise Y. Ho is an Assistant Professor in the department of history at Yale University.  She received her Ph.D. in Chinese history from...
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Pin Ho

Pin Ho is the Founder and CEO of the Mirror Media Group. He co-authored, with Huang Wenguang, book about Bo Xilai called A Death in the Lucky Holiday...
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Christina Ho

Christina Ho joined the Rutgers faculty in 2010 from the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University Law Center,...
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Michel Hockx

Michel Hockx is Professor of Chinese at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at the University of London, the Director of the SOAS China...
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David Hoffman

David R. Hoffman is Vice President and Managing Director of The Conference Board China Center. Based in Beijing, Hoffman is responsible for the...
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Nick Holdstock

Nick Holdstock is the author of The Tree That Bleeds: A Uighur Town on the Edge (Luath Press Ltd 2011), a book about life in Ghulja, Xinjiang...
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Sharon Hom

Sharon Hom is the Executive Director of Human Rights in China (HRIC). She leads HRIC’s human rights and media advocacy and strategic policy...
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Leta Hong Fincher

Leta Hong Fincher is the author of Leftover Women: The Resurgence of Gender Inequality in China (2014). She recently...
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Vanessa Hope

Vanessa started her film career in China while teaching a graduate course on law and society at People's University (on a grant from the Ford...
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Lucy Hornby

Lucy Hornby is China correspondent and Deputy Beijing Bureau Chief for the Financial Times. Previously, she was a reporter for Reuters from Beijing...
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Chris Horton

Chris Horton is a writer, editor, and translator who has been studying or working in China since 1998.After initially coming to China through the...
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Angel Hsu

Angel Hsu, PhD is an Assistant Professor at Yale-National University of Singapore College and the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies...
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Hu Yong

Hu Yong is a professor at Peking University’s School of Journalism and Communication, and a well-known new media critic and Chinese Internet pioneer...
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Fred Hu

Prior to founding Primavera Capital Group, Fred Hu was Chairman of Greater China and a Partner at Goldman Sachs, where he was instrumental in...
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Yanzhong Huang

Yanzhong Huang is a Senior Fellow for Global Health at the Council on Foreign Relations, where he examines issues of emerging powers, global health...
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Huang Hongxiang

Huang Hongxiang graduated from the Journalism school at Fudan University and from SIPA (School of International and Public Affairs) at Columbia...
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Sunny Huang

Sunny Huang is the Wildlife Conservation Manager for China House, a social enterprise focusing on helping Chinese people better integrate into Africa...
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Mingwei Huang

Mingwei Huang is conducting an interdisciplinary study of the contemporary spectacular reemergence of Sino-African relations, particularly Sino-...
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Yukon Huang

Yukon Huang is a Senior Associate in the Carnegie Endowment in Washington, D.C. Prior to joining Carnegie, he was the World Bank’s Country Director...
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La Frances Hui

La Frances Hui is Film Curator at Asia Society New York. She has curated film series featuring contemporary Chinese documentary and fiction films,...
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Eric Hundman

Eric Hundman is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Political Science and a Toyota Dissertation Fellow in the Center for East Asian Studies at the...
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Ho-fung Hung

Ho-fung Hung is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Johns Hopkins University. He researches global political economy, protest, and nationalism. He...
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Mikko Huotari

Mikko Huotari is heading the Foreign Policy and Economic Relations Program at the Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS), a new China think...
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Pico Iyer

Pico Iyer is a Distinguished Presidential Fellow at Chapman University. Since 1986, he has been an essayist for Time magazine. He has been a frequent...
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Andrew Jacobs

Andrew Jacobs is a foreign correspondent for The New York Times who has been based in Beijing since 2008. Taking a year off from studying Chinese at...
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Linda Jaivin

Linda Jaivin is the author of eleven books, including The Monkey and the Dragon (Text Publishing 2001), Beijing (Reaktion Press, UK 2014) and Found...
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Susan Jakes

Susan Jakes is Editor of ChinaFile and Senior Fellow at Asia Society’s Center on U.S.-China Relations.From 2000-2007, she reported on China for Time...
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Ron Javers

As Executive Editor of Newsweek International, Ron Javers was responsible for the editorial oversight of all of Newsweek’s worldwide editions, most...
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Jeremiah Jenne

Jeremiah Jenne is an educator, feral historian, and free-range Sinologist based in Beijing. He taught Chinese History and Chinese Philosophy for ten...
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Steven Jiang

Steven Jiang has been a Beijing-based producer for CNN since 2010. Some of the stories he has covered include the plight of blind activist Chen...
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Jiang Qisheng

Jiang Qisheng is a writer and political activist. In 1968, the Chinese government sent him to the countryside for re-education. He received a Master’...
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Jiang Rongfa

Jiang Rongfa was born in May 1963 in Changzhou, Jiangsu province. He is a member of the Photojournalist Society of China, a council member of the...
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Ian Johnson

Ian Johnson is a Pulitzer-Prize winning correspondent, writing for The New York Times, The New York Review of Books, The...
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Tiffany Johnson

Tiffany Johnson is an American elementary school teacher in Beijing, China. She graduated in 2013 with a second degree in Elementary Education and...
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Harold L. Kahn

Harold L. Kahn is a Professor of History, Emeritus at Stanford University. He taught at Stanford for over 40 years. Previously, he was a Lecturer in...
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Fredrich Kahrl

Fredrich Kahrl is a Managing Consultant at Energy and Environmental Economics (E3), a San Francisco-based energy consulting firm. He advises energy...
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Kai Xue

Kai Xue is a corporate lawyer based in Beijing who advises clients on investments in Africa and also works closely with China’s major policy banks,...
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Ira Kalish

Ira Kalish is Chief Global Economist at Deloitte. He is a specialist in global economic issues as well as the effects of economic, demographic, and...
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Anthony Kao

Anthony Kao is a technology product manager in the Silicon Valley. He founded and writes for Cinema Escapist, an online home for commentary on...
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Mark Kapchanga

Mark Kapchanga is a media and economic consultant. He is a columnist for China’s Global Times newspaper and a former senior economics writer for The...
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Robert Kapp

Robert Kapp began his working career as an historian of twentieth century China at Rice University and the University of Washington. However, his...
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Rebecca E. Karl

Rebecca E. Karl teaches History at New York University. She is the author of Mao Zedong and China in the Twentieth-Century World: A Concise History (...
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William Kazer

William Kazer has covered Asian politics and economics for more than 30 years, including as a senior correspondent for the Wall Street Journal and...
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Robert Keatley

Robert Keatley has served as editor of three newspapers during his journalism career. After earning degrees from the University of Washington and...
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Anna Beth Keim

Anna Beth Keim is a freelance writer and Chinese translator based in Somerville, MA. Her work has been published in the Foreign Service Journal, New...
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Thomas Kellogg

Thomas Kellogg is Director of the East Asia Program at the Open Society Foundations. He is also a lecturer in law at Columbia Law School. At the Open...
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David Kelly

David Kelly is a Research Director at China Policy, a Beijing-registered research and advisory company working across major policy fields. He is also...
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Scott Kennedy

Scott Kennedy is Deputy Director of the Freeman Chair in China Studies and Director of the Project on Chinese Business and Political Economy at the...
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Jonah Kessel

Jonah M. Kessel is a cross-platform visual media specialist based in Beijing, China. He is currently The New York Times’ contract video journalist,...
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Sulmaan Khan

Sulmaan Khan is Assistant Professor of International History and Chinese Foreign Relations at the Fletcher School, Tufts University, where he also...
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Tomoko Kikuchi

Tomoko Kikuchi is a Japanese-born photographer whose work is held in permanent collection at the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, the Mori...
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Stefani Kim

Stefani Kim recently completed her Master’s in Journalism at CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. Prior to graduate school, she covered community news...
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Alyssa King

Alyssa King is a Ph.D. candidate in law at Yale University and a resident fellow at the Yale Law School Information Society Project. From 2012 to...
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William C. Kirby

William C. Kirby is T. M. Chang Professor of China Studies at Harvard University and Spangler Family Professor of Business Administration at Harvard...
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Henry Kissinger

Henry A. Kissinger served as U.S. Secretary of State from 1973 to 1977 and as National Security Advisor from 1969-1975. At present, Dr. Kissinger is...
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Alison Klayman

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Stephanie T. Kleine-Ahlbrandt

Stephanie Kleine-Ahlbrandt is Director of Asia-Pacific Programs at the U.S. Institute of Peace.From 2008-2013, she established and managed the...
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Samuel Kleiner

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Daniel Kliman

Daniel Kliman is a Senior Advisor with the Asia Program at the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF), where his research focuses on Asia...
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Alan R. Kluver

Alan R. (Randy) Kluver is Executive Director of Global Partnerships and Projects (GPP), and Associate Professor in the Department of Communication...
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Peter Knights

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Piin-Fen Kok

Piin-Fen Kok is director of the China, East Asia, and United States program at the EastWest Institute (EWI). Based in New York, she is responsible...
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Aynne Kokas

Aynne Kokas is an Assistant Professor of Media Studies at the University of Virginia. Her work focuses on the intersections of Chinese and U.S. media...
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Edwin Koo

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Shelly Kraicer

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Nicholas D. Kristof

Nicholas D. Kristof is a columnist for The New York Times, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, and former Beijing correspondent for the paper. Kristof...
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Arthur R. Kroeber

Arthur R. Kroeber is Managing Director of GaveKal Dragonomics, an independent global economic research firm, and Editor of its journal, China...
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Julian G. Ku

Julian Ku is the Maurice A. Deane Distinguished Professor of Law at Hofstra University in New York. Ku’s primary research interest is the...
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Michael Kulma

Michael G. Kulma is the Executive Director of Global Leadership Initiatives at Asia Society’s headquarters in New York. In this capacity, he directs...
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Kaiser Kuo

Kaiser Kuo is Director of International Communications for Baidu. He is also co-host of the Sinica Podcast, a weekly discussion of current affairs in...
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Lily Kuo

Lily Kuo covers East Africa and China in Africa from Nairobi for Quartz. She previously reported for Quartz from Hong Kong. Before that she covered...
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Peter LaFontaine

Peter LaFontaine is a Campaigns Officer with the International Fund for Animal Welfare’s (IFAW) Washington, D.C. office.LaFontaine helps to lead IFAW...
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Roseann Lake

Roseann Lake is an American journalist and electric scooter enthusiast based in Beijing. Highlights from her four years in China include motor-biking...
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Jonathan Landreth

Jonathan Landreth reported from Beijing from 2004 to 2012, with a focus on the media and entertainment industries' effect on the world’s...
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Todd Lappin

Todd Lappin studied Chinese history at Brown University. He lives in San Francisco.
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Christina Larson

Christina Larson is an award-winning American journalist in Beijing who writes about the environment and the human side of China’s economic boom. She...
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Lawrence J. Lau

Professor Lawrence J. Lau currently serves as Ralph and Claire Landau Professor of Economics at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Lau received his...
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Ayesha Macpherson Lau

Ayesha Macpherson Lau is a certified public accountant who lives in Hong Kong.
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Charles Laughlin

Charles A. Laughlin has a Bachelor of Arts in Chinese Language and Literature from the University of Minnesota, a Master of Arts, Master of...
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Leap

LEAP is the leading international art magazine of contemporary China. Published six times a year in Chinese and English, it presents a winning mix of...
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Kim Lee

Kim Lee is a teacher, writer, and mother of three daughters. She has lived in China for 16 years and is deeply committed to women’s issues. Her high-...
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Harry W.S. Lee

Harry W.S. Lee is a journalist based in East Asia. He has written for World Policy Journal and Korea Joongang Daily. His coverage of the Occupy Wall...
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Gregory B. Lee

Gregory B. Lee is Chair of the Board of the Lyon Confucius Institute.
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Seong-Hyon Lee

Seong-Hyon Lee, Ph.D., is a Research Fellow at Sejong Institute. He lived in Beijing for 11 years and speaks fluent Chinese. He is a graduate of...
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Wei-chin Lee

Wei-chin Lee is Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Wake Forest University. His books include Taiwan (1990), Taiwan in Perspective (...
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Daniel Leese

Daniel Leese is professor of modern Chinese history and politics at the University of Freiburg. He is the author of Mao Cult: Rhetoric and Ritual in...
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Ethan J. Leib

Ethan J. Leib is a Professor of Law at Fordham Law School. He is the co-editor (with Baogang He) of The Search for Deliberative Democracy in China (...
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James Leibold

James Leibold is a Senior Lecturer in Chinese Politics and Asian Studies at La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia. His research interests...
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Nicholas Lemann

Nicholas Lemann began his journalism career at seventeen as a writer for an alternative weekly newspaper in New Orleans, the Vieux Carre Courier. He...
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Mark Leong

Mark Leong is a fifth-generation Chinese-American from Sunnyvale, California. After graduating from Harvard University in 1988, he received a George...
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Steven I. Levine

Steven I. Levine is a retired professor of Chinese politics and history. His recent books include Arc of Empire: America's Wars in Asia from the...
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David Levine

David Levine (1926-2009) contributed more than 3,800 caricatures to The New York Review of Books between 1963 and 2007. His work also appeared in...
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Joanna Lewis

Joanna Lewis is Associate Professor in the Science, Technology and International Affairs (STIA) Program at Georgetown University's Edmund A...
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Margaret Lewis

Margaret Lewis joined Seton Hall Law School as an Associate Professor in 2009. She is a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a Public...
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Simon Leys

Simon Leys is the pen name of Pierre Ryckmans, who was born in Belgium and settled in Australia in 1970. He was a Professor of Chinese Studies at the...
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Dayan Li

Dayan Li is a student at Sarah Lawrence College, class of 2017. He is an intern at the Asia Society’s Center on U.S.-China Relations. He is also a...
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Li Shuo

Li Shuo is the Senior Climate & Energy Policy Officer for Greenpeace East Asia. He oversees Greenpeace’s work on air pollution, water, and...
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Li Shengjiao

Li Shengjiao is a former senior Chinese diplomat, scholar, bilingual author, and former Nanjing sports star.In his 40-year career as a diplomat, Li...
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Li Ling

Ling Li joined the U.S.-Asia Law Institute at the New York University School of Law as a Senior Research Fellow in 2010 after having obtained her...
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Li Xin

Li Xin is the Managing Editor of the Chinese Wall Street Journal and the Editor for Chinese language Dow Jones news wire. Prior to that, she was the...
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Liao Yiwu

Liao Yiwu is a writer, musician, and poet from Sichuan, China. He is a critic of the Chinese regime, for which he has been imprisoned, and the...
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Rebecca Liao

Rebecca Liao is a writer and corporate attorney with Silicon Valley and Hong Kong practices. She contributes to The Atlantic, n+1 , and The Times...
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Louisa Lim

Louisa Lim is the author of The People's Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited, and a Visiting Professor of Journalism at the University of...
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Jen Lin-Liu

Born in Chicago and raised in Southern California, Jen Lin-Liu attended Columbia University and went to China in 2000 as a Fulbright Fellow. The...
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Jon R. Lindsay

Jon R. Lindsay is an Assistant Research Scientist at the University of California Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation and Adjunct Professor...
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Perry Link

Perry Link is Professor Emeritus of East Asian Studies at Princeton University and Chancellorial Chair for Teaching Across Disciplines at the...
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Jeffrey Linn

Jeffrey Linn is an urban planner, designer, and cartographer focused on sustainability and active transportation issues. He currently lives in...
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Kin-ming Liu

Kin-ming Liu, a Hong Kong-based journalist, is a ChinaFile Fellow at the Asia Society's Center on U.S.-China Relations and edits ChinaFile'...
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Liu Changchun

Liu Changchun is the Vice Chairman of the Jiaozuo Photographers Association, Honorary President of the Jiaozuo Fine Art Photographers Association,...
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Liu Heung Shing

Liu Heung Shing is a Hong Kong-born former foreign correspondent and photojournalist for The Associated Press. He shared the 1992 Pulitzer Prize in...
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Alice Xin Liu

Alice Xin Liu was born in Beijing and left for London at the age of seven, returning when she was 21. She is a graduate of Durham University, where...
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Yawei Liu

Yawei Liu directs the China Program at The Carter Center. He is the Zijiang Professor of Political Science at East China Normal University in...
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Yuyang Liu

Born in Ziyang, Sichuan province, Yuyang Liu is currently based in Guangzhou. His photography work focuses on urbanization and immigration issues in...
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Liu Xiaobo

Liu Xiaobo is a Chinese literary critic, writer, and human rights activist. Liu received a Ph.D. in literature from Beijing Normal University and has...
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Melinda Liu

Melinda Liu has been the Beijing Bureau Chief for Newsweek since 1998, returning to a city in which she had resided from 1980 to 1982 as Newsweek’s...
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Peggy Liu

Peggy Liu is Chairperson of JUCCCE, a non-profit organization creating a livable China for us and the planet. She is one of the leading voices on...
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Scott D. Livingston

Scott D. Livingston is an American attorney specializing in Chinese trade and investment law, with a particular focus on technology. He has written...
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Winston Lord

Winston Lord was U.S. Ambassador to China from 1985 to 1989. He was sworn in as Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs in...
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Sharron Lovell

Sharron Lovell is a multimedia storyteller and educator. She is currently based between Rome and Beijing and possesses a misguided love of China’s...
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Christine Lu

Christine Lu is the co-founder and CEO of Affinity China, a lifestyle platform for affluent Chinese travelers. Involved in cross-border China...
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Rachel Lu

Rachel Lu is the co-founder and co-editor of Tea Leaf Nation, an English-language online magazine that synthesizes and analyzes Chinese social media...
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Stanley Lubman

Stanley Lubman (AB, LLB, LLM, JSD, Columbia University) has specialized on China as scholar and practicing lawyer for over fifty years. He is...
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Peony Lui

Peony Lui is an undergraduate at the University of Washington, Seattle, majoring in International Studies and Political Economy. She is an intern...
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Alexander Lukin

Alexander Lukin is Vice-President for research and international cooperation at the Diplomatic Academy, an education institution of the Russian...
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Luo Xiaoyuan

Xiaoyuan Luo is a Masters student in International Relations at New York University. Her studies concentrate on the Asia Pacific and U.S.-China...
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Edward N. Luttwak

Edward Luttwak is a Senior Associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies of Washington. He has served as a consultant to the Office...
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Karen Ma

Karen Ma worked for a decade as a reporter and writer for Tokyo-based The Daily Yomiuri, NHK Radio Japan, and Kyodo News. Raised in Hong Kong and...
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Damien Ma

Damien Ma is a Fellow at The Paulson Institute, where he focuses on investment and policy programs and the Institute’s research and think tank...
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Suzanne Ma

The work of award-winning journalist Suzanne Ma has appeared in numerous publications including the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Businessweek, the...
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Roderick MacFarquhar

Roderick MacFarquhar is the Leroy B. Williams Professor of History and Political Science and formerly Director of the John King Fairbank Center for...
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Rebecca MacKinnon

Rebecca MacKinnon directs the Ranking Digital Rights project at New America, developing a system to rank Internet, telecommunications, and other tech...
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Mary Kay Magistad

Mary Kay Magistad was, for the past decade, China correspondent for the PRI/BBC radio program The World. She traveled widely throughout China and the...
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J.R. Mailey

J.R. Mailey is a Research Associate at the Africa Center for Strategic Studies, where he specializes in natural resources, corruption, and security...
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Johanna Malm

Johanna Malm (née Jansson) has been conducting empirically grounded research on the Chinese presence in African countries since she completed her...
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Damien Mander

Damien Mander is the Founder and CEO of the International Anti-Poaching Foundation (IAPF). He served as a Special Operations Sniper and Clearance...
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Jeffrey Mankoff

Jeffrey Mankoff is Deputy Director and fellow with the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Russia and Eurasia Program. He is the...
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Isaac Mao

Most recently the founder of smart-headphones company Aivvy, Isaac Mao was described as the first blogger in China by The Guardian. He co-founded...
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Daniel S. Markey

Daniel S. Markey is a Senior Research Professor at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). He is also the...
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Jenni Marsh

Jenni Marsh is a British editor and feature writer. After joining the Daily Mail’s sub-editing graduate scheme in 2009, she worked for several years...
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David Mathieson

David Scott Mathieson is the Senior Researcher on Burma for the Asia Division of Human Rights Watch. He has been based in the Thailand-Burma...
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Peter Mattis

Peter Mattis is currently a Fellow with The Jamestown Foundation and a visiting scholar at National Cheng-chi University's Institute of...
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Sascha Matuszak

Sascha Matuszak is a journalist based out of Chengdu and Minneapolis. He spent more than a decade in China writing about a wide range of topics...
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Richard McGregor

Richard McGregor is the former Washington and Beijing Bureau Chief for The Financial Times, and the author of the book The Party: The Secret...
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James McGregor

James McGregor is an American author, journalist, and businessman who has lived in China for more than twenty-five years. He is Chairman of APCO...
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Kathleen McLaughlin

Kathleen E. McLaughlin is an American journalist who has been based in China for more than a decade.  She has covered everything from labor...
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Dominic Meagher

Dominic Meagher is a multi-disciplinary political economist focusing primarily on Australia’s economic relationship with China. He has a background...
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Matteo Mecacci

Matteo Mecacci served as a member of the Italian Chamber of Deputies (on its Foreign Affairs Committee) as well as an elected official of the...
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Jess Meider

Jess Meider has resided in Beijing since 1997 when she moved there from New York City. A songwriting graduate of Berklee College of Music, she has...
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Sheila Melvin

Sheila Melvin writes about culture in China.  She is a regular contributor to The International Herald Tribune and Caixin, and her articles...
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Trey Menefee

Trey Menefee is a social scientist whose research addresses educational inequality issues in middle-income countries. Before beginning his doctorate...
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Nicolas Métraux

Nicolas Métraux is a Swiss photographer based in Bangkok. After working several years as an architect, he redirected his professional career towards...
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Michael Meyer

Michael Meyer first went to China in 1995 with the Peace Corps. As the author of the acclaimed The Last Days of Old Beijing: Life in the Vanishing...
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Cecilia Miao

Cecilia Miao is a freelance public relations specialist based in Beijing, specializing in cross-cultural communications between the U.S. and China...
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James A. Millward

James A. Millward is Professor of History in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. His work has focused on the relations and...
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Ye Ming

Ye Ming is a writer, photo editor, and photographer from Qingdao, China. She is a frequent contributor to TIME LightBox, TIME Magazine’s photography...
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Adam Minter

Adam Minter is an American writer based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, where he serves as a columnist for Bloomberg View. From 2002 to 2014, he lived and...
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Carl Minzner

Carl Minzner is Professor of Law at Fordham University. An expert in Chinese law and governance, Minzner has written extensively on these topics in...
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Wilfredo Miranda Aburto is a Nicaraguan journalist working for Confidencial, a Nicaraguan newspaper. Additionally, he is an investigative reporter...
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Jonathan Mirsky was born in New York in 1932 and educated at Columbia University, Cambridge University, and the University of Pennsylvania. He has...
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Ryan Mitchell

Ryan Mitchell is currently a Mellon Foundation Humanities Fellow and Ph.D. in Law candidate at Yale University. Previously, he worked as an attorney...
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Rana Mitter

Rana Mitter is Deutsche Bank Director of the University China Centre at the University of Oxford, where he is Professor of History and Politics of...
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Adrienne Mong

Adrienne Mong was based in Beijing for NBC News from 2007 to 2011, working first as a producer and then as a correspondent. In addition to covering...
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Davide Monteleone

Davide Monteleone is an artist and storyteller who uses photography and video as main forms of expression. In 2001, he moved to Moscow as a...
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Southern California-based Laszlo Montgomery is the creator and presenter of the China History Podcast. Montgomery began studying Mandarin and Chinese...
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Paul Mooney is an American freelance journalist who has reported on China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong since 1985. His articles have appeared in Newsweek,...
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Isolda Morillo is a journalist based in Beijing, China. Over the past ten years, she has reported from many areas of China's territory including...
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Canaan Morse is a translator, editor, and poet. Previously the co-founder and Poetry Editor of Pathlight: New Chinese Writing, he published work in...
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David Moser holds a Master’s and a Ph.D. in Chinese Studies from the University of Michigan, with a major in Chinese Linguistics and Philosophy. He...
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William Moss

William Moss is Director of Global Corporate Communication for Motorola Mobility, based in San Francisco. He spent 17 years in Asia, and was in China...
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Tendai Musakwa is a Shanghai-based journalist specializing in tax planning and offshore investment. Tendai has been interested in Africa-China...
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Vince Musewe is an independent economist and columnist based in Harare, Zimbabwe. His writings appear in many leading newspapers and blogs throughout...
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Andrew J. Nathan

Andrew J. Nathan is Class of 1919 Professor of Political Science at Columbia University. He is also chair of the steering committee of the Center for...
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Barry Naughton is the So Kwanlok Chair of Chinese International Affairs at the Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies at the...
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Aryeh Neier is President Emeritus of the Open Society Foundations. He was president from 1993 to 2012. Before that, he served for twelve years as...
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Margaret Ng is a barrister in private practice, having been called to the Bar in Hong Kong in 1988. She received her law degree from the University...
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Jason Q. Ng

Jason Q. Ng is a research fellow at the University of Toronto’s The Citizen Lab and author of Blocked on Weibo: What Gets Suppressed on China’s...
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Vincent Ni is a Senior Producer at the BBC World Service and a Fellow at Britain's Royal Society of Arts.Until 2014, he was a foreign...
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Matthew Niederhauser

Matthew is an artist, photojournalist, and cinematographer based out of Beijing and New York City. His work delves into urban development and notions...
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Nicholas Norbrook

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Ojumi Okumu is a doctoral candidate at the University of Technology, Sydeny. He researches the impact that Chinese corporations are having on African...
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Alexa Olesen

Alexa Olesen is a Brooklyn-based writer who focuses mainly on China, particularly on politics, culture, and the one-child policy. She covered China...
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Stephen Oliver

Steven M. Oliver is a Ph.D. student in the Political Science Department at University of California, San Diego. Steven’s dissertation addresses the...
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Tom Orlik

Tom Orlik is Bloomberg’s Chief Asia Economist, based in Beijing. Previously, Tom was the China economics correspondent for The Wall Street Journal,...
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Evan Osnos joined The New Yorker as a staff writer in 2008. He is a correspondent in Washington, D.C. who writes about politics and foreign affairs...
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Shai Oster is an award-winning Hong Kong-based Reporter-at-Large for Bloomberg News. Over nearly two decades as a journalist in China, Europe, and...
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Ou Ning's cultural practices encompass multiple disciplines.As an activist, he founded U-thèque, an independent film and video organization, and...
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Malin Oud

Malin Oud is an international development and human rights professional with 15 years’ experience of policy dialogue and development cooperation in...
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Ouyang Bin

Ouyang Bin is an Arthur Ross Fellow at the Center on U.S.-China Relations at Asia Society in New York and Associate Editor of ChinaFile, where his...
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William Overholt

William Overholt is a Senior Fellow at Harvard University’s Asia Center. He is the author of six books, most notably Asia, America and the...
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Geoffrey O’Brien

Geoffrey O’Brien is Editor in Chief of the Library of America. His latest books are The Fall of the House of Walworth and Early Autumn.
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David O’Connor

David O’Connor is a student at Hunter College, class of 2017, where he studies Economics and Chinese. He is an intern at the Asia Society Center on U...
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Douglas H. Paal

Douglas H. Paal is Vice President for Studies at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He previously served as Vice Chairman of JPMorgan...
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Federico Pachetti

Federico Pachetti is a Ph.D. candidate in the History department at the University of Hong Kong. His doctoral dissertation explores China’s relations...
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James Palmer

James Palmer is the author of The Bloody White Baron: The Extraordinary Story of the Russian Nobleman Who Became the Last Khan of Mongolia (Faber,...
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Alexander V. Pantsov

Alexander V. Pantsov is Professor of History and holds the Edward and Mary Catherine Gerhold Chair in the Humanities at Capital University in...
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Jonas Parello-Plesner

Jonas Parello-Plesner is the head of the foreign and security policy team at the Danish embassy in Washington, D.C. He was previously a Senior Policy...
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Yoon Jung Park

Yoon Jung Park is an expert on Chinese migration in Africa and a sociologist by training with nearly 20 years of experience on the African continent...
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Emily Parker

Emily Parker is a Future Tense Fellow at the New America Foundation and the author of Now I Know Who My Comrades Are: Voices From the Internet...
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Clive Patterson

Clive Patterson has spent six years working in documentary film production, as a researcher, assistant producer, cameraman, editor, producer, and...
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Jeffrey Payne

Jeffrey Payne joined the Near East South Asia (NESA) Center in 2012, after serving for five years as an Instructor of Political Science at Butler...
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Richard Peña

Richard Peña was the Program Director of the Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Director of the New York Film Festival from 1988 to 2012. At the...
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Peter C. Perdue

Peter C. Perdue is a Professor of History at Yale University. He has taught courses on East Asian history and civilization, Chinese social and...
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Eva Pils

Eva Pils is a Reader in Transnational Law at the Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London, a Non-resident Research Fellow at the U.S.-Asia...
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Stephen Platt

Stephen R. Platt is the author of Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom, a new history of the Taiping Rebellion in global context published. He is an...
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Jonathan D. Pollack

Jonathan D. Pollack is Senior Fellow in Foreign Policy at the John L. Thornton China Center and the Center for East Asia Policy Studies at the...
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Richard Poplak

Richard Poplak was born and lives in Johannesburg, South Africa. He trained as a filmmaker and fine artist at Montreal’s Concordia University and has...
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Francine Prose

Francine Prose is the author of many bestselling books of fiction, including A Changed Man, winner of the Dayton Literary Prize, and Blue Angel,...
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Pu Zhiqiang

Pu Zhiqiang, an executive partner at the Beijing Huayi Law Firm, is a pioneering free speech lawyer and civil rights activist. His other areas of...
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Amy Qin

Amy Qin is an Asia-based journalist.
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Calvin Quek

Calvin Quek is head of Greenpeace East Asia’s Sustainable Finance Program and leads its engagement of the financial community. Quek serves on the...
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Veerabhadran Ramanathan

Veerabhadran Ramanathan is a Distinguished Professor of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California at San Diego and UNESCO...
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Federico Rampini

Federico Rampini is a journalist and a writer. Since 2009, he has been based in New York as the U.S. Bureau Chief of la Repubblica, the leading...
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Paul Ratje

Paul Ratje is a photojournalist based in Asia who focuses on social issues, cultures, and travel photography. He lives in Taiwan, where he moved to...
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Ely Ratner

Ely Ratner is Senior Fellow and Deputy Director of the Asia-Pacific Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). He is the...
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Maria Repnikova

Maria Repnikova studies Chinese media and governance and China-Russia relations. Currently, she is a post-doctoral fellow at the Annenberg School for...
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Hyeon-Ju Rho is an American public interest lawyer who has advocated for the rights of vulnerable groups in the U.S. and abroad. She began...
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Sophie Richardson

Sophie Richardson is the China director at Human Rights Watch. A graduate of the University of Virginia, the Hopkins-Nanjing Program, and Oberlin...
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Stein Ringen

Stein Ringen is an Emeritus Professor of Sociology and Social Policy at Green Templeton College, University of Oxford. He was Professor of Welfare...
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Sidney Rittenberg

Sidney Rittenberg is founder and president of the China consulting team Rittenberg Associates, Inc. He lived and worked in China for thirty-five...
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Stephen S. Roach

Stephen Roach is a Senior Fellow at Yale University’s Jackson Institute of Global Affairs and a Senior Lecturer at Yale’s School of Management. He...
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Daniel H. Rosen

Daniel H. Rosen is the founding partner of the Rhodium Group (RHG), and leads the firm’s work on China and the world economy. Rosen’s specific client...
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Stanley Rosen

Stanley Rosen is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Southern California (USC), specializing in Chinese politics and society. He...
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Joshua Rosenzweig

Joshua Rosenzweig is an independent researcher and translator based in Hong Kong, where he focuses on human rights and criminal justice issues in...
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Lester Ross

Lester Ross is Managing Partner of WilmerHale’s Beijing office where he advises foreign and Chinese clients on transactional, regulatory, and...
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Viola Rothschild

Viola Rothschild is a Fulbright Scholar at Zhejiang University in Jinhua where she is pursuing research on African entrepreneurs in China. She is a...
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Mark Rowswell

Born and raised in Canada, Mark Rowswell began studying Chinese in the mid 1980s, first at the University of Toronto and later at Beijing University...
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Ambassador J. Stapleton Roy is Founding Director Emeritus of the Kissinger Institute on China and the United States at the Wilson Center. He retired...
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Kevin Rudd

Kevin Rudd is President of the Asia Society Policy Institute. He served as Australia’s 26th Prime Minister and as Foreign Minister. Rudd conducted a...
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Maya E. Rudolph

Maya E. Rudolph is a filmmaker and writer based in Beijing and New York City. She has contributed writing and visual media to dGenerate Films and to...
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Walter Ruigu

Walter Ruigu is the Managing Director of China Africa Merchants Advisors Limited (CAMAL), an independent trade and investment advisory firm operating...
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David Rutstein

David Rutstein, MD, MPH is the Vice President for Medical Affairs for United Family Healthcare (UFH). As such, he is responsible for leading and...
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Hannah Ryder

Hannah Ryder is the Head of Policy and Partnerships for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in China. She leads a group of national and...
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Gilles Sabrié

Gilles Sabrié (b. 1964, France) is an independent photographer based in Beijing. After years working in television, he switched careers to embrace...
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Marshall Sahlins

Marshall Sahlins is the Charles F. Grey Distinguished Service Professor of Anthropology Emeritus at the University of Chicago. Trained at the...
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Ilaria Maria Sala

Ilaria Maria Sala was born in Italy and grew up in Bologna and Florence. She has studied at the School of Oriental and African Studies, Beijing...
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Kate Saunders

Kate Saunders is a writer and analyst specializing in Tibet who works for the International Campaign for Tibet, an international NGO based in...
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Barry Sautman

Barry Sautman is a Professor in the Division of Social Science at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He primarily teaches international...
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Robert A. Scalapino

Robert Scalapino was the founder and first Chairman of the National Committee on United States-China Relations and the founding director of the...
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Orville Schell

Orville Schell is the Arthur Ross Director of the Center on U.S.-China Relations at the Asia Society in New York. He is a former professor and Dean...
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David Schlesinger

Before founding Tripod Advisors, David Schlesinger was Chairman of Thomson Reuters China and was the global information services group’s senior...
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James Schneider

James Schneider is the Editorial Director of New African magazine and was formerly the Editor-in-Chief of Think Africa Press. He read Theology at the...
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Witney Schneidman

Witney Schneidman is a nonresident fellow with the Africa Growth Initiative and a member of the Trade Advisory Committee on Africa in the Office of...
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Michael Schoenhals

Michael Schoenhals is a Professor of Chinese in the Centre for Languages and Literature, Lund University, Sweden. A former Berkeley and Harvard post-...
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Derek Scissors

Derek M. Scissors is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), where he studies Asian economic issues and trends. In particular...
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Ian Scoones

Ian Scoones is a Research Fellow at the University of Sussex Institute of Development Studies. At Sussex, he is Co-Director of the Economic and...
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Sara Segal-Williams

Sara Segal-Williams is an Associate Editor for ChinaFile and a Program Officer in the Center on U.S.-China Relations at Asia Society. She holds a B.A...
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Deborah Seligsohn

Deborah Seligsohn researches environmental governance at the University of California at San Diego, focusing specifically on air pollution regulation...
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Amartya Sen

Amartya Sen is Lamont University Professor, and Professor of Economics and Philosophy, at Harvard University and was until recently the Master of...
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Carl Setzer

Originally from Ohio, Carl Setzer and his wife, Fang Liu, have owned and operated the Great Leap Brewing, a micro beer brewery in Beijing, since 2010.
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Tsering Shakya

Tsering Shakya is the Canada Research Chair in Religion and Society at the Institute of Asian Research, University of British Columbia. He is the...
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David Shambaugh

David Shambaugh is a Professor of Political Science and International Affairs and Director of the China Policy Program at George Washington...
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Judith Shapiro

Judith Shapiro is the director of the Masters in Natural Resources and Sustainable Development for the School of International Service at American...
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Kristin Shi-Kupfer

Kristin Shi-Kupfer is the Director of the Research Area on Politics, Society, Media at the Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS), a China...
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Matt Sheehan covers China for The WorldPost (a partner site of ChinaFile) and The Huffington Post. For the past five years, he has lived and worked...
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Shen Dingli

Shen Dingli is a professor and Associate Dean at Fudan University’s Institute of International Studies. He has taught international security, China-U...
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Shen Wei

Born and raised in Shanghai, Shen Wei is an artist based in New York City. His work has been exhibited internationally, with venues including the...
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Victor Shih

Victor Shih is Associate Professor of Political Science at the School of Global Policy and Strategy at UC San Diego. A scholar of political economy...
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David Shinn

Ambassador David Shinn served for 37 years in the U.S. Foreign Service with assignments at embassies in Lebanon, Kenya, Tanzania, Mauritania,...
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Susan Shirk

Susan L. Shirk is the chair of the 21st Century China Program and Research Professor of Political Science at the School of Global Policy &...
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Benjamin Shobert

Benjamin Shobert is the Founder and Managing Director of Seattle-based Rubicon Strategy Group, a boutique consulting firm specialized in market...
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Elizabeth Sidiropoulos

Elizabeth Sidiropoulos is the Chief Executive of the South African Institute of International Affairs in Johannesburg. Before her current appointment...
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James J. Silk

James Silk is Clinical Professor of Law at Yale Law School, where he directs the Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic. He is also...
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Sim Chi Yin

Sim Chi Yin is a photographer based in Beijing. She is a member of VII Photo Agency.Chi Yin was a finalist in W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic...
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Craig Simons

A longtime China journalist, Craig Simons is writing a book about China’s large – and growing – global environmental footprint. The book, as yet...
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Francesco Sisci

Francesco Sisci is a Beijing-based Senior Research Associate at China Renmin University. His column "Sinograph" runs in Asia Times, and he...
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Kevin Slaten

Kevin Slaten is the Program Coordinator at China Labor Watch. He has conducted extensive field research on labor rights defense in a number of...
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Andrew Small

Andrew Small is a transatlantic fellow at the German Marshall Fund of the United States and the author of the book The China-Pakistan Axis: Asia’s...
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Vaclav Smil

Vaclav Smil does interdisciplinary research in the fields of energy, environmental and population change, food production and nutrition, technical...
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Karen Smith

Karen Smith is a Beijing-based British art historian. She graduated from Wimbledon Art School in 1987 and moved to Asia a year later. Smith settled...
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Paul J. Smith

Dr. Paul J. Smith joined the U.S. Naval War College National Security Affairs department in July 2006 and teaches the Security Strategies course. His...
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Charlie Smith

Charlie Smith [a pseudonym] is a co-founder of GreatFire.org and FreeWeibo.com and has been working to end online censorship in China since 2011...
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Lois Snow

California born and raised, Lois Snow has been an actress on Broadway for many years and is a member of New York City’s Actor’s Studio. She has...
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Richard H. Solomon

Richard H. Solomon served as President of the U.S. Institute of Peace, a congressionally established and funded organization, between 1993 and 2012...
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Houze Song

Houze Song is a Program Associate at the Paulson Institute. He previously worked as a researcher at Columbia Global Center (East Asia). Before that,...
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George Soros

George Soros is Chairman of Soros Fund Management LLC and the Open Society Foundations. He has spent decades fostering democratic and social reforms...
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Jeff South

Jeff South is a Fulbright scholar teaching journalism at Northeast Normal University in Changchun. His courses focus on data journalism, data...
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Southern Weekend

Southern Weekend is one of China’s most popular and influential newspapers. Founded in 1984, it is owned by the independent-minded Southern Daily...
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Jonathan D. Spence

Jonathan D. Spence holds the position of Sterling Professor of History, Emeritus, at Yale University, and is well-known throughout the world for his...
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Elliot Sperling

Elliot Sperling is former Chair of the Indiana University Department of Central Eurasian Studies. He has been a faculty member in that department’s...
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Reid Standish

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Friso M.S. Stevens

Friso M.S. Stevens is a jurist and political writer from Amsterdam currently studying International Relations at the School of International Studies...
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Andrew Stokols

Andrew Stokols is a researcher and writer whose work has focused largely on the environmental and social consequences of urbanization. As a Fulbright...
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Isaac Stone Fish

Isaac Stone Fish is the Asia Editor at Foreign Policy. Previously a Beijing correspondent for Newsweek, he wrote stories on such subjects as the...
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Fubing Su

Fubing Su is an Associate Professor of Political Science and a member of the Asian Studies program at Vassar College. He studies political economic...
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Sun Dongdong

Sun Dongdong is a curator, a critic, and Senior Editor of LEAP magazine. He is a 2005 graduate of the fine arts department of Nanjing University of...
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Sun Yunfan

Born and raised in China (Shaanxi and Shenzhen), Sun Yunfan has lived in the U.S. for the past decade. She studied painting at the School of Visual...
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Sun Zhe

Sun Zhe is currently an adjunct senior research scholar and co-director of the China Initiative at School of International and Public Affairs of...
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Shogo Suzuki

Shogo Suzuki is Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in the Department of Politics at the University of Manchester. He has published on Chinese and...
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Nancy Tang

Nancy Tang is a Beijing native who now works at a Washington, D.C. think tank.
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Christopher Tang

Christopher Tang is a Ph.D. candidate in the History Department of Cornell University, specializing in China under Mao. His forthcoming dissertation...
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Tang Xiaoyang

Tang Xiaoyang is a resident scholar at the Carnegie–Tsinghua Center for Global Policy and an Associate Professor in the Department of International...
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Anthony Tao

Anthony Tao is a writer and editor living in Beijing, where he hosts a weekly pub quiz and occasional literary events. He is the co-founder and Chief...
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Yuki Tatsumi

Yuki Tatsumi was appointed Senior Associate of the East Asia Program at the Stimson Center in September 2008 after serving as a research fellow since...
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Jan Techau

Jan Techau is the Director of Carnegie Europe, the European think tank of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Techau works on E.U...
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Ian Teh

Ian Teh’s concern for social, environmental, and political issues is evident in much of his photography. Amongst selected works, his series, The...
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Fei Teng

Fei Teng received his bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mathematics from Tsinghua University in 1998, and his MSc and Ph.D in...
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Teng Biao

Teng Biao is a Visiting Scholar at Harvard Law School, where his research is focused on the Rights Defense Movement in China. Teng previously was a...
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Ross Terrill

Ross Terrill is a China specialist and Research Associate at Harvard's Fairbank Center for East Asian Research. He is the author of ten books,...
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Carlyle A. Thayer

Carlyle A. Thayer is Emeritus Professor, The University of New South Wales at the Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra. Thayer is a Southeast...
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Leah Thompson

Leah Thompson is a multimedia producer and the Associate Director of the Center on U.S.-China Relations at Asia Society. At the Center, she has...
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Robert Thurman

Robert Thurman is the Jey Tsong Khapa Professor of Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Studies at Columbia University. Upon the Dalai Lama’s request, he co-founded...
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Carsten Boyer Thøgersen

Carsten Boyer Thøgersen is the Director of Copenhagen Business Confucius Institute at Copenhagen Business School and a former diplomat with Ministry...
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Shannon Tiezzi

Shannon Tiezzi writes on China’s foreign relations, domestic politics, and economy for the Asia Pacific news website The Diplomat. She previously...
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Glenn D. Tiffert

Glenn D. Tiffert is a Ph.D. candidate in History at the University of California at Berkeley whose research focuses on twentieth century China,...
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Philip Tinari

Philip Tinari (b. 1979) is founding editor and acting publisher of LEAP, The International Art Magazine of Contemporary China, based in Beijing and...
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John Tkacik

John Tkacik is a retired U.S. foreign service officer, businessman, and policy commentator with over forty years’ experience in China, Taiwan, and...
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Vera Tollmann

Vera Tollmann (1976) is a cultural scientist and freelance writer based in Berlin. In 2013, she co-curated the ninth edition of the Video Vortex...
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Luigi Tomba

Luigi Tomba is a political scientist with a particular interest in China’s political and social change. He is a Senior Fellow in the Australian...
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Terry Townshend

Terry Townshend is a birder who has lived in Beijing since 2010. He is the founder of Birding Beijing, a website celebrating the birdlife that can be...
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Daniel Traub

Daniel Traub is a Brooklyn-based photographer and filmmaker. His photographs have been exhibited internationally, including solo exhibitions at the...
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Cornelia Tremann

Cornelia Tremann is currently the Head of Research at the Beijing-based policy advisory firm IDResearch. Previously, she worked as a policy analyst...
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Mothusi Turner

Mothusi Turner is a specialist in China-Africa relations having first become interested in the subject after witnessing the impact of Chinese traders...
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Davide Vacatello

Davide Vacatello is a researcher based in Rome, focusing on online public opinion in China. He studied in China at Beijing Foreign Studies University...
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Hans van de Ven

Hans van de Ven did his undergraduate studies in Sinology at Leiden University, then went to Harvard University for his PhD in modern Chinese history...
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Shannon Van Sant

Shannon Van Sant has directed and filmed 18 documentaries, reporting throughout Africa and Asia for CBS News, The Economist, the PBS NewsHour, and...
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Cobus van Staden

Cobus van Staden is the co-host of the weekly China in Africa Podcast and co-moderator of the China Africa Project’s popular Facebook community. He...
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Barry van Wyk

Barry van Wyk has been Project Coordinator of the China-Africa Reporting Project at Wits Journalism since June 2015. In 2006, he started Chinese...
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Agnès Varda

Agnès Varda is a filmmaker and photographer. She is a Professor of Film and Documentaries at the European Graduate School. She studied at the École...
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Sebastian Veg

Sebastian Veg is a Research Professor (Directeur d’Études) at the School of Advanced Studies in Social Science, Paris, and an Honorary Assistant...
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David Volodzko

David Volodzko is a writer for The Diplomat, where he covers topics related to Chinese politics and society. He has lived in Asia for more than ten...
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Irène Wabiwa

Irène Wabiwa is based in Johannesburg, where she is a Forest Campaign Manager for Greenpeace Africa. She studied at the University of Kinshasa in the...
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David Vance Wagner

David Vance Wagner is Senior Researcher and China Co-Lead at the International Council on Clean Transportation. His work focuses on providing...
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Andrew G. Walder

Andrew G. Walder is the Denise O’Leary and Kent Thiry Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences, and Senior Fellow in the Freeman Spogli...
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Arthur Waldron

Arthur Waldron is a China specialist who teaches international relations at the University of Pennsylvania. He received his A.B. in 1971 and his Ph.D...
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Kim Wall

Kim Wall is a New York-based writer and graduate student in the School of International Public Affairs at Columbia University. Originally from Sweden...
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Jeremy L. Wallace

Jeremy L. Wallace is Associate Professor of Government at Cornell University. Previously, he was an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Ohio...
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James Wan

James Wan is the London-based Editor of the Royal African Society’s African Arguments website. Previously, he was a Senior Editor at Think Africa...
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Yaqiu Wang

Yaqiu Wang was born and grew up in a small village in southern China. She came to the U.S. for graduate school, getting her Masters degree in...
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Wang Feng

Wang Feng is the online editor at Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post (SCMP). He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a...
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Wang Lixiong

Wang Lixiong is a Chinese writer and scholar. His political prophecy novel Yellow Peril, published in Chinese in 1991, was ranked forty-first in...
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Wang Jisi

Wang Jisi is President of the Institute of International and Strategic Studies, Peking University, and professor at the School of International...
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Wang Yizhou

Wang Yizhou is Deputy Dean of the School of International Studies at Peking University.
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Fei Wang

Fei Wang is a Washington, D.C.-based energy and environment professional. She is also a contributor to Tea Leaf Nation. Wang holds a B.A. from...
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Alex Wang

Alex Wang is a faculty member at the UCLA School of Law, where he specializes in environmental law and Chinese law and legal institutions. Prior to...
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Tom Wang

Tom Wang hails from central China, where he studied multimedia journalism. He has always been a music and film lover and while studying in University...
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Bo Wang

Bo Wang (born 1982, Chongqing) is an artist and filmmaker based in New York. He holds a Master’s in theoretical physics from Tsinghua University,...
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Dan Washburn

Dan Washburn is Managing Editor at Asia Society in New York. He is currently working on a book about the development of golf in China for Oneworld...
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Jeffrey Wasserstrom

Jeffrey Wasserstrom is Chancellor’s Professor of Chinese History at the University of California Irvine, the author of books such as China in the...
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Jonathan Watts

Jonathan Watts is a former East Asia correspondent for The Guardian, who specialized in environment and development issues in China and the wider...
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Graham Webster

Graham Webster is a New Haven- and Beijing-based Senior Fellow at The China Center at Yale Law School, where he conducts research and manages high-...
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Andrew Wedeman

Andrew Wedeman is a professor of political science at Georgia State University and has written extensively on the political economy of corruption in...
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Wei Peh T’i

Wei Peh T’i (often published under the name Betty Peh-Ti Wei) received an AB from Bryn Mawr College, an MA from New York University, and a PhD from...
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Eliot Weinberger

Eliot Weinberger’s books of literary essays include Karmic Traces, An Elemental Thing, Oranges & Peanuts for Sale, and the forthcoming The...
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Bob Wekesa

Bob Wekesa is a Ph.D. candidate in International Communications at Communication University of China and a Research Associate at the University of...
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Wen Yunchao

Wen Yunchao, more commonly known by his online alias “Bei Feng,” launched a series of online campaigns in support of human rights and against...
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Xiaoxue Weng

Xiaoxue Weng is a Researcher at Natural Resources Group. Her research focuses on natural resources governance, the informal economy, and the evolving...
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Kennett Werner

Kennett Werner is a prospective history major at Princeton University and an intern with the Asia Society's Center on U.S.-China Relations...
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Willem Wernsen

Willem Wernsen, born in 1954 in Amersfoort, Netherlands, is a freelance photographer who focuses on social documentary. He is a member of the Dutch...
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David Wertime

David Wertime is the co-founder of Tea Leaf Nation, an English-language web site that analyzes Chinese media. Founded in December 2011, Tea...
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Hugh White

Hugh White is Professor of Strategic Studies in the Strategic and Defence Studies Center at the Australian National University. He studies Australian...
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Patrick Wilcken

Patrick Wilcken is a Brazil specialist and human rights activist who currently works at the International Secretariat of Amnesty International in...
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Robert Williams

Robert Williams is a lecturer at Yale Law School and a Senior Fellow of Yale’s China Law Center. He received a B.A. from Vanderbilt University and a...
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Jim Williams

Jim Williams is Director of the Deep Decarbonization Pathways Project for the U.N. Sustainable Development Solutions Network, headquartered at the...
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Edward Wittenstein

Edward (“Ted”) Wittenstein is a Lecturer in Global Affairs and Executive Director of the Johnson Center for the Study of American Diplomacy at Yale...
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Austin Woerner

Austin Woerner is a Chinese-English literary translator. He has translated two volumes of poetry, Doubled Shadows: Selected Poetry of Ouyang Jianghe...
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Tsering Woeser

Tsering Woeser is a poet, essayist, and blogger, and one of the Tibetan movement’s most prominent voices. In 2011, she was awarded the Prince Claus...
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Jaime Wolf

Jaime Wolf has been writing on a wide range of topics since the mid-1990s, for The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, Colors, Playboy, New York...
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David Wolf

David Wolf is Managing Director of Allison+Partners’ Global China Practice. Counseling American, Chinese, and European clients in a range of...
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Wong How Man

Wong How Man is a U.S.-educated former journalist who began working in China in 1974 and has been involved in minority regions of China for decades...
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Edward Wong

Edward Wong is a correspondent in the Beijing bureau of The New York Times. Since 2008, he has covered Chinese politics, economics, the military,...
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Jan Wong

Jan Wong, a journalist and author, divides her time between Toronto and Fredericton, New Brunswick, where she is a professor of journalism at St...
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Sophia Woodman

Sophia Woodman is a sociologist who studies citizenship, human rights, social movements, and gender in contemporary China. She is currently a...
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Yu-Shan Wu

Yu-Shan Wu is Foreign Policy Researcher at the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA). She has a Masters Degree in International...
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Wu Jianmin

Ambassador Wu Jianmin is currently Executive Vice Chairman of China Institute for Innovation and Development Strategy, a Senior Research Fellow of...
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Wu Guoguang

Wu Guoguang is a Professor of Political Science and History and Chair in China & Pacific Relations at University of Victoria, Canada. Wu grew...
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Renee Xia

Renee Xia is the International Director of the Chinese Human Rights Defenders network.
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Muyi Xiao

Born in Wuhan, Hubei province, Muyi Xiao is currently studying at the International Center for Photography’s (ICP) one-year New Media Narrative...
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Xiao Qiang

Xiao Qiang is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of China Digital Times, a bilingual China news website launched in 2003 to aggregate, organize, and...
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Xie Zhengyi, born in Anhui province, has worked as a photographer for over a decade. He is a photojournalist for the Huaibei Kuanggongbao (Huaibei...
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Yanmei Xie is International Crisis Group’s Senior China Analyst. She focuses on China’s foreign policy and its impact on conflict and potential...
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Born in Xi'an, China, Beijing-based artist Xing Danwen received her B.F.A. in painting from the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing and M.F...
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Xu Zhiyuan is a columnist for the Financial Times Chinese. After graduating from Peking University in 2000, he became a journalist and author. He was...
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Michael Yamashita

Photographer Michael Yamashita has been shooting for the National Geographic magazine for more than thirty years, combining his dual passions of...
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Yan Hairong

Yan Hairong is an anthropologist who is an Associate Professor at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She received her Ph.D. from the University of...
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Guobin Yang is an Associate Professor of Communication and Sociology at the Annenberg School for Communication and Department of Sociology at the...
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Photographer Yang Fawei is the Headmaster of the Hubei Media Photographer Training Institute and President of the Hubei Photographers Association...
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Emily Ting Yeh

Emily T. Yeh is an Associate Professor of Geography at the University of Colorado, Boulder. She conducts research on nature-society relations in...
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Nick Young

Nick Young created China Development Brief in 1996 and ran it, on the most threadbare of shoestrings, until expelled by the Government of China in...
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Frank Youngman

Frank Youngman is Professor of Adult Education at the University of Botswana. He was educated at the universities of Nottingham and Hull, and at the...
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Samson Yuen is a doctoral student at Oxford University and a research assistant at the French Centre for Research on Contemporary China (CEFC). He...
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Sergei Zamascikov is an independent consultant based in Los Angeles. He holds degrees from Latvian State University and UCLA. He has worked for the...
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Zeng Jinyan

Jinyan Zeng is working toward her Ph.D. at The University of Hong Kong, writing on Feminist Cultural Practice of Social Activism in China. In 2007,...
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Zha Daojiong, a Senior Arthur Ross Fellow at the Center on U.S. China Relations at the Asia Society, is a Professor of International Political...
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Zha Jianying

Zha Jianying is a writer, journalist, and cultural commentator in both English and Chinese. She is the author of two books in English, Tide Players:...
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Lijia Zhang

Lijia Zhang is a factory-worker-turned writer, columnist, social commentator, and public speaker. She was born into a poor worker’s family in Nanjing...
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Zhang Jieping is Executive Editor of iSun Affairs, a newly established online magazine based in Hong Kong. Previously, she reported on politics,...
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Junjie Zhang is an Associate Professor of Environmental Economics in the School of Global Policy and Strategy at University of California, San Diego...
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Zhongxiang Zhang is a distinguished professor at Tianjin University. He is a Fellow of Asia and the Pacific Policy Society, Australia, and serves as...
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Zhang Zizhu

Zhang Zizhu is a Nairobi-based special correspondent for the Hong Kong-based international television network Phoenix InfoNews Channel. She is the...
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Taisu Zhang

Taisu Zhang is an Associate Professor at the Duke University School of Law. He received his Ph.D., J.D., and B.A. from Yale University. He writes in...
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Claire Zhang

Claire Zhang is a Chinese-American English major at Yale University, where she writes for a number of publications.
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Born in Xinjiang, Zhang is a contract photographer at CFP and SIPA China, and a frequent contributor to online photo magazines in China. Zhang joined...
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Lynn Zhang

Lynn Zhang graduated from New York University with a Master’s degree in Journalism. Currently based in Beijing, she is a freelance video producer for...
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Feng Zhang

Feng Zhang is a Fellow in the Department of International Relations, the Australian National University. He is the author of Chinese Hegemony: Grand...
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Born in Kunming, China, Hai Zhang is an architect by training and profession. Photography was at first a work-related activity that became a tool to...
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Zhang Xiaoran is U.S.-China Dialogue Fellow with Asia Society's Center on U.S.-China Relations, where she works on the U.S.-China Dialogue...
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Zhang Mengqi is currently a graduate student in the International Relations program at New York University, focusing on refugee studies and...
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Michael Zhao is a multimedia producer who focuses on environmental issues in China. From 2003 to 2005, he was a News Assistant in the Beijing Bureau...
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Suisheng Zhao is Professor and Director of the Center for China-U.S. Cooperation at Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of...
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Youyou Zhou is a visual journalist with an interest in data, design, and reporting. She works in digital design and interactive graphics at...
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Born in January 1974, Zhou Dan is a practising lawyer based in Shanghai, China. As one of the few Chinese gay people who have ever come out to the...
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Zhou Ruijin is the author and editor of several books and serves as a Ph.D. Advisor at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. He graduated from...
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Raymond Zhou

Raymond Zhou is a Beijing-based bilingual writer. He is known mostly as a film, theater, and cultural critic. On top of being the author of nineteen...
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Zhu Feng is Executive Director of the China Center for Collaborative Studies of the South China Sea and a Professor of International Relations at...
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Vincent Mingqi Zhu is currently a M.A candidate studying International Relations and Conflict Management at the School of Advanced International...
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Wei Zhu is an Editorial/Program Associate with the religion program of the Social Science Research Council in New York City. He graduated from Brown...
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Dr. Ying Zhu, a professor in and Chair of the Department of Media Culture at the College of Staten Island-CUNY, is the author or editor of eight...
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Qiaoyi (Joy) Zhuang is a recent graduate of Syracuse University. She majored in International Relations, concentrating on U.S.-China Relations and...
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