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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 history at the School of Oriental and African...

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 history at the School of Oriental and African Studied, University of London.Kahn was born 1930 in Poughkeepsie, New York. He earned a B.A. from Williams College and an A.M. and Ph.D. from Harvard. In addition to teaching, Kahn spent two years in Stockholm, drove a taxi in New York City, and among admired authors artists he lists the Beatles, the Stones, Nureyev, and Fontaine.

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Fredrich Kahrl is a Managing Consultant at Energy and Environmental Economics (E3), a San Francisco-based energy consulting firm. He advises energy developers, utilities, operators, and regulators on...

Fredrich Kahrl is a Managing Consultant at Energy and Environmental Economics (E3), a San Francisco-based energy consulting firm. He advises energy developers, utilities, operators, and regulators on critical economic and engineering issues in the electricity and gas sectors. A Mandarin speaker, he has worked on energy policy issues in China for a decade, and he has written extensively on the challenges facing China’s electricity system. He holds a Ph.D. and M.S. in Energy and Resources from the University of California, Berkeley, and a B.A. in Philosophy from the College of William & Mary.

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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, such as the Exim Bank and the China Development...

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, such as the Exim Bank and the China Development Bank. Kai Xue is also a regular commentator on Sino-African affairs in a number of Chinese and African newspapers and blogs.

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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 social trends on the global business environment...

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 social trends on the global business environment. He has written about the economies of Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Southeast Asia, China, Japan, Mexico and South America, and has also written extensively on global consumer markets. Among Kalish’s recent publications were the quarterly Global Economic Outlook, of which he is the managing editor; the annual Global Powers of Retailing report; China and India: Comparing the World’s Hottest Consumer Markets; China and India: The Reality Beyond the Hype, Budget Deficits: Why All the Fuss, an article in CFO Journal, and “Mind The Gap,” an article in Deloitte Review on changing income distribution.Kalish advises Deloitte clients as well as Deloitte’s leadership on economic issues and their...

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Aili Kang is Asia Program Executive Director of the Wildlife Conservation Society. She completed her Ph.D. in Ecology at the East China Normal University in Shanghai and began to work in the Tibetan...

Aili Kang is Asia Program Executive Director of the Wildlife Conservation Society. She completed her Ph.D. in Ecology at the East China Normal University in Shanghai and began to work in the Tibetan Plateau, Kunlun Mountain range, and Pamir region of China in 2005. In 2006, she started to develop conservation projects in the Changtang Grasslands in northern Tibet. Her research and projects cover the saiga antelope, Tibetan antelope, and Marco Polo sheep. From 2013 to the present, Kang has led an ivory demand reduction and policy program in China. In 2009, she received SCB's Early Career Conservationist award for her work on conservation of mammals in the Tibetan steppe of China...

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Anthony Kao is a technology product manager in the Silicon Valley. He founded and writes for Cinema Escapist, an online home for commentary on foreign and independent films. Kao studied modern...

Anthony Kao is a technology product manager in the Silicon Valley. He founded and writes for Cinema Escapist, an online home for commentary on foreign and independent films. Kao studied modern Chinese history at the University of California, Berkeley.

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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 Standard newspaper in Kenya. Before that, he...

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 Standard newspaper in Kenya. Before that, he worked for the Nation Media Group’s The East African covering Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, and Burundi. He intermittently corresponds for the South African publication Africa In Fact. Kapchanga holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting from the University of Nairobi, an M.S.C. in Financial Economics from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, and an M.A. in Multimedia Journalism from the University of Kent, United Kingdom. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in business reporting.

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Robert A. Kapp maintains his own China consultancy, Robert A. Kapp & Associates, Inc., in Port Townsend, Washington.  He is Senior Advisor to The China Program of the Carter Center,...

Robert A. Kapp maintains his own China consultancy, Robert A. Kapp & Associates, Inc., in Port Townsend, Washington.  He is Senior Advisor to The China Program of the Carter Center, and served, in reverse chronological order, as President of the the Washington D.C.-based U.S.-China Business Council from 1994-2004; President of the Washington Council on International Trade, 1987-1994, and Founding Executive Director of the Washington State China Relations Council, 1979-87.  He earned his Ph.D. in modern Chinese History at Yale, and taught on the faculties of Rice University and the University of Washington through the 1970s.

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Isaac B. Kardon is a Ph.D. candidate in the Government Department at Cornell University and a Visiting Scholar at N.Y.U. Law’s U.S.-Asia Law Institute in 2015-16. He will be an Assistant Professor at...

Isaac B. Kardon is a Ph.D. candidate in the Government Department at Cornell University and a Visiting Scholar at N.Y.U. Law’s U.S.-Asia Law Institute in 2015-16. He will be an Assistant Professor at the Naval War College beginning Fall 2016, where he will join the China Maritime Studies Institute. He will also be a non-resident Post-Doctoral Fellow at Princeton with the China & the World Program. Kardon’s dissertation and research focus on China’s practice of international law and maritime security in Asia. His work on Chinese politics and law has been published by Stanford University Press, Routledge, the Journal of East Asia & International Law, the Journal of Global Policy & Governance, and the NDU Press. He holds an M.Phil in Modern Chinese Studies from Oxford University, a B.A. in History from Dartmouth College, and studied Mandarin at Peking University,...

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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 (Duke 2010) and Staging the World: Chinese...

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 (Duke 2010) and Staging the World: Chinese Nationalism at the Turn of the Twentieth Century (Duke 2002). She recently co-edited (with Lydia Liu and Dorothy Ko) The Birth of Chinese Feminism: Essential Texts in Transnational Theory (Columbia 2013) and has a forthcoming translation (with Xueping Zhong) of Cai Xiang's 革命/叙事, Revolution and its Narratives: Chinese Socialist Literary and Cultural Imaginaries (1949-1966) (Duke 2016)...

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Joan Kaufman is the Director for Academic Programs at Schwarzman Scholars, a newly launched elite international Master’s program in Global Affairs at Tsinghua University in China inspired by the...

Joan Kaufman is the Director for Academic Programs at Schwarzman Scholars, a newly launched elite international Master’s program in Global Affairs at Tsinghua University in China inspired by the Rhodes Scholars program at Oxford University in the U.K. Kaufman has been a Lecturer in Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School since 2003, and is an Adjunct Professor of Global Health Policy at Tsinghua University’s Research Center for Public Health.An expert on both China and global health policy, Kaufman was the Director of Columbia University’s Global Center for East Asia (Beijing) from 2012-2016 and Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management at Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health. She taught and was based at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government from 2002-2010, where she founded and directed the AIDS Public Policy Project and was a faculty affiliate of...

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William Kazer has covered Asian politics and economics for more than 30 years, including as a senior correspondent for the Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones News based in Beijing. He also worked as a...

William Kazer has covered Asian politics and economics for more than 30 years, including as a senior correspondent for the Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones News based in Beijing. He also worked as a correspondent and editor for Reuters in Beijing where he covered the Tiananmen pro-democracy protests in 1989 and had postings in Shanghai, Hong Kong, Taipei, and Bangkok, as well as New York. Kazer helped Reuters set up its Chinese-language financial newswire and has worked as a consultant and adviser in the media sector in China. He studied Chinese at the State University of Buffalo and the University of Wisconsin and is currently a freelance writer living in New York.

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Robert Keatley has served as editor of three newspapers during his journalism career. After earning degrees from the University of Washington and Stanford University and serving in the Navy, Keatley...

Robert Keatley has served as editor of three newspapers during his journalism career. After earning degrees from the University of Washington and Stanford University and serving in the Navy, Keatley joined the Wall Street Journal, where he spent most of his career. He was a staff reporter in San Francisco, New York, London, and Hong Kong before becoming the Journal’s diplomatic correspondent in Washington. In that capacity, he made a lengthy visit to China in the spring of 1971 as the first American reporter to receive an individual journalist’s visa following the advent of Ping-Pong diplomacy; the trip included an interview with Premier Zhou Enlai. Keatley returned to China the following February to cover the visit of President Nixon and has made many additional visits since then, including trips accompanying Secretaries of State Henry Kissinger and Cyrus Vance.Keatley became the&...

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Anna Beth Keim is a freelance writer and Chinese translator based in Somerville, Massachusetts. Her work has been published in Foreign Policy, the Foreign Service Journal, New Haven Advocate, and...

Anna Beth Keim is a freelance writer and Chinese translator based in Somerville, Massachusetts. Her work has been published in Foreign Policy, the Foreign Service Journal, New Haven Advocate, and YaleGlobal Online. A graduate of Goshen College, Keim is currently traveling in Japan and Taiwan.

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Thomas Kellogg is Executive Director of Georgetown Law Asia. Prior to this position, he was Director of the East Asia Program at the Open Society Foundations. He was also a lecturer in law at...

Thomas Kellogg is Executive Director of Georgetown Law Asia. Prior to this position, he was Director of the East Asia Program at the Open Society Foundations. He was also a lecturer in law at Columbia Law School. At the Open Society Foundations, Kellogg focused most closely on civil society development, legal reform, and human rights. He also oversaw work on a range of other issues, including public health, environmental protection, and media development.Kellogg has written widely on legal reform in China, and has lectured on Chinese law at a number of universities in the United States and China. He has also taught courses on Chinese law at Fordham and Yale Law Schools.Before joining the Open Society Foundations, Kellogg was a Senior Fellow at the China Law Center at Yale Law School. Prior to that, he worked as a researcher in the Asia Division of Human Rights Watch. He is a 2003...

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David Kelly is a Research Director at China Policy, a Beijing-registered research and advisory company working across major policy fields. He is also a visiting professor in the Institute of...

David Kelly is a Research Director at China Policy, a Beijing-registered research and advisory company working across major policy fields. He is also a visiting professor in the Institute of Sociology and Anthropology at Peking University. First traveling to China in 1975-1976 for language study, he received a Ph.D. in Chinese Studies from Sydney University. Following a Fulbright fellowship at the University of Chicago, he steered a course between intellectual history and political science, later moving into policy analysis while a research fellow of the East Asia Institute in Singapore. His current focus is the external impact of China’s internal governance.

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Tristan Kenderdine is Research Director at Future Risk, working on trade, industry, and agricultural policy across China, Central Asia, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia. He has worked extensively...

Tristan Kenderdine is Research Director at Future Risk, working on trade, industry, and agricultural policy across China, Central Asia, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia. He has worked extensively on confidential macroeconomic commissioned research projects including as Junior Expert for the European Commission. Kenderdine was Trade and Industry Research Manager in Beijing for research and advisory China Policy for three years with work covering China’s industrial upgrading; science and technology policy; agricultural and metals commodities markets; cross‐border e‐commerce; international maritime law and polar policy; finance and fiscal policy; and agricultural finance. Kenderdine has taught postgraduate public policy at the Australian National University and Dalian Maritime University.

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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 Center for Strategic and International Studies. His...

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 Center for Strategic and International Studies. His latest book is Global Governance and China: The Dragon’s Learning Curve (Routledge)

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Jonah M. Kessel is a cross-platform visual media specialist based in Beijing, China. He is currently The New York Times’ contract video journalist, covering China and East Asia.In 2012, 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, covering China and East Asia.In 2012, Kessel contributed to a Pulitzer Prize winning series for Explanatory Reporting, for his work with The New York Times documenting the business practices of Apple and other technology companies entitled "The iEconomy."In 2013, Kessel’s series "Myanmar Emerges" won the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award for Justice and Human Rights, The Human Rights Press Awards from Amnesty International, two first place awards from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers, as well as two awards from the National Press Photographer’s Association.Outside of the news media world, Kessel produces pictures and videos for non-profit and governmental organizations as well as multinational...

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Sulmaan Khan is Assistant Professor of International History and Chinese Foreign Relations at the Fletcher School, Tufts University, where he also directs the Water and Oceans Program at the Center...

Sulmaan Khan is Assistant Professor of International History and Chinese Foreign Relations at the Fletcher School, Tufts University, where he also directs the Water and Oceans Program at the Center for International Environment and Resource Policy. He is the author of Muslim, Trader, Nomad, Spy: China’s Cold War and the People of the Tibetan Borderlands (University of North Carolina Press: 2015).

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Tomoko Kikuchi is a Japanese-born photographer whose work is held in permanent collection at the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, the Mori Art Museum, and the Kawasaki City Museum. She is...

Tomoko Kikuchi is a Japanese-born photographer whose work is held in permanent collection at the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, the Mori Art Museum, and the Kawasaki City Museum. She is the winner of the 38th Kimura Ihei Award (2012) and the first Prix Pictet Japan Award (2015).She has published in Newsweek, The New York Times, Far Eastern Economic Review, Der Spiegel, Financial Times, Paris Match, and V magazine, among others.Kikuchi graduated from the Musashino Art University. In 2013, she was a  Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund grantee.

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Stefani Kim recently completed her Master’s in Journalism at CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. Prior to graduate school, she covered community news in Westchester County, New York. As an editor for...

Stefani Kim recently completed her Master’s in Journalism at CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. Prior to graduate school, she covered community news in Westchester County, New York. As an editor for AOL Patch, she was responsible for sourcing, authoring, and editing community-relevant content on a daily basis as well as breaking news relevant to the greater New York community. In addition to having editorial oversight, she was also responsible for maintaining an active presence in the community, as well as on social media. Kim also contributed to educational research projects for the New York University Child Study Center and was a visiting writer at Native People’s Magazine in Phoenix. She is interested in issues affecting recent immigrants and low-income, urban communities.

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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 2013, she was a lecturer in law at Peking University...

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 2013, she was a lecturer in law at Peking University School of Transnational Law in Shenzhen. She served as a summer marshal to Mr. Justice Stock, then Vice President of the Court of Appeal for the High Court in Hong Kong in 2010.In the United States, King clerked for the Honorable Barrington D. Parker of the Second Circuit and the Honorable Nicholas G. Garaufis of the Eastern District of New York. She holds a J.D. from Yale Law School, a Master 2 from L’École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, and an A.B. from Harvard University.

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William C. Kirby is T. M. Chang Professor of China Studies at Harvard University and Spangler Family Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. He is a University Distinguished...

William C. Kirby is T. M. Chang Professor of China Studies at Harvard University and Spangler Family Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. He is a University Distinguished Service Professor. Kirby serves as Chairman of the Harvard China Fund and Faculty Chair of the Harvard Center Shanghai. At Harvard, he has also served as Director of the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Chairman of the History Department, and Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. His current projects include case studies of trend-setting Chinese businesses and a comparative study of higher education in China, Europe, and the United States. His most recent book is Can China Lead? (Harvard Business Review Press).

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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 Chairman of Kissinger Associates, Inc., an...

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 Chairman of Kissinger Associates, Inc., an international consulting firm. He is also a member of the International Council of J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., a Counselor to and Trustee of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, an Honorary Governor of the Foreign Policy Association, and an Honor Member of the International Olympic Committee.Among his other activities, Dr. Kissinger is a member of the Board of Directors of ContiGroup Companies, Inc. and has been on the Board of Directors of American Express Company from 1984 to 2005 and an Advisor to the Board since 2005. He has served as a member of the Defense Policy Board, Department of Defense, since 2001. He serves on the Advisory Board of Forstmann Little and Co., a...

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The New York Times’ chief film critics A.O. Scott and Manohla Dargis recently named Alison Klayman one of the “20 Directors to Watch” on their list of rising international filmmaking talents under 40...

The New York Times’ chief film critics A.O. Scott and Manohla Dargis recently named Alison Klayman one of the “20 Directors to Watch” on their list of rising international filmmaking talents under 40. Alison’s debut feature documentary, AI WEIWEI: NEVER SORRY, was shortlisted for an Academy Award and earned Alison a Director's Guild of America nomination. It premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival where it won a Special Jury Prize, and went on to win critical acclaim and many top honors, including an Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia Award for excellence in broadcast journalism. NEVER SORRY has now been translated into over 26 languages and released theatrically around the world.Klayman lived in China for four years working as a freelance journalist for outlets including National Public Radio and PBS Frontline, and has made many media appearances to speak about her work, from CNN to...

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Stephanie Kleine-Ahlbrandt is Director of Asia-Pacific Programs at the U.S. Institute of Peace.From 2008-2013, she established and managed the Beijing office of the International Crisis Group,...

Stephanie Kleine-Ahlbrandt is Director of Asia-Pacific Programs at the U.S. Institute of Peace.From 2008-2013, she established and managed the Beijing office of the International Crisis Group, engaging in research, analysis and promotion of policy prescriptions on the role of China in conflict areas around the world and its relations with neighboring countries.Kleine-Ahlbrandt worked as an International Affairs Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations from 2006 to 2007. Prior to that she worked for the United Nations for a decade where she focused on the African continent and served as Officer-in-Charge of the Asia-Pacific region. Previously, Kleine-Ahlbrandt was seconded by the U.S. Department of State to the OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina, investigated genocide and other human rights violations for the United Nations in Rwanda (1994-1995), and worked with the Legal Affairs...

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Samuel Kleiner is a student at Yale Law School. He received a D.Phil. in International Relations from the University of Oxford, where he was a Marshall Scholar. He has written on international and...

Samuel Kleiner is a student at Yale Law School. He received a D.Phil. in International Relations from the University of Oxford, where he was a Marshall Scholar. He has written on international and legal affairs in publications including Slate, The New Republic, and The Los Angeles Times.

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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 and the future of the rules-based international...

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 and the future of the rules-based international order. At GMF, Kliman also directs the Young Strategists Forum, a leadership development initiative for mid-career policy professionals from the world’s major democracies. In addition to his work at GMF, Kliman is a fellow at the Truman National Security Project.Before joining GMF, Kliman was a visiting fellow at the Center for a New American Security. He has served as a Japan Policy Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and an Adjunct Research Associate with the Institute for Defense Analyses. Kliman is the author of the book, Fateful Transitions: How Democracies Manage Rising Powers, from the Eve of World War I to China's Ascendance, and has been published in The...

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Bruce Klingner is Senior Research Fellow for Northeast Asia at the Heritage Foundation. He previously served for 20 years with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the Defense Intelligence...

Bruce Klingner is Senior Research Fellow for Northeast Asia at the Heritage Foundation. He previously served for 20 years with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the Defense Intelligence Agency, including as the CIA’s Deputy Division Chief for Korea.

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

Alan R. (Randy) Kluver is Executive Director of Global Partnerships and Projects (GPP), and Associate Professor in the Department of Communication. As Executive Director of GPP, Kluver reports to the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and coordinates global institutional partnerships and university-wide internationalization initiatives. To date, Kluver has been Principal Investigator or co-PI on over $4 million for international research and educational grants and contracts. He is the PI for the Project GO ROTC, a Department of Defense project that has provided over $1.5 million dollars in scholarships for critical language study and study abroad programs for Texas A&M students. In 2007, Kluver led the campus initiative to establish the Confucius Institute at Texas A&M, and served as the Director of the CI until 2012. Previously, he was the Director of the Institute for...

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Peter Knaack is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Global Economic Governance at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford. He holds graduate degrees in Economics and International...

Peter Knaack is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Global Economic Governance at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford. He holds graduate degrees in Economics and International Relations from the University of Southern California. Knaack learned financial Chinese at the Inter-University Program at Tsinghua University, and he has worked as a visiting researcher at Peking University’s School of International Studies and the Center for New Structural Economics. His research focuses on cross-border financial regulatory coordination at the G20 and the FSB, China’s emerging role in global financial governance, and the regulatory politics of shadow banking and digital financial services.

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Peter Knights has served as Executive Director of WildAid since its founding in 2000. He initiated the Marine Protection Program and currently leads the Demand Reduction Program for shark fin, manta...

Peter Knights has served as Executive Director of WildAid since its founding in 2000. He initiated the Marine Protection Program and currently leads the Demand Reduction Program for shark fin, manta ray gill rakers, ivory, and rhino horn. He was formerly a Program Director working on illegal wildlife trade with Global Survival Network and a Senior Investigator for the Environmental Investigation Agency. He specialized in conducting global on-site investigations and campaigned against the trade in wild birds for pets and the consumption of endangered species in traditional Chinese medicine, such as bear gallbladder, rhino horn, and tiger bone. On birds, this work led to over 150 airlines stopping the carriage of wild birds and the Wild Bird Conservation Act, which cut imports of wild birds into the U.S. from 800,000 to 40,000.In 1996 while working across Asia, Knights created the first...

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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 for developing and managing EWI’s activities,...

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 for developing and managing EWI’s activities, focusing on building strategic trust between the United States, China, and key East Asian players. Kok has more than a decade’s experience in public policy analysis and government relations concerning China and Asia. She has written and commented on political, economic, security, and military aspects of the U.S.-China relationship, developments in the Asia-Pacific region, cybersecurity, and climate change. Prior to joining EWI, she had worked closely with governments and brand owners to develop and advocate trade-related intellectual property policies in China and across the Asia-Pacific region. Before that, she was a political journalist in Singapore covering national politics and foreign affairs...

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Aynne Kokas is an assistant professor of media studies at the University of Virginia. Kokas’ research broadly examines Sino-U.S. media and technology relations. Her book, Hollywood Made in China (...

Aynne Kokas is an assistant professor of media studies at the University of Virginia. Kokas’ research broadly examines Sino-U.S. media and technology relations. Her book, Hollywood Made in China (University of California Press, 2017) argues that Chinese investment and regulations have fundamentally altered the landscape of the U.S. commercial media industry, most prominently in the case of major conglomerates that rely on leveraging global commercial brands. Her next project, tentatively titled Networked Chinawood examines the cybersecurity and policy implications of digital media in the Sino-U.S. relationship.Kokas has been a visiting fellow at the Shanghai Institute of International Studies and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. She is a non-resident scholar at Rice University’s Baker Institute of Public Policy, a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and a...

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Koo is a Singaporean documentary photographer currently represented by Cosmos and based in Katmandu, Nepal since 2008. From 2005 to 2008 Koo was a staff photographer with The (Singapore) Straits...

Koo is a Singaporean documentary photographer currently represented by Cosmos and based in Katmandu, Nepal since 2008. From 2005 to 2008 Koo was a staff photographer with The (Singapore) Straits Times.Koo worked as a news photographer for five years before turnign to freelance. In 2012, he was awarded one of Singapore’s most prestigious photography accolades, the ICON de Martell Cordon Bleu, which recognizes an outstanding individual for his body of work. He was also a recipient of the Getty Images Grant for Editorial Photography in 2010, and the UNICEF Photo of the Year in 2009, and 1st place in Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar’s awards for Feature Picture Stories category. His work was chosen from an international selection to be exhibited in the 2nd Lumix Festival for Young Photojournalism.His exhibitions include...

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Michael Kovrig is Senior Adviser for North East Asia with the International Crisis Group. He conducts research and provides analysis and advocacy on foreign affairs, geopolitics, and security policy...

Michael Kovrig is Senior Adviser for North East Asia with the International Crisis Group. He conducts research and provides analysis and advocacy on foreign affairs, geopolitics, and security policy with a focus on China. He previously worked as a Canadian diplomat in Beijing and Hong Kong, at the United Nations in New York as a strategic communication specialist for the U.N. Development Program, and as a China analyst for the firm that is now Rhodium Group. As a foreign service officer with Global Affairs Canada, he worked primarily on global security. A Mandarin Chinese speaker, Kovrig has a Master’s degree in international affairs from Columbia University.

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A long-time Beijing resident, Shelly Kraicer is a writer, critic, and film curator, who recently returned to his native Toronto. Educated at Yale University, he has written film criticism in Cinema...

A long-time Beijing resident, Shelly Kraicer is a writer, critic, and film curator, who recently returned to his native Toronto. Educated at Yale University, he has written film criticism in Cinema Scope, Positions, Cineaste, the Village Voice, and Screen International. Since 2007, he has been a programmer of East Asian films for the Vancouver International Film Festival, and has consulted for the Venice, Udine, Dubai, and Rotterdam International Film Festivals.

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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 grew up on a sheep and cherry farm near Yamhill,...

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 grew up on a sheep and cherry farm near Yamhill, Oregon. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Harvard College and then studied law at Oxford University on a Rhodes Scholarship, graduating with first class honors. He later studied Arabic in Cairo and Chinese in Taipei. Kristof has lived on four continents, reported on six, and traveled to more than 140 countries, plus all fifty states, every Chinese province and every main Japanese island. After joining The New York Times in 1984, initially covering economics, he served as a Times correspondent in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, Beijing, and Tokyo. He also covered presidential politics and is the author of the chapter on President George W. Bush in the reference book The Presidents. He later was...

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Arthur R. Kroeber is Managing Director of GaveKal Dragonomics, an independent global economic research firm, and Editor of its journal, China Economic Quarterly. He is a non-resident senior fellow of...

Arthur R. Kroeber is Managing Director of GaveKal Dragonomics, an independent global economic research firm, and Editor of its journal, China Economic Quarterly. He is a non-resident senior fellow of the Brookings-Tsinghua Center, where his research focuses on China’s engagement with global economic institutions. Mr Kroeber is based in Beijing, where he has lived since 2002.Before joining GaveKal Dragonomics, Mr Kroeber worked for fifteen years as a financial journalist and economic analyst in China, Taiwan, and India. He has written for Foreign Policy, The Economist, The Far Eastern Economic Review, Fortune, and Wired and is a contributor to the opinion pages of The Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post. He is a member of the National Committee on United States-China Relations, the Fernand Braudel Institute of International Economics, and the board of the Research...

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Julian Ku is the Maurice A. Deane Distinguished Professor of Law at Hofstra University in New York. Ku’s primary research interest is the relationship of international law to constitutional law. He...

Julian Ku is the Maurice A. Deane Distinguished Professor of Law at Hofstra University in New York. Ku’s primary research interest is the relationship of international law to constitutional law. He also has conducted academic research on a range of topics including international dispute resolution, international criminal law, and China’s relationship with international law.He co-founded the leading international law blog Opinio Juris and is a regular contributor to Lawfare. His essays and op-eds have been published in major news publications such as The Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times and The New York Times. He has been interviewed frequently for television news programs and quoted in print and electronic media. Ku also has signed or submitted amicus briefs to national and international courts and served as an expert witness in both domestic and international proceedings.

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Michael G. Kulma is the Executive Director of Global Leadership Initiatives at Asia Society’s headquarters in New York. In this capacity, he directs the Society’s four major leadership initiatives:...

Michael G. Kulma is the Executive Director of Global Leadership Initiatives at Asia Society’s headquarters in New York. In this capacity, he directs the Society’s four major leadership initiatives: Asia 21 Young Leaders, the Diversity Leadership Forum, the Williamsburg Conference, and Women Leaders of New Asia. He began his career at the Asia Society in 2000, working on policy issues related to Northeast Asia, with a specific concentration on China. Prior to that, he lectured at a number of colleges in the New York City area, focusing on East Asian politics, foreign policy, and international relations.Kulma contributes regularly to print and broadcast media on Asia-focused issues. He was a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations and is a member of The National Committee on United States-China Relations. He received a B.A. in Economics from the University of Chicago, a Master...

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Kaiser Kuo is host of the Sinica Podcast, a weekly discussion of current affairs in China. He recently repatriated to the United States after 20 years in Beijing, where he worked as Director of...

Kaiser Kuo is host of the Sinica Podcast, a weekly discussion of current affairs in China. He recently repatriated to the United States after 20 years in Beijing, where he worked as Director of International Communications for Baidu.  He was previously a technology reporter in China. Kaiser was guitarist and co-founder of the band Chunqiu (Spring & Autumn), and was a founder of China’s first heavy metal band, Tang Dynasty. He is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, and holds an M.A. from the University of Arizona.

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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 general news for Reuters in New York and the Los...

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 general news for Reuters in New York and the Los Angeles Times in Beijing. She holds a dual master’s degree in International Affairs from the London School of Economics and Peking University, as well as degrees in English and Spanish from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Kuo won the 2014 SABEW award for best international feature for a series on China’s water crisis.

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Nimmi Kurian is an Associate Professor at the Centre for Policy Research in New Delhi and a Faculty Advisor in the India China Institute at The New School in New York. Her research interests include...

Nimmi Kurian is an Associate Professor at the Centre for Policy Research in New Delhi and a Faculty Advisor in the India China Institute at The New School in New York. Her research interests include border studies with a focus on the Asian borderlands, comparative regionalism, Indian foreign policy, constituent diplomacy, and transboundary water governance. Her recent publications include: India and China: Rethinking Borders and Security (co-authored, University of Michigan Press, 2016); The India China Borderlands: Conversations Beyond the Centre (Sage, 2014); “The Blind Men and the Elephant: Making Sense of China’s One Belt One Road Initiative,” CPR Policy Brief, December 2016; “Uncharted Waters: Navigating the India-China Conversation on Water,” CPR ThoughtSpace Podcast, March 2017.

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Peter LaFontaine is a Campaigns Officer with the International Fund for Animal Welfare’s (IFAW) Washington, D.C. office.LaFontaine helps to lead IFAW’s U.S. federal and state efforts to safeguard...

Peter LaFontaine is a Campaigns Officer with the International Fund for Animal Welfare’s (IFAW) Washington, D.C. office.LaFontaine helps to lead IFAW’s U.S. federal and state efforts to safeguard elephants and other species threatened by illegal wildlife trafficking, and advocates for stronger measures to address climate change. Prior to joining IFAW, LaFontaine worked for the National Wildlife Federation on climate change, fossil fuel, and natural resource adaptation issues, and he was a staff naturalist for the Cottonwood Gulch Foundation in New Mexico.LaFontaine holds a B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis and is a recent graduate of the Emerging Wildlife Conservation Leaders program.

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Michael Laha obtained his Masters in East Asian Cultures and Languages from Columbia University before joining the Asia Society Center on U.S.-China Relations as a U.S.-China Dialogue Fellow. He...

Michael Laha obtained his Masters in East Asian Cultures and Languages from Columbia University before joining the Asia Society Center on U.S.-China Relations as a U.S.-China Dialogue Fellow. He spent a year at Nanchang University in Jiangxi Province teaching English. He is interested in social innovation, education, and science and technology in the U.S.-China context.

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Roseann Lake is an American journalist and electric scooter enthusiast based in Beijing. Highlights from her four years in China include motor-biking across Yunnan, hosting a TV travel series about...

Roseann Lake is an American journalist and electric scooter enthusiast based in Beijing. Highlights from her four years in China include motor-biking across Yunnan, hosting a TV travel series about Tibet, and plowing through the Kubuqi Desert of Inner Mongolia to investigate the anti-desertification properties of licorice plants.Prior to Beijing, Lake lived for stints in Paris, Buenos Aires, and Florence. She speaks five languages and holds a Master’s degree in journalism from New York University. Publications her work has appeared in include TIME, Foreign Policy, The Atlantic, The Diplomat, Salon, and The South China Morning Post. She is the author of a forthcoming book about love in China.

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David M. Lampton is Hyman Professor and Director of China Studies at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), where he also heads SAIS China, the school’s overall presence...

David M. Lampton is Hyman Professor and Director of China Studies at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), where he also heads SAIS China, the school’s overall presence in greater China. Chairman of The Asia Foundation, former president of the National Committee on United States-China Relations, and former Dean of Faculty at SAIS, he is the author of Same Bed, Different Dreams: Managing U.S.-China Relations, 1989-2000 (2001) and The Three Faces of Chinese Power: Might, Money, and Minds (2008), and the editor of The Making of Chinese Foreign and Security Policy (2001). He received his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. from Stanford University. Being a consultant for the Kettering Foundation’s China activities, Lampton has an honorary doctorate from the Russian Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Far Eastern Studies, is an Honorary Senior Fellow of the American Studies...

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Jonathan Landreth joined ChinaFile as managing editor in October 2012. He previously reported from Beijing from 2004 to 2012, with a focus on the media and entertainment industries and their effect...

Jonathan Landreth joined ChinaFile as managing editor in October 2012. He previously reported from Beijing from 2004 to 2012, with a focus on the media and entertainment industries and their effect on the world’s perception of China. He was the founding Asia Editor of The Hollywood Reporter and his freelance work appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, The Christian Science Monitor, The China Economic Quarterly, Foreign Policy, Forbes, and Wallpaper. In October 2015, he launched China Film Insider, a web site devoted to covering the growing ties between China and Hollywood.The years 2002 to 2004 were spent with Reuters in Singapore where he covered the global oil trade. From 2000 to 2002, Landreth reported for Reuters in New York, covering the health and energy industries, and the attacks of September 11, 2001, and their aftermath...

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Marc Lanteigne is a Senior Researcher (East Asia) at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs, Oslo. His research interests include China and East Asia foreign policy, China’s engagement and...

Marc Lanteigne is a Senior Researcher (East Asia) at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs, Oslo. His research interests include China and East Asia foreign policy, China’s engagement and cooperation with regional and international organisations, East Asia-Arctic diplomacy, Sino-European relations, and non-traditional security in Asia. He is the author of China and International Institutions: Alternate Paths to Global Power (Routledge, 2005) and Chinese Foreign Policy: An Introduction (third edition, Routledge, 2015) and the co-editor of The Chinese Party-State in the 21st Century: Adaptation and the Reinvention of Legitimacy and China’s Evolving Approach to Peacekeeping, as well as numerous chapters and articles on Chinese politics and international relations.

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

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

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Brook Larmer is an award-winning contributor to The New York Times Magazine. Previously, he was the Newsweek bureau chief in Buenos Aires, Miami, Hong Kong, and most recently Shanghai, where he now...

Brook Larmer is an award-winning contributor to The New York Times Magazine. Previously, he was the Newsweek bureau chief in Buenos Aires, Miami, Hong Kong, and most recently Shanghai, where he now lives. Lermer is the author of Operation Yao Ming: The Chinese Sports Empire, American Big Business, and the Making of an NBA Superstar, a book about the rise of the Chinese basketball superstar and his path to fortune.

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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 is a contributing correspondent for Science and...

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 is a contributing correspondent for Science and for Bloomberg Businessweek. From profiling scientists to activists to entrepreneurs, the common thread of her inquiry is finding people with creative solutions to pressing problems. Her reporting from Asia on science, technology, and culture has also appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic Monthly, The New Republic, Smithsonian, Fast Company, MIT Technology Review, Scientific American, Yale Environment 360, and Foreign Policy magazine, where she is a contributing editor. In addition to filing dispatches from remote corners of China, she has reported from Myanmar (Burma), Cambodia, Mongolia, Vietnam, Thailand, Korea, Japan, Greece, and Mexico. Her profile of Chinese environmentalist Yong...

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Professor Lawrence J. Lau currently serves as Ralph and Claire Landau Professor of Economics at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Lau received his B.S. degree (with Great Distinction) in Physics...

Professor Lawrence J. Lau currently serves as Ralph and Claire Landau Professor of Economics at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Lau received his B.S. degree (with Great Distinction) in Physics from Stanford University in 1964 and his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley in 1966 and 1969 respectively. He joined the faculty of the Department of Economics at Stanford University in 1966, becoming Professor of Economics in 1976 and the first Kwoh-Ting Li Professor in Economic Development at Stanford University in 1992. From 1992 to 1996, he served as a Co-Director of the Asia-Pacific Research Center at Stanford University, and from 1997 to 1999 he served as the Director of the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research. He became Kwoh-Ting Li Professor in Economic Development, Emeritus, upon his retirement from Stanford University in...

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

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

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Charles A. Laughlin has a Bachelor of Arts in Chinese Language and Literature from the University of Minnesota, a Master of Arts, Master of Philosophy, and Ph.D in Chinese literature from Columbia...

Charles A. Laughlin has a Bachelor of Arts in Chinese Language and Literature from the University of Minnesota, a Master of Arts, Master of Philosophy, and Ph.D in Chinese literature from Columbia University, and is currently Weedon Chair Professor of East Asian Studies at the University of Virginia. He has published extensively on Chinese literature from the 1920s-1960s, including two books: Chinese Reportage: The Aesthetics of Historical Experience (Duke, 2002) and The Literature of Leisure and Chinese Modernity (Hawai’i, 2008). Laughlin also edited Contested Modernities in Chinese Literature (Palgrave, 2005). His current research is on discourses of desire in Chinese revolutionary literature.

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Philippe Le Corre has been a fellow with the Brookings Institution since 2014, specializing on China’s geoeconomic and geopolitical rise, and Chinese foreign direct investment. He has worked on China...

Philippe Le Corre has been a fellow with the Brookings Institution since 2014, specializing on China’s geoeconomic and geopolitical rise, and Chinese foreign direct investment. He has worked on China since the late 1980s first as a foreign correspondent for Radio France International, then as a senior adviser to the French government, a consultant and a think-tanker. He is the author of several books on China, including China’s Offensive in Europe published in 2016 by Brookings Press. He has contributed to a large number of publications such as the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, Le Monde, Les Echos, Nikkei Asian Review, China Perspective and Asia-Europe Journal. He co-authored a recent report with Jonathan Pollack titled China’s Global Rise: can the EU and U.S. pursue a Coordinated Strategy?  He has also taught at Johns Hopkins University in Washington DC and...

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Milton Leal is a Brazilian journalist and film producer. Since 2015, he has been covering the relationship between China and Latin America, with a special focus on environment, trade, and...

Milton Leal is a Brazilian journalist and film producer. Since 2015, he has been covering the relationship between China and Latin America, with a special focus on environment, trade, and infrastructure projects. He has written several articles for chinadialogue and Diálogo Chino. He also writes about the global development of blockchain and cryptocurrency markets. With over 10 years experience in the Brazilian energy sector, Leal recently wrote a book on the wholesale electricity market. He has independently produced two full-length documentaries, one following a two-month trip to the Amazon.

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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 contemporary art coverage and cultural commentary...

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 contemporary art coverage and cultural commentary from the cutting edge of the Chinese art scene. 

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John Lee has worked at the Mercator Institute for China Studies, the Australian Strategic Policy Institute, and in the Australian government. He holds a Master of Laws specializing in international...

John Lee has worked at the Mercator Institute for China Studies, the Australian Strategic Policy Institute, and in the Australian government. He holds a Master of Laws specializing in international law from the Australian National University, and a combined Law-Arts degree from the University of Melbourne. Lee’s research interests include historical sociology, international relations theory, and military history. All views expressed are his own, and do not necessarily reflect the position of organizations to which he is affiliated.

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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-profile divorce started a public discourse on...

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-profile divorce started a public discourse on domestic violence and paved the way for improvements in China’s anti-domestic violence legislation.

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Kai-Fu Lee is currently the Chairman and CEO of Sinovation Ventures, a leading early-stage investment company that is targeting the next wave of Chinese high-tech companies and mentoring the next...

Kai-Fu Lee is currently the Chairman and CEO of Sinovation Ventures, a leading early-stage investment company that is targeting the next wave of Chinese high-tech companies and mentoring the next generation of Chinese entrepreneurs.Prior to starting Sinovation Ventures in 2009, he served as President of Google China, Vice President of Engineering at Google, and held executive positions at Microsoft, SGI, and Apple. Lee received a Bachelor’s degree from Columbia University in Computer Science in 1983 and went on to obtain a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University in 1988. He holds Honorary Doctorate degrees from the City University of Hong Kong and Carnegie Mellon and is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and Vice Chairman of the Committee of 100, an elite group of Chinese Americans. The best-selling author of six books, Lee was...

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

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

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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 Grinnell College, Harvard University, and Tsinghua...

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 Grinnell College, Harvard University, and Tsinghua University. Prior to joining the Sejong Institute, he worked as an assistant professor at Kyushu University in Japan. His research interests include press and foreign policy, public diplomacy, soft power, and international relations of east asia. Currently, he is also Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Korean Peninsula Studies (nonresident), Peking University. He was formerly a Pantech Fellow at the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, Stanford University.

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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 Street protests and New York Police Department...

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 Street protests and New York Police Department's surveillance of Muslim communities at New York University have also been featured in The Nation.Lee completed an M.Phil. in Modern Chinese Studies at the University of Oxford and holds a B.A. in Political Science and Economics from New York University. Having lived in the U.K., the U.S., and South Korea, Lee will be working as a freelance journalist in Beijing...

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Wei-chin Lee is Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Wake Forest University. His books include Taiwan (1990), Taiwan in Perspective (2000), Sayonara to the Lee Teng-hui Era: Politics in...

Wei-chin Lee is Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Wake Forest University. His books include Taiwan (1990), Taiwan in Perspective (2000), Sayonara to the Lee Teng-hui Era: Politics in Taiwan, 1988-2000 (2003), Taiwan’s Politics in the 21st Century: Changes and Challenges (2010), and The Mutual Non-Denial Principle, China’s Interests, and Taiwan’s Expansion of International Participation (2014). His articles have appeared in numerous scholarly journals, including American Asian Review, American Journal of Chinese Studies, Asian Affairs, Asian Security, Asian Survey, Asian Thought and Society, Issues and Studies, Journal of Asian and African Studies, Journal of Chinese Political Science, Journal of Contemporary China, Communist and Post-Communist Studies, Journal of Economics and International Relations, Journal of Northeast Asian Studies, Nonproliferation Review, Pacific...

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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 China’s Cultural Revolution (Cambridge, 2011) and...

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 China’s Cultural Revolution (Cambridge, 2011) and Die Chinesische Kulturrevolution (C.H. Beck, 2016).

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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 (Palgrave Macmillan 2006) and the author of Friend v...

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 (Palgrave Macmillan 2006) and the author of Friend v. Friend: The Transformation of Friendship—and What the Law Has To Do with It (Oxford University Press 2011).

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James Leibold is a Associate Professor in Chinese Politics and Asian Studies at La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia. His research interests include Chinese nationalism, ethnic relations, and...

James Leibold is a Associate Professor in Chinese Politics and Asian Studies at La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia. His research interests include Chinese nationalism, ethnic relations, and ethnic policy and ethnic identity articulation on the Chinese Internet. He is the author of Ethnic Policy in China: Is Reform Inevitable? (East-West Center, 2013) and Reconfiguring Chinese Nationalism: How the Qing Frontier and its Indigenes Became Chinese (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008) and co-editor (with Chen Yangbin) of Minority Education in China: Balancing Unity and Diversity in an Era of Critical Pluralism (Hong Kong University Press, 2014) and (with Thomas Mullaney, Stéphane Gros, and Eric Vanden Bussche), Critical Han Studies: The History, Representation, and Identity of China’s Majority (University of California Press, 2012). His work has also appeared in The Journal of Asian Studies,...

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Nicholas Lemann began his journalism career at seventeen as a writer for an alternative weekly newspaper in New Orleans, the Vieux Carre Courier. He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College in...

Nicholas Lemann began his journalism career at seventeen as a writer for an alternative weekly newspaper in New Orleans, the Vieux Carre Courier. He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College in 1976, where he concentrated in American history and literature and was President of the Harvard Crimson. After graduation, he worked at The Washington Monthly as an Associate Editor and then Managing Editor, at Texas Monthly as an Associate Editor and then Executive Editor, at The Washington Post as a member of the national staff, at The Atlantic Monthly as a national correspondent, and at The New Yorker as staff writer and then Washington correspondent.In 2003, he became dean of the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University. He stepped down in 2013 and returned to the Journalism School’s faculty. Lemann continues to contribute to The New Yorker as a staff writer. He has published...

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Mark Leong is a fifth-generation Chinese-American from Sunnyvale, California. After graduating from Harvard University in 1988, he received a George Peabody Gardner Traveling Fellowship to visit...

Mark Leong is a fifth-generation Chinese-American from Sunnyvale, California. After graduating from Harvard University in 1988, he received a George Peabody Gardner Traveling Fellowship to visit China for the first time, where he spent a year traveling around the country taking pictures. He returned to China in 1992 as an artist-in-residence at the Central Academy of Fine Arts, sponsored by a fellowship from the Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Fund, and in 1997 made his long-term home in Beijing, where he has lived since.In 2003, Leong joined the Redux Pictures photo agency. A book of his black and white work, China Obscura, was published in 2004. He is a contributing photographer for National Geographic and his photographs have appeared in TIME, Fortune, The New York Times Magazine, Smithsonian, The New Yorker, GQ, and Stern. His work has been recognized with awards from the National...

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Sharon Lerner covers health and the environment for The Intercept. Her work has also appeared in The New York Times, The Nation, and The Washington Post, among other publications, and has received...

Sharon Lerner covers health and the environment for The Intercept. Her work has also appeared in The New York Times, The Nation, and The Washington Post, among other publications, and has received awards from The Society for Environmental Journalists, The American Public Health Association, the Women and Politics Institute, and The Newswoman’s Club of New York.

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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 Philippines to Vietnam (University of North...

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 Philippines to Vietnam (University of North Carolina Press, 2012), co-authored with Michael H. Hunt, and Mao: The Real Story (Simon & Schuster, 2012), whose primary author is Alexander V. Pantsov...

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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 Time, Esquire, The New Yorker, and Rolling Stone,...

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 Time, Esquire, The New Yorker, and Rolling Stone, among other publications. Levine was an accomplished painter whose canvases included depictions of the daily lives of Brooklyn’s working classes and Coney Island beach-goers. His paintings and caricatures have been exhibited at New York’s Forum Gallery as well as museums around the world.Born and raised in Brooklyn, Levine studied at Temple University, the Tyler School of Art, and the Pratt Institute. With Aaron Shikler, he co-founded the Painting Group in 1958; for over fifty years, this group of amateur and professional artists held work sessions in which they painted models.Levine began his work in caricatures during the 1950s and started contributing to The Review in 1963, the first year of...

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Margaret Lewis is a Professor of Law at Seton Hall University. Her research focuses on China’s legal system, with an emphasis on criminal justice. Professor Lewis has been a Term Member of the...

Margaret Lewis is a Professor of Law at Seton Hall University. Her research focuses on China’s legal system, with an emphasis on criminal justice. Professor Lewis has been a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a Public Intellectuals Program Fellow with the National Committee on United States-China Relations, and a Delegate to the U.S.-Japan Leadership Program. She is spending the 2017-18 academic year as a Fulbright Scholar at National Taiwan University.Her recent publications have appeared in the Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, NYU Journal of International Law and Politics, Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, and Virginia Journal of International Law. She also co-authored the book Challenge to China: How Taiwan Abolished its Version of Re-Education Through Labor (US-Asia Law Institute, NYU School of Law/Berkshire Publishing, 2013) with Jerome A. Cohen.Lewis...

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Joanna Lewis is Associate Professor in the Science, Technology and International Affairs (STIA) Program at Georgetown University's Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service. Her research focuses...

Joanna Lewis is Associate Professor in the Science, Technology and International Affairs (STIA) Program at Georgetown University's Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service. Her research focuses on energy, the environment, and innovation in China, including renewable energy industry development, and climate change policy. She is currently leading a National Science Foundation-funded project on International Partnerships and Technological Leapfrogging in China's Clean Energy Sector.Her recent book, Green Innovation in China: China’s Wind Power Industry and the Global Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy was the winner of the 2014 Harold and Margaret Sprout Award by the International Studies Association for best book of the year in environmental studies.Lewis is a Lead Author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Fifth Assessment Report and a visiting faculty...

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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 University of Sydney from 1987 to 1993. Ryckmans...

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 University of Sydney from 1987 to 1993. Ryckmans adopted the pen name of Simon Leys in 1971 on the advice of his editor in order to protect his ability to continue travelling to China.Ryckmans is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Humanities and Member of the Academie Royale de Literature Francaise (Belgium). His works, some of which have been awarded prizes in Australia, France, and the UK, include Chinese Shadows (1977), The Death of Napoleon (1991), and a new translation of the Analects of Confucius (1997). His most recent work is The Angel and the Octopus, a collection of his essays from 1983-1998.Ryckmans studied law and art history at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. After participating in a month-long youth delegation to China...

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Peter J. Li is an Associate Professor at the University of Houston-Downtown. His research focuses on China’s animal welfare policies and the country’s animal protection movement at a time of rapid...

Peter J. Li is an Associate Professor at the University of Houston-Downtown. His research focuses on China’s animal welfare policies and the country’s animal protection movement at a time of rapid social transformation. Li has published articles on China’s wildlife law enforcement, culture, and human-animal relations, factory farming, and animal welfare, wildlife farming, and cruelty, among other topics. He also writes for Hong Kong and Beijing’s English-language newspapers on current events. In commentaries published in 2015, Li called on the Chinese authorities to outlaw domestic ivory sales, to re-invent a wildlife protection law for safeguarding the common interest of humanity, and to start anti-cruelty legislation. Li is a consultant for Humane Society International on issues and collaborative programs with China.

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

Li Shuo is the Senior Climate & Energy Policy Officer for Greenpeace East Asia. He oversees Greenpeace’s work on air pollution, water, and renewable energy. Internationally, he coordinates the organization’s engagement with the United Nations climate negotiation (UNFCCC). Li studied Sino-U.S. relations at the Hopkins Nanjing Center. He is also an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow this year focusing on E.U.-China climate cooperation.

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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 served as Acting Ambassador of China to Barbados,...

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 served as Acting Ambassador of China to Barbados, First Deputy Consul General of China in Toronto, and Counselor of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China, among other posts.A recognized expert on the International Law of the Sea and China’s territory and border issues, Li was met twice and was praised by Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai for his contribution to these issues.A guest professor at Nanjing University, Li is a columnist for The Huffington Post, and China Daily, writing about international affairs, international business, and U.S.-China ties.Li was an all-around sports star in his youth, excelling in soccer, basketball, the 100-meter sprint in track and field, and table tennis. As a member of the Nanjing municipal soccer team, he...

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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 social media contributor to the ChinaFile partner...

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 social media contributor to the ChinaFile partner site CNPolitics. He spent all of his life before college in Nanjing, China.

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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 doctoral degree from Leiden University (Van...

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 doctoral degree from Leiden University (Van Vollenhoven Institute) in the Netherlands. She has done extensive research on corruption in China and published: "The Production of Corruption in China’s Courts—Judicial Decision-Making in a One-Party State" in Law and Social Inquiry (Vol. 37, 2012); "‘Performing’ Bribery in China—Guanxi-Practice, Corruption with a Human Face" in Journal of Contemporary China (Vol. 20, No. 68, 2011); and the chapter “Corruption in China's Courts,” in the book Judicial Independence in China: Lessons for Global Rule of Law Promotion, (Cambridge University Press, 2010). Her current research focuses on the Chinese Communist Party as an institution and the relation between the Party and the state...

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Li Xin is the current Managing Director of Caixin Global. Before this, she was the Managing Editor of the Chinese Wall Street Journal. This is her second stint at Caixin, where she was formerly the...

Li Xin is the current Managing Director of Caixin Global. Before this, she was the Managing Editor of the Chinese Wall Street Journal. This is her second stint at Caixin, where she was formerly the Managing Editor of Caixin: China Economics & Finance, an English-language magazine, and Caixin Online at Caixin Media. In 2006, she founded Caijing Magazine’s first bureau in the United States, as a correspondent of politics and economics. Li moved back to China in 2007 to head Caijing Magazine’s English website. Li was a documentary producer at China Central Television between 2001 and 2004. 

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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 Literary Supplement, among various other publications...

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 Literary Supplement, among various other publications. A graduate of Stanford University, where she studied Economics, and Harvard Law School, she founded The Aleph Mag, a digital magazine about art, culture, and Chinese law and politics.As an attorney, Liao represents American and Chinese clients in a variety of domestic and international corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, and offerings of debt and equity. She is a member of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations.

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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 majority of his writings are banned in China. Liao is...

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 majority of his writings are banned in China. Liao is the author of For A Song and A Hundred Songs, The Corpse Walker: Real Life Stories: China From the Bottom Up, The Dongdong Dancer and the Sichaun Chef, and God Is Red: The Secret Story of How Christianity Survived and Flourished in Communist China. He has received numerous awards for his work, including the prestigious 2012 Peace Prize awarded by the German Book Trade and the Geschwister-Scholl-Preis in 2011 for the publication of his memoir in Germany.

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Louisa Lim is the author of The People's Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited, and a Visiting Professor of Journalism at the University of Michigan.  Lim is an award-winning...

Louisa Lim is the author of The People's Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited, and a Visiting Professor of Journalism at the University of Michigan.  Lim is an award-winning journalist, who is the former China correspondent for NPR and the BBC. She opened NPR's Shanghai bureau in February 2006, but she also reported for NPR from up Tibetan glaciers and down the shaft of a Shaanxi coalmine. She made a very rare reporting trip to North Korea, covered illegal abortions in Guangxi province, and worked on the major multimedia series on religion in China "New Believers: A Religious Revolution in China." Lim was part of NPR teams that won multiple awards, including the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award, a Peabody, and two Edward R. Murrow awards, for their coverage of the Sichuan earthquake in 2008 and the Beijing Olympics...

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Alvin Lin is the Climate and Energy Policy Director for the China Program at the National Resource Defense Council, where he focuses on analyzing China’s climate and clean energy policies and...

Alvin Lin is the Climate and Energy Policy Director for the China Program at the National Resource Defense Council, where he focuses on analyzing China’s climate and clean energy policies and advocating for their continual improvement. His areas of expertise include the environmental impacts of coal and shale gas development, energy efficiency technologies, nuclear power safety regulations, and air pollution law and policy. Prior to joining NRDC, Lin worked as a litigator and a judicial clerk in New York City. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Yale University, a Master’s from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and a JD from New York University. He is based in Beijing.

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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 founder of Black Sesame Kitchen, a Beijing cooking...

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 founder of Black Sesame Kitchen, a Beijing cooking school, she is the author of On the Noodle Road: From Beijing to Rome with Love and Pasta (Riverhead, 2013) and Serve the People: A Stir-Fried Journey Through China (Harcourt, 2008). She has written about food, culture, and travel for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Saveur, Newsweek, Travel + Leisure, and other publications. She lives in Chengdu, China.

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Jon R. Lindsay is an Assistant Research Scientist at the University of California Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation and Adjunct Professor at the UCSD School of International Relations and...

Jon R. Lindsay is an Assistant Research Scientist at the University of California Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation and Adjunct Professor at the UCSD School of International Relations and Pacific Studies.With Tai Ming Cheung and Derk Reveron, Lindsay co-edited the forthcoming book China and Cybersecurity: Espionage, Strategy, and Politics in the Digital Domain (Oxford University Press, 2014/2015).

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Perry Link is Professor Emeritus of East Asian Studies at Princeton University and Chancellorial Chair for Teaching Across Disciplines at the University of California at Riverside. He has published...

Perry Link is Professor Emeritus of East Asian Studies at Princeton University and Chancellorial Chair for Teaching Across Disciplines at the University of California at Riverside. He has published widely on modern Chinese language, literature, and popular thought, and is a member of the Princeton China Initiative, Human Rights Watch/Asia, and other groups that support human rights. He has authored, among others, the books The Uses of Literature: Life in the Socialist Chinese Literary System (Princeton University Press, 2000) and Evening Chats in Beijing: Probing China’s Predicament (Norton and Co., 1992); coauthored Chinese course books; and edited several books including Two Kinds of Truth: Stories and Reportage from China by Liu Binyan (Indiana University Press, 2006). He coedited, with Andrew J. Nathan, The Tiananmen Papers: The Chinese Leadership’s Decision to Use Force Against...

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

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

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People’s Liberation Army Colonel (retired) Liu Mingfu is a noted author, public speaker, military commentator, and author of the book China Dream: The Great Power Thinking and Strategic Positioning...

People’s Liberation Army Colonel (retired) Liu Mingfu is a noted author, public speaker, military commentator, and author of the book China Dream: The Great Power Thinking and Strategic Positioning of China in the Post-American Era.

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Liu Changchun is the Vice Chairman of the Jiaozuo Photographers Association, Honorary President of the Jiaozuo Fine Art Photographers Association, Director of the Gansu Morden Art Photographers...

Liu Changchun is the Vice Chairman of the Jiaozuo Photographers Association, Honorary President of the Jiaozuo Fine Art Photographers Association, Director of the Gansu Morden Art Photographers Association, and a member of the China Photographers Association.Liu began working as a photographer in 1980 and has photographed events such as the 1997 closure of Three Gorges Dam, the 1998 flood, and the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake. He has worked with the Li Ka Shing Foundation on several projects, such as one that helps to inform the public about the plight of children with cleft lip and cleft palate. His work has appeared in People’s Daily, Henan Daily, and other publications. His work has been exhibited in the Great Hall of the People and the Pingyao International Photography Festival. Liu is based in Jiaozuo, Henan province.

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Liu Xingzhe is Director of Content and Copyright at Pear Video. Before joining Pear Video, he was the Director of Photojournalism at The Paper. Liu has covered stories domestically and...

Liu Xingzhe is Director of Content and Copyright at Pear Video. Before joining Pear Video, he was the Director of Photojournalism at The Paper. Liu has covered stories domestically and internationally, including the Wenchuan earthquake, the Libyan Revolution, the Arab Spring and the North Korea nuclear crisis. Liu was named one of 10 Photojournalists of The Year in 2015 by Tuchong, a Chinese photography community website, for his series of photos in North Korea. Now his work focuses on China’s urbanization and Chinese youth. He is a contributing photographer to the @EyesOnChinaProject Instagram feed. Born in Chengdu, Sichuan province, Liu currently lives and works in Shanghai.

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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's My First Trip section. Liu is currently deputy...

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's My First Trip section. Liu is currently deputy chief editor of Multi-Media Content at SCMPChinese.com, a forthcoming Chinese-language website of the South China Morning Post (SCMP). Prior to his arrival at the SCMP, Liu spent 5 years at the Hong Kong Economic Journal, where he played a number of different roles. He was also a blogger at PostGlobal, a global debate blog on international affairs and foreign policy run in partnership by The Washington Post and Newsweek.Previously, Liu was a columnist based in Washington, D.C. He wrote for The New York Sun, The Hong Kong Standard, and other publications. From 1999 to 2005, he worked for the Apple Daily, where he served as Opinion Page editor, director of public affairs, and general manager...

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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 she majored in English Literature, but her Chinese...

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 she majored in English Literature, but her Chinese cadre grandparents were the main force behind her education.She has translated poems by Sen Zi for the Copper Canyon Press poetry anthology Push Open the Window: Contemporary Poetry from China and has an ongoing contract with a Chinese publishing house to translate The Letters of Shen Congwen. Her translations have appeared on the website of Granta magazine, Chutzpah!, Asymptote, and Words Without Borders. She translated Han Han's next non-fiction book, compiled by her and her co-translator Joel Martinsen, which will be published by Simon and Schuster in 2015.Since 2011, Liu has been the Managing Editor of Pathlight: New Chinese Writing, a new English literary journal jointly produced...

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Liu Heung Shing is a Hong Kong-born former foreign correspondent and photojournalist for The Associated Press. He shared the 1992 Pulitzer Prize in Spot News Photography, for his coverage of the...

Liu Heung Shing is a Hong Kong-born former foreign correspondent and photojournalist for The Associated Press. He shared the 1992 Pulitzer Prize in Spot News Photography, for his coverage of the Soviet Union’s collapse, and the Overseas Press Club Award in 1991 for his work with The Associated Press. Liu is well known for his photographs of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests and one of his images was awarded Picture of the Year by the School of Journalism at the University of Missouri. In 1989, he was also named Best Photographer by the Associated Press Managing Editors. Liu is the author and editor of many books, including China After Mao: 'Seek Truth from Facts' (Penguin, 1983), China, Portrait of a Country (Taschen, 2008), Shanghai, A History in Photographs 1842 to Today (World Publishing Corporation, 2010; Penguin Global, 2011), and China in Revolution: The Road to 1911 (...

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Liu Xiaobo was a Chinese literary critic, writer, and human rights activist. He received a Ph.D. in literature from Beijing Normal University and taught at that institution, as well as the University...

Liu Xiaobo was a Chinese literary critic, writer, and human rights activist. He received a Ph.D. in literature from Beijing Normal University and taught at that institution, as well as the University of Oslo, the University of Hawaii, and Columbia University. From 2003 to 2007, he served as President of the Independent Chinese PEN Center. He was one of the primary authors of Charter 08, a document calling for more freedom of expression and democratic activity in China. In 2010, Liu received the Nobel Peace Prize. He was imprisoned four times for his writings and human rights activities, and in July 2017 died eight years into an 11-year prison term for “inciting subversion of state power.”

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Yawei Liu directs the China Program at The Carter Center. He is the Zijiang Professor of Political Science at East China Normal University in Shanghai and teaches contemporary Chinese politics at...

Yawei Liu directs the China Program at The Carter Center. He is the Zijiang Professor of Political Science at East China Normal University in Shanghai and teaches contemporary Chinese politics at Emory University in Atlanta. He edits the websites China Elections and Governance and US-China Perception Monitor.

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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 China‘s sustainability landscape and fostering...

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 China‘s sustainability landscape and fostering international collaboration with China. Her work spans ecolivable cities, clean energy, China Dream sustainability prosperity, and sustainable diets.In 2007, Liu organized the first public dialogue between U.S. and Chinese government officials on clean energy in China, from which JUCCCE was formed. She was honored as a Time Magazine Hero of the Environment, a Foreign Policy shaper of U.S.-China relations, a Forbes "Women to Watch in Asia," a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, the Hillary Step for Climate Change Solutions, China top 50 innovative business leaders by China Business News Weekly. She has served as advisor to Marks & Spencer, FTSE, HP...

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Xiaoxia Liu was born and raised in China and migrated to the U.S. in 2012. She received a B.A. in Television and Radio from City University of New York Brooklyn College. In her sophomore year, she...

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Born in Ziyang, Sichuan province, Yuyang Liu is currently based in Beijing. His photography work focuses on urbanization and immigration issues in a rapidly changing China. He won the 2014 Magnum...

Born in Ziyang, Sichuan province, Yuyang Liu is currently based in Beijing. His photography work focuses on urbanization and immigration issues in a rapidly changing China. He won the 2014 Magnum Foundation Human Rights & Photography Fellowship, through which he studied at an intensive five-week program at New York University. In 2015, Liu won the Ian Parry Scholarship and was selected to be an Emerging Talent Photographer by Getty Images Reportage.Liu’s still photography and multimedia works “Auspicious Things,” “Neither Here Nor There,” and “Home of Youth” were exhibited in China and the U.S. He holds a B.A. in History from East China Normal University. Liu was selected to be one of the ChinaFile 2015 Abigail Cohen Fellows.

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Yuanbo Liu is a junior majoring in Economics at Middlebury College. Liu spent most of his life in Beijing before he went to study in the U.S. After two years at The Hotchkiss School, he went on to...

Yuanbo Liu is a junior majoring in Economics at Middlebury College. Liu spent most of his life in Beijing before he went to study in the U.S. After two years at The Hotchkiss School, he went on to pursue his interests in economics and political science at Middlebury. Coming from China, Liu developed a strong interest in U.S.-China relations. He was a summer intern with Asia Society’s Center on U.S.-China Relations in 2012. He also has explored his interests at other internship positions with CICC U.S. and the Murtala Huhammed Foundation.

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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 first China-based correspondent since 1949. Liu won...

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 first China-based correspondent since 1949. Liu won the 2006 Shorenstein Journalism Award in recognition of her reporting on Asia.For Newsweek, Liu reported firsthand China’s post-Mao modernization and the Tiananmen Square bloodshed, the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan and the fall of the Taliban, the 1991 liberation of Kuwait, and U.S. military interventions in Somalia and Haiti. To report on the last days of Saddam Hussein, Liu arrived in Iraq in January 2003 and was one of few American journalists in Baghdad during the U.S. “shock and awe” bombing of the Iraqi capital. Her report, “Eyewitness Baghdad,” filed from the Palestine Hotel, featured in Newsweek’s special war issue which won the National Magazine Award that year. As Newsweek’s...

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Scott D. Livingston is an American attorney specializing in Chinese trade and investment law, with a particular focus on technology. He has written numerous articles on China's economic reforms...

Scott D. Livingston is an American attorney specializing in Chinese trade and investment law, with a particular focus on technology. He has written numerous articles on China's economic reforms and emergent data privacy framework, and contributed to several comprehensive reports analyzing China's treatment of foreign investors. Livingston was formerly an Associate in Covington & Burling's Beijing office, and now resides in California. He is a graduate of the University of Texas School of Law and an alumni of the International Chinese Language Program (ICLP) of National Taiwan University...

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Antony Loewenstein is an independent Australian journalist, documentarian, and blogger who has written for the BBC, The Nation, Huffington Post, and Haaretz, amongst many others. He is the author of...

Antony Loewenstein is an independent Australian journalist, documentarian, and blogger who has written for the BBC, The Nation, Huffington Post, and Haaretz, amongst many others. He is the author of three bestselling books, My Israel Question, The Blogging Revolution, and Profits of Doom: How Vulture Capitalism is Swallowing the World, co-writer of For God’s Sake, and co-editor of Left Turn and After Zionism: One State for Israel and Palestine. His latest book is Disaster Capitalism: Making A Killing Out Of Catastrophe. He is working on a film about disaster capitalism.

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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 1993. Before assuming his duties, Ambassador 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 1993. Before assuming his duties, Ambassador Lord had been chairman of the National Endowment for Democracy, vice-chairman of the International Rescue Committee, and chairman of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace’s National Commission on America and the New World.From 1973 to 1977, he was Director of the Policy Planning Staff. Ambassador Lord was a Foreign Service Officer from 1961-67, during which time he was assigned in Washington to the Congressional relations, political-military, and economic affairs staffs, and abroad in Geneva. He has also served in the U.S. Government outside the Department of State as Special Assistant to the National Security Advisor (1970-73), on the National Security Council staff (1969-70), and on the...

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Sharron Lovell is a multimedia storyteller and educator. She is currently based between Rome and Beijing and possesses a misguided love of China’s lower tier cities. She lectures on multimedia...

Sharron Lovell is a multimedia storyteller and educator. She is currently based between Rome and Beijing and possesses a misguided love of China’s lower tier cities. She lectures on multimedia journalism for a Beijing-based, U.K.-accredited Master’s program and is co-hosts a podcast on multimedia journalism.Lovell’s work has been published in National Geographic books, PBS, Aeon, Foreign Policy, Newsweek, The Guardian, Buzzfeed, Politiken, The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, The Irish Times, Forbes, The Independent, Grazia, Ms., Adbusters, Le Monde, and The Financial Times.

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Christine Lu is the co-founder and CEO of Affinity China, a lifestyle platform for affluent Chinese travelers. Involved in cross-border China business for the past eighteen years, Lu is regarded as a...

Christine Lu is the co-founder and CEO of Affinity China, a lifestyle platform for affluent Chinese travelers. Involved in cross-border China business for the past eighteen years, Lu is regarded as a connector at the intersection of Chinese outbound travel and luxury. She spent five years in China as head of Marketing for Home Shopping Network’s joint venture TVSN, where she oversaw the company’s marketing, e-commerce, and mail-order catalog business. She was the co-organizer of TEDxShanghai, the first TEDx in China, as well as of GeeksOnAPlane with Silicon Valley venture capitalist Dave McClure. Lu is on the advisory board for GMIC Silicon Valley. She graduated from Boston University with a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations.

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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. Tea Leaf Nation is a partner site with The...

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. Tea Leaf Nation is a partner site with The Atlantic and has dozens of volunteer contributors.Lu was born in China. She is a graduate of Yale College and Harvard Law School.

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Lu Yao is a student in the Division of Social Science in Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, where she is studying to obtain a Master of Philosophy. Her research focuses on ethnic...

Lu Yao is a student in the Division of Social Science in Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, where she is studying to obtain a Master of Philosophy. Her research focuses on ethnic relations in Zambia and on China-Africa links. Her current work takes a comparative approach to understand indigenous perceptions of non-indigenous people in Zambia.

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Stanley Lubman (AB, LLB, LLM, JSD, Columbia University) has specialized on China as scholar and practicing lawyer for over fifty years. He is Resident Lecturer (retired) and Research Associate at the...

Stanley Lubman (AB, LLB, LLM, JSD, Columbia University) has specialized on China as scholar and practicing lawyer for over fifty years. He is Resident Lecturer (retired) and Research Associate at the Berkeley Law School, University of California, and previously taught at the law schools of Stanford, Columbia, Harvard, and Yale as well as others in Europe. His online column on Chinese law ran in the "China Real Time Report" at The Wall Street Journal.From 1978 to 1997, while continuing his academic activities he headed the China practice at two major San Francisco law firms and a large English firm of solicitors.He was advisor to The Asia Foundation on legal reform projects in China from 1998 to 2011.Among his publications are Bird in a Cage: Legal Reform in China After Mao (Stanford University Press, 1999), and The Evolution of Law Reform in China: an Uncertain Path (editor,...

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Peony Lui is an undergraduate at the University of Washington, Seattle, majoring in International Studies and Political Economy. She is an intern with the Asia Society's Center on U.S.-China...

Peony Lui is an undergraduate at the University of Washington, Seattle, majoring in International Studies and Political Economy. She is an intern with the Asia Society's Center on U.S.-China Relations. Her experience includes working as a research assistant at the Jackson School of International Studies, as well as interning at the Seattle Chinese Times, for which she wrote an editorial review of poetry. Lui is passionate about fostering international understanding and aspires to work in the field of public policy or journalism...

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Alexander Lukin is Vice-President for research and international cooperation at the Diplomatic Academy, an education institution of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He is also Director of the...

Alexander Lukin is Vice-President for research and international cooperation at the Diplomatic Academy, an education institution of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He is also Director of the Center for East Asian and Shanghai Cooperation Organization Studies at Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO-University). He received his first degree from Moscow State Institute of International Relations in 1984, a doctorate in politics from Oxford University in 1997, a doctorate in history from the Diplomatic Academy in 2007, and a degree in theology from St. Tikhon’s Orthodox University in 2013. He worked at the Soviet Foreign Ministry, Soviet Embassy to the People's Republic of China, and Institute of Oriental Studies of the Soviet Academy of Sciences. From 1990 to 1993, he served as an elected deputy of the Moscow City Soviet (Council) where he chaired the Sub-...

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Xiaoyuan Luo is a Masters student in International Relations at New York University. Her studies concentrate on the Asia Pacific and U.S.-China relations. Before coming to the U.S., she received a B...

Xiaoyuan Luo is a Masters student in International Relations at New York University. Her studies concentrate on the Asia Pacific and U.S.-China relations. Before coming to the U.S., she received a B.A. in English and International Trade, and worked as an interpreter for several trade fairs. Luo is an intern with Asia Society's Center on U.S.-China Relations, prior to which she interned with the New York Public Interest Research Group and Wikistrat. She has a strong interest in China's new media and its role in politics. With a passion for solving China's social problems and bettering international relations, Luo wants to pursue a career in media communication, journalism, and public policy...

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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 of the Secretary of Defense, the National...

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 of the Secretary of Defense, the National Security Council, the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Army, Navy, and Air Force, and a number of allied governments as well as international corporations and financial institutions. He is a frequent lecturer at universities and military colleges in the United States and abroad and has testified before several congressional committees and presidential commissions. In 2004, he was awarded an honorary degree by the University of Bath (United Kingdom).Luttwak is the author of numerous articles and several books, including The Grand Strategy of the Roman Empire (John Hopkins, 1976–2005); Turbo-Capitalism: Winners and Losers in the Global Economy (HarperCollins, 1999); The Endangered American Dream (...

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Elizabeth M. Lynch is a legal services attorney in New York City and the founder of China Law & Policy. She was named a New York Law Journal “Rising Star” in 2015, and her writing has...

Elizabeth M. Lynch is a legal services attorney in New York City and the founder of China Law & Policy. She was named a New York Law Journal “Rising Star” in 2015, and her writing has appeared in The New York Times, Huffington Post, and the George Washington International Law Review. From 2007 to 2009, Lynch was a research fellow at NYU Law School’s U.S.-Asia Law Institute, where she worked with Professor Jerome Cohen on criminal justice reform projects in China. She received her J.D. from Harvard Law School and her B.A. in Chinese Studies and Political Science from the State University of New York at Albany. Before becoming a lawyer, Lynch spent one year as a Fulbright Scholar researching rule of law issues at Peking University in Beijing.

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The work of award-winning journalist Suzanne Ma has appeared in numerous publications including the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Businessweek, the Associated Press, Huffington Post, and Salon.She...

The work of award-winning journalist Suzanne Ma has appeared in numerous publications including the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Businessweek, the Associated Press, Huffington Post, and Salon.She has crisscrossed the globe, filing stories from cities across Europe, Canada, China, and the United States, where she was a reporter in New York City for the Associated Press and DNAinfo, a digital news start-up. A graduate of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, Ma was awarded the Pulitzer Traveling Fellowship, which helped fund her fieldwork in China for her first book, Meet Me in Venice: A Chinese Immigrant’s Journey from the Far East to the Faraway West.Born in Toronto, Ma was raised by immigrant parents who insisted she attend Chinese school every Saturday morning. Her Chinese lessons continued in Beijing where studied abroad. His family’s hometown is also the hometown of...

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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 Japan, she is is the author of Excess Baggage, a semi...

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 Japan, she is is the author of Excess Baggage, a semi-autobiographical novel loosely based on her family’s experiences as Chinese immigrants in Tokyo during the post-bubble years of the 1990s. A graduate of Tokyo’s Sophia University, she also holds an M.A. in Chinese literature from the University of Washington, Seattle. Her articles have appeared in The Japan Times, The International Herald Tribune, NPR, South China Morning Post, and the New Delhi-based Mint, among others. Currently based in Beijing, she is a lecturer of Chinese culture and film at a local university.

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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 activities. He is the co-author of In...

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 activities. He is the co-author of In Line Behind a Billion People: How Scarcity Will Define China’s Ascent in the Next Decade.Previously, he was a lead China analyst at Eurasia Group, a political risk research and advisory firm. He specialized in analyzing the intersection between Chinese policies and markets, with a particular focus on energy and commodities, industrial policy, U.S.-China trade, and social and internet policies. His advisory and analytical work served a range of clients, from institutional investors and multinational corporations to the U.S. government. Prior to joining Eurasia Group, he worked at a public relations firm in Beijing, where he served clients ranging from Ford to Microsoft. He also was a manager...

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Ma Tianjie runs Chublic Opinion, a popular Chinese public opinion blog. He was an English major at Peking University and later earned his Master’s degree in environmental policy from American...

Ma Tianjie runs Chublic Opinion, a popular Chinese public opinion blog. He was an English major at Peking University and later earned his Master’s degree in environmental policy from American University. Ma has been involved in environmental advocacy in China for over a decade.

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Roderick MacFarquhar is the Leroy B. Williams Professor of History and Political Science and formerly Director of the John King Fairbank Center for East Asian Research at Harvard University. His...

Roderick MacFarquhar is the Leroy B. Williams Professor of History and Political Science and formerly Director of the John King Fairbank Center for East Asian Research at Harvard University. His publications include The Hundred Flowers Campaign and the Chinese Intellectuals, The Sino-Soviet Dispute; China under Mao: Politics Takes Command; Sino-American Relations, 1949-1971; The Secret Speeches of Chairman Mao; the final two volumes of the Cambridge History of China (edited with the late John Fairbank); The Politics of China 2nd Ed: The Eras of Mao and Deng; and a trilogy, The Origins of the Cultural Revolution. He was the founding editor of The China Quarterly and has been a fellow at Columbia University, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and the Royal Institute for International Affairs. In previous personae, he has been a journalist, a TV commentator, and a Member...

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Rebecca MacKinnon directs the Ranking Digital Rights project at New America, developing a system to rank Internet, telecommunications, and other tech companies on respect for users’ free expression...

Rebecca MacKinnon directs the Ranking Digital Rights project at New America, developing a system to rank Internet, telecommunications, and other tech companies on respect for users’ free expression and privacy. She is author of Consent of the Networked: The Worldwide Struggle For Internet Freedom and co-founder of the citizen media network Global Voices Online. MacKinnon was a founding Board member of the Global Network Initiative and is currently on the Board of the Committee to Protect Journalists. Fluent in Mandarin Chinese, MacKinnon was CNN’s Bureau Chief and correspondent first in China and then Japan between 1998-2004. More recently, she taught at the University of Hong Kong’s Journalism and Media Studies Centre in 2007 and 2008, was a 2013 adjunct lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and is currently a visiting affiliate at the Annenberg School for...

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Eli MacKinnon is a writer based in Shenzhen. Before moving to China, he worked as a science news reporter for Live Science. His interests are wide, but in recent years have been mostly subsumed by...

Eli MacKinnon is a writer based in Shenzhen. Before moving to China, he worked as a science news reporter for Live Science. His interests are wide, but in recent years have been mostly subsumed by Chinese and China. MacKinnon follows Shenzhen’s young startup scene and the city’s mind-boggling development.

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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 region, reporting on the implications of China’s...

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 region, reporting on the implications of China’s transformation on ordinary Chinese and on the world. Her 2007 series “Young China” won an Overseas Press Club award; her 2009 series on China’s quest for greater innovation, “Created in China,” won a Sigma Delta Chi Society of Professional Journalists award.Magistad also opened NPR’s Beijing bureau in 1996, and served as its China correspondent from 1995 to 1999, initially from a Hong Kong base. Previously, she was NPR’s Southeast Asia correspondent (1993-95), after several years (1988-92) as a regular contributor from Southeast Asia for The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, The Chicago Tribune, NPR, CBC, and other media. While based in Southeast Asia, she especially focused on Cambodia’s...

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Neysun A. Mahboubi is a Research Scholar of the Center for the Study of Contemporary China at the University of Pennsylvania, as well as a Lecturer in Law at Penn Law School. His primary academic...

Neysun A. Mahboubi is a Research Scholar of the Center for the Study of Contemporary China at the University of Pennsylvania, as well as a Lecturer in Law at Penn Law School. His primary academic interests are in the areas of administrative law, comparative law, and Chinese law, and his current writing focuses on the development of modern Chinese administrative law. He is co-chair of the international committee of the ABA Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice, has advised both the Asia Foundation and the Administrative Conference of the United States on Chinese administrative procedure reform, and moderates the Comparative Administrative Law Listserv hosted by Yale Law School. Occasionally, he comments on Chinese legal developments for CCTV America.Mahboubi also has taught at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School, the University of Connecticut School of Law, and...

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J.R. Mailey is a Research Associate at the Africa Center for Strategic Studies, where he specializes in natural resources, corruption, and security in Africa. He previously worked as a researcher for...

J.R. Mailey is a Research Associate at the Africa Center for Strategic Studies, where he specializes in natural resources, corruption, and security in Africa. He previously worked as a researcher for the U.S.-China Economic & Security Review Commission, where he was co-author of “The 88 Queensway Group: A Case Study in Chinese Investors’ Operations in Angola and Beyond.”

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Andrea Maksimovic has been a labor activist and has been working in the trade union movement for 20 years. She has worked both in Australia and in Belgium on issues relating to globalization. The...

Andrea Maksimovic has been a labor activist and has been working in the trade union movement for 20 years. She has worked both in Australia and in Belgium on issues relating to globalization. The focus of her work has been on labor rights in global supply chains, free trade, the global financial system, and migration. Maksimovic currently works at the Australian Council of Trade Unions as the Associate Director of International and Civil Society.

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Johanna Malm has researched the Chinese presence in Africa since 2008. She has held researcher positions at the Centre for Chinese Studies at Stellenbosch University in South Africa, and at the...

Johanna Malm has researched the Chinese presence in Africa since 2008. She has held researcher positions at the Centre for Chinese Studies at Stellenbosch University in South Africa, and at the Department of Social Sciences and Business at Roskilde University in Denmark. Malm has conducted fieldwork in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, and Uganda and has been a visiting scholar at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing. In 2016, she defended her Ph.D. thesis on the Chinese challenge to the IMF’s power in Africa.

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Philip Man is active in the digital technology space and works on side projects as a freelance director. He has directed several short films and won the 48 Hour Film Project Shanghai 2016. His...

Philip Man is active in the digital technology space and works on side projects as a freelance director. He has directed several short films and won the 48 Hour Film Project Shanghai 2016. His interest in media and global affairs motivated him to make the short documentary “Behind the Belt: A Look at China’s Cultural Influence in Kenya.”

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Damien Mander is the Founder and CEO of the International Anti-Poaching Foundation (IAPF). He served as a Special Operations Sniper and Clearance Diver in the Australian Defence Force. While deployed...

Damien Mander is the Founder and CEO of the International Anti-Poaching Foundation (IAPF). He served as a Special Operations Sniper and Clearance Diver in the Australian Defence Force. While deployed in Iraq he was a project manager for the Iraq Special Police Training Academy, overseeing training of up to 700 cadets at one time. After three years on the front lines of the Iraq war, he departed in 2008. Following a trip to Africa, he founded the IAPF. The IAPF focuses on ranger training, operations, and integrating modern technology such as drones into conservation. 

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Jeffrey Mankoff is Deputy Director and fellow with the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Russia and Eurasia Program. He is the author of Russian Foreign Policy: The Return of...

Jeffrey Mankoff is Deputy Director and fellow with the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Russia and Eurasia Program. He is the author of Russian Foreign Policy: The Return of Great Power Politics (Rowman & Littlefield, 2009) and a frequent commentator on international security, Russian foreign policy, regional security in the Caucasus and Central Asia, ethnic conflict, and energy security. Before coming to CSIS, he served as an adviser on U.S.-Russia relations at the U.S. Department of State as a Council on Foreign Relations International Affairs Fellow. From 2008 to 2010, he was Associate Director of International Security Studies at Yale University and an adjunct fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. In addition to his policy research, Mankoff teaches courses on international security and Central Asia at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign...

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Michael D. Manning lived in China from 2005 to 2009, splitting his time between Xinjiang and Beijing. He first gained notoriety amongst expats for his blog, The Opposite End of China, which provided...

Michael D. Manning lived in China from 2005 to 2009, splitting his time between Xinjiang and Beijing. He first gained notoriety amongst expats for his blog, The Opposite End of China, which provided a fresh glimpse of daily life on the edge of the Taklamakan Desert from his home base in Korla. After a gig teaching English to the children of railroad workers, Manning wrote travel guides on Northwest China and Tibet for Fodor's, opened a small sun-dried tomato factory in collaboration with the Bingtuan, and finally landed a gig working as a foreign expert for CCTV International. Manning also maintained a side business illegally selling hashish in Beijing, utilizing his extensive Uyghur contacts back in Xinjiang. Michael was arrested at his apartment near the Worker's Stadium on March 15, 2009, after receiving a large shipment of hashish in the mail. He was incarcerated at...

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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 cnblogs.com in 2002 to evangelize grassroots...

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 cnblogs.com in 2002 to evangelize grassroots publishing and sharing in China.At the Social Brain Foundation, which Mao built up starting in 2005, he supported a series of initiatives in China to advocate and practice free access, free speech, and free thinking. He also brought the Creative Commons project into China.In 2009, Isaac coined the term “Sharism,” to describe a new philosophy that explains how a fully connected world transforms its society and all human beings, and possibly relates to an emergent super intelligence. Sharism was acknowledged as an “Idea of the Future” at the Davos Communication Forum.As a symbol of his strong stance against censorship in China, as well as around the world, his 2007 open letter to Google's co-...

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Born in Hohhot as a Mongolian minority in China, Yishu Mao was brought up in Shenzhen, where China’s economic reforms first launched. After witnessing the contrasts and changes within China, Mao...

Born in Hohhot as a Mongolian minority in China, Yishu Mao was brought up in Shenzhen, where China’s economic reforms first launched. After witnessing the contrasts and changes within China, Mao decided to study in the U.S. and received a B.A. in Literature from Bard College. She interned at PEN America Center and ChinaFile in 2016. She is now completing a M.A. in Global Studies at Humboldt Universität zu Berlin in Germany, where she focuses on the role of China in the progress and consequences of globalization in the 21st century.

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Daniel S. Markey is a Senior Research Professor at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). He is also the Academic Director for the SAIS Master of Arts in Global...

Daniel S. Markey is a Senior Research Professor at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). He is also the Academic Director for the SAIS Master of Arts in Global Policy Program and an adjunct senior fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR).From 2007-2015, Daniel Markey was a senior fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia at CFR. While there, he wrote a book on the future of the U.S.-Pakistan relationship, No Exit from Pakistan: America’s Tortured Relationship with Islamabad (Cambridge University Press, 2013).From 2003 to 2007, Markey held the South Asia portfolio on the Secretary’s Policy Planning Staff at the U.S. Department of State. Prior to government service, he taught in the Department of Politics at Princeton University, where he served as Executive Director of Princeton’s Research Program in...

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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 on the newspaper’s feature desk in London. She is...

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 on the newspaper’s feature desk in London. She is now Assistant Editor of Post Magazine at the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong. As a freelance writer, she has been published in the South China Morning Post, the Daily Mail, The Independent, The Guardian, The Sun, and Grazia. She is currently researching the African diaspora in Guangzhou, China, with a grant from the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg.

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Oriana Skylar Mastro is an Assistant Professor of Security Studies at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. Her research focuses on Chinese military and security...

Oriana Skylar Mastro is an Assistant Professor of Security Studies at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. Her research focuses on Chinese military and security policy, Asia-Pacific security issues, war termination, and coercive diplomacy.

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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 borderlands since 2002 and in Burma since 2012 working on...

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 borderlands since 2002 and in Burma since 2012 working on human rights issues related to governance, political prisoners, conflict related abuses, refugee issues, and the drug trade.

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Peter Mattis is currently a Fellow with The Jamestown Foundation. Formerly, he was a visiting scholar at National Cheng-chi University's Institute of International Relations in Taipei and editor...

Peter Mattis is currently a Fellow with The Jamestown Foundation. Formerly, he was a visiting scholar at National Cheng-chi University's Institute of International Relations in Taipei and editor of China Brief at The Jamestown Foundation. Mattis received his M.A. in Security Studies from the Georgetown University?s School of Foreign Service and earned his B.A. in Political Science and Asian Studies from the University of Washington in Seattle. He previously studied at Tsinghua University in Beijing, taking Chinese language courses and auditing courses on Chinese history and security policy. He previously worked as a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Asian Research in its Strategic Asia and Northeast Asian Studies programs, providing research assistance and editing support. Most recently, Mattis worked as an international affairs analyst for the U.S. Government. He is...

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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 including the demise of a Sichuan village, kung fu, and...

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 including the demise of a Sichuan village, kung fu, and martial artists, tea, spy rings, and geopolitics. He is currently focusing on martial arts as a writer for VICE: Fightland and as a producer for the “New Masters” documentary.His work has been published in VICE, The Economist, Roads and Kingdoms, and the South China Morning Post.

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Tim Maurer is the Co-Director of the Cyber Policy Initiative and a Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. His work focuses on cyberspace and international affairs, namely...

Tim Maurer is the Co-Director of the Cyber Policy Initiative and a Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. His work focuses on cyberspace and international affairs, namely cybersecurity, human rights online, and Internet governance, currently with a specific focus on cybersecurity and financial stability.Maurer is a member of several U.S. track-1.5 cyber dialogues and the research advisory group of the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace. Previously, he was part of the Freedom Online Coalition’s working group “An Internet Free and Secure” and the Research Advisory Network of the Global Commission on Internet Governance. He co-chaired the Advisory Board of the Global Conference on CyberSpace in The Hague and supported the OSCE’s cyber confidence-building efforts by developing the Global Cyber Definitions Database for the chair of the OSCE.Prior to joining...

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Carl Houston Mc Millan is a filmmaker who grew up in Lesotho of Irish decent. His work is narrative-driven, with a global outlook and cultural sensitivity. He has directed short films, commercials,...

Carl Houston Mc Millan is a filmmaker who grew up in Lesotho of Irish decent. His work is narrative-driven, with a global outlook and cultural sensitivity. He has directed short films, commercials, and documentaries, and has worked with local and international brands and organizations such as Vodafone, UNICEF, and Proctor & Gamble.

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James McGregor is an American author, journalist, and businessman who has lived in China for more than 25 years. He is Chairman of APCO Worldwide, Greater China, and a professional speaker and...

James McGregor is an American author, journalist, and businessman who has lived in China for more than 25 years. He is Chairman of APCO Worldwide, Greater China, and a professional speaker and commentator who specializes in China business, politics, and society.McGregor is the author of the books No Ancient Wisdom, No Followers: The Challenges of Chinese Authoritarian Capitalism (Prospecta Press, 2012) and One Billion Customers: Lessons from the Front Lines of Doing Business in China (Simon and Schuster, 2005). He also wrote the 2010 report “China’s Drive for ‘Indigenous Innovation’—A Web of Industrial Policies.”From 1987 to 1990, McGregor served as The Wall Street Journal’s Bureau Chief in Taiwan, and from 1990 to 1994 as the paper’s Bureau Chief in Mainland China. From 1994 to 2000, he was Chief Executive of Dow Jones & Company in China. After leaving Dow Jones, he was China...

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Richard McGregor is the former Washington and Beijing Bureau Chief for The Financial Times, and the author of the book The Party: The Secret World of China’s Communist Rulers.

Richard McGregor is the former Washington and Beijing Bureau Chief for The Financial Times, and the author of the book The Party: The Secret World of China’s Communist Rulers.

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Andrew McLaughlin is a New York City-based tech executive. He established and led Google’s public policy operation from 2004 to 2009, managing the company’s relationship with the Chinese government...

Andrew McLaughlin is a New York City-based tech executive. He established and led Google’s public policy operation from 2004 to 2009, managing the company’s relationship with the Chinese government during the period in which Google entered that market. He chairs the board of Access Now, an NGO that fights online censorship and unlawful surveillance around the world.

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Kathleen McLaughlin is an award-winning journalist based in Beijing. In the decade she has spent in China, she has covered labor unrest and politics, health and science, and a little bit of...

Kathleen McLaughlin is an award-winning journalist based in Beijing. In the decade she has spent in China, she has covered labor unrest and politics, health and science, and a little bit of everything in between. Her investigative reporting projects exposed widespread problems in China’s electronics supply chains and uncovered critical problems in China’s health aid to Africa. She has reported from nearly every corner of China.McLaughlin has reported from Asia and Africa for a long list of major U.S. and U.K. publications including The Economist, The Washington Post, PBS News Hour, Foreign Policy, The Guardian, the San Francisco Chronicle, and Buzzfeed.

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Dominic Meagher is a multi-disciplinary political economist focusing primarily on Australia’s economic relationship with China. He has a background in institutional economics and Chinese policy and...

Dominic Meagher is a multi-disciplinary political economist focusing primarily on Australia’s economic relationship with China. He has a background in institutional economics and Chinese policy and economic analysis. Before joining China Matters, Dominic was based in Hong Kong researching China’s institutional evolution and reform process, as well as RMB internationalization.Meagher holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Australian National University, where he was a Rio Tinto China Scholar, and he holds a graduate diploma and Masters degree in International Development Economics from the ANU and an honors degree in Politics and International Relations with a major in History from the University of New South Wales.Concurrent with his Ph.D., Meagher was Manager of the Crawford School of Public Policy’s China Economy Program, Project Officer at the East Asian Bureau of Economic Research, and...

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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 Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (...

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 Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Parliamentary Assembly. Prior to taking up the Presidency at International Campaign for Tibet, he supervised elections in Georgia as the Head of Mission for the OSCE/Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) for the Presidential Elections in Georgia.Mecacci was elected Chairperson of the Italian Parliamentary Intergroup for Tibet after being voted in as Deputy for the Radical Party on the Democratic Party lists at the 2008 general elections. In November 2009, he organized the 5th World Parliamentarians Convention on Tibet in Rome, which hosted the Dalai Lama and established an International Network of Parliamentarians on Tibet (INPaT). He became Co-Chair of the network...

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Evan S. Medeiros is a Nonresident Senior Fellow in the Asia Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and Managing Director for Asia at the Eurasia Group. In June 2015, he stepped...

Evan S. Medeiros is a Nonresident Senior Fellow in the Asia Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and Managing Director for Asia at the Eurasia Group. In June 2015, he stepped down from the position of Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Asian Affairs at the White House’s National Security Council. In that role, Medeiros served as former President Barack Obama’s top adviser on the Asia-Pacific and was responsible for coordinating U.S. policy toward the region across the areas of diplomacy, defense policy, economic policy, and intelligence affairs. He joined the National Security Council staff in summer 2009 as Director for China, Taiwan, and Mongolia affairs. In total, he served on the National Security Council staff for nearly six years.Medeiros previously worked as a senior political scientist at the RAND Corporation. He specialized in...

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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 been gracing stages all over China with her amazing...

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 been gracing stages all over China with her amazing voice in various musical projects. Her jazz quartet and singer-songwriter act perform frequently in Beijing. Most recently, she has been performing with her electronic duo, Jess Meider featuring Chinatown. Meider is known as one of China’s best jazz vocalists and has spent almost half of her life practicing her performance in music festivals and Beijing's and Shanghai’s most popular live music venues.Two of her original jazz tunes were included in the Chinese romantic comedy What Women Want (2011) and her voice was featured in the final scene of Cui Jian’s movie, Blue Sky Bones (2013). A documentary of her life in China aired on national TV (CCTV4) in September 2014, and since then she...

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Mirjam Meissner is head of the Economy and Technology Program at the Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS) in Berlin. Her current research and publication focus on industrial policy and...

Mirjam Meissner is head of the Economy and Technology Program at the Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS) in Berlin. Her current research and publication focus on industrial policy and digitization in China. Her most recent publications include “China’s Surveillance Ambitions” (The Wall Street Journal), and, from MERICS, the papers “IT-Backed Authoritarianism: Information Technology Enhances Central Authority and Control Capacity under Xi Jinping” and “End of the Road for International Car Makers in China? How Digitization Will Reshape the Automobile Market.” 

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Oliver Melton is an analyst with the Bureau of Intelligence and Research at the U.S. Department of State, where he focuses on Chinese economic issues. Over the past decade, he has covered Chinese...

Oliver Melton is an analyst with the Bureau of Intelligence and Research at the U.S. Department of State, where he focuses on Chinese economic issues. Over the past decade, he has covered Chinese economic, military, and social issues for the Economist Intelligence Unit, the China Economic Quarterly, Voice of America, and CENTRA Technology.Melton received a Master’s in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Chicago. He speaks and reads Chinese.

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Sheila Melvin writes about culture in China.  She is a regular contributor to The International Herald Tribune and Caixin, and her articles have appeared in numerous other publications,...

Sheila Melvin writes about culture in China.  She is a regular contributor to The International Herald Tribune and Caixin, and her articles have appeared in numerous other publications, including The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. She is the author of two books, Rhapsody in Red: How Western Classical Music Became Chinese (co-authored with her husband, Jindong Cai) and The Little Red Book of China Business. She is at work on a new book that examines China’s quest to become a cultural superpower.

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Trey Menefee is a social scientist whose research addresses educational inequality issues in middle-income countries. Before beginning his doctorate at the University of Hong Kong, he spent four...

Trey Menefee is a social scientist whose research addresses educational inequality issues in middle-income countries. Before beginning his doctorate at the University of Hong Kong, he spent four years working inside the private and public Chinese education system and a year before that teaching learning disabled students in the United States. Menefee is a current faculty member of the Hong Kong Institute of Education's Department of Education Policy and Leadership...

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Andrew Mertha (PhD University of Michigan, 2001) is professor of Government at Cornell University and the president of the Center for Khmer Studies (CKS). He specializes in China and...

Andrew Mertha (PhD University of Michigan, 2001) is professor of Government at Cornell University and the president of the Center for Khmer Studies (CKS). He specializes in China and Cambodia, particularly on bureaucratic politics, political institutions, and the policy process. He currently also serves as an adviser to Cornell’s China Asia Pacific Studies (CAPS) Program and is a core faculty member in Cornell’s East Asia (EAP) and Southeast (SEAP) programs. In 2008, Mertha was invited to join the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations’ second iteration of the Public Intellectuals Program. Mertha has written three books, The Politics of Piracy: Intellectual Property in Contemporary China (Cornell University Press, 2005), China’s Water Warriors: Citizen Action and Policy Change (Cornell, 2008), and Brothers in Arms: Chinese Aid to the Khmer Rouge, 1975-1979 (Cornell...

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Nicolas Métraux is a Swiss photographer based in Bangkok. After working several years as an architect, he redirected his professional career towards documentary photography. Since 2007, he has spent...

Nicolas Métraux is a Swiss photographer based in Bangkok. After working several years as an architect, he redirected his professional career towards documentary photography. Since 2007, he has spent most of his time in Asia, particularly in China. He works with and cosigns his images with Stéphanie Borcard. Together, they mostly work on personal projects, influenced by their extensive travels and by different forms of expression such as literature, arts, and independent films. Through a subtle approach to the story, they explore the margins of social issues. Their recent series focuses on the relation between individuals and society, helping them not only to have a better understanding of the world we are living in, but also to question who they are. Curiosity and passion for others led them to different countries around Asia and recently to Bosnia-and-Herzegovina. A book designed by...

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Jamie Metzl is a Senior Fellow of the Atlantic Council, novelist, blogger, syndicated columnist, media commentator, and expert in Asian affairs and biotechnology policy. He has served in the U.S...

Jamie Metzl is a Senior Fellow of the Atlantic Council, novelist, blogger, syndicated columnist, media commentator, and expert in Asian affairs and biotechnology policy. He has served in the U.S. National Security Council, State Department, Senate Foreign Relations Committee, as Executive Vice President of the Asia Society, and with the United Nations in Cambodia and is author of a history of the Cambodian genocide and the novels Eternal Sonata, Genesis Code, and The Depths of the Sea.

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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 Backstreets of a City Transformed, he received a...

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 Backstreets of a City Transformed, he received a Whiting Writers’ Award for nonfiction, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. He has also won a Lowell Thomas Award from the Society of American Travel Writers. Meyer’s stories have appeared in The New York Times, Time, Smithsonian, Sports Illustrated, Slate, the Financial Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, and on This American Life. Meyer teaches nonfiction writing at the University of Pittsburgh and spends the off-season in Singapore. His newest book, In Manchuria: A Village Called Wasteland and the Transformation of Rural China, will be published on February 17, 2015.

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Tobie Meyer-Fong is Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the History Department at Johns Hopkins University. She is the author of What Remains: Coming to Terms with Civil War in 19th Century...

Tobie Meyer-Fong is Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the History Department at Johns Hopkins University. She is the author of What Remains: Coming to Terms with Civil War in 19th Century China and Building Culture in Early Qing Yangzhou. She has served as the Editor of the journal Late Imperial China for more than a decade. She received her Bachelor’s degree from Yale University in 1989 and her Doctoral degree from Stanford University in 1998.

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Cecilia Miao is a freelance public relations specialist based in Beijing, specializing in cross-cultural communications between the U.S. and China. She is the founder and chief producer of Channel C...

Cecilia Miao is a freelance public relations specialist based in Beijing, specializing in cross-cultural communications between the U.S. and China. She is the founder and chief producer of Channel C, a YouTube channel with videos about overseas Chinese students. Miao graduated from the University of Wisconsin Madison in 2013 with a degree in political science and journalism. She was born and raised in Guangzhou and speaks Hakka, Cantonese, and Mandarin.

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Blake Miller is a Ph.D. candidate in Political Science and Scientific Computing at the University of Michigan. He studies how government actors in modern states manipulate information using...

Blake Miller is a Ph.D. candidate in Political Science and Scientific Computing at the University of Michigan. He studies how government actors in modern states manipulate information using misinformation, trolls, astroturfers, propaganda, censorship, mass-surveillance, and digital repression. His research utilizes natural language processing, computer vision, and statistical machine learning tools for the study of political content encoded in unstructured text, image, audio, and video data.

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James A. Millward is Professor of History in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. His work has focused on the relations and linkages between China and Xinjiang, Mongolia and Tibet...

James A. Millward is Professor of History in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. His work has focused on the relations and linkages between China and Xinjiang, Mongolia and Tibet, as well as the silk road and Central Asia more generally. He is author of The Silk Road: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press, 2013), Eurasian Crossroads: A History of Xinjiang (Columbia University Press, 2007), and Beyond the Pass: Economy, Ethnicity, and Empire in Chinese Central Asia, 1759-1864 (Stanford University Press, 1998).

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Ye Ming is a writer, photo editor, and photographer from Qingdao, China. She is a frequent contributor to TIME LightBox, TIME Magazine’s photography site, with a focus on the introduction of Asian...

Ye Ming is a writer, photo editor, and photographer from Qingdao, China. She is a frequent contributor to TIME LightBox, TIME Magazine’s photography site, with a focus on the introduction of Asian photography. Her writing and photography has also appeared in Tencent News, Caixin Magazine, The Jewish Daily Forward, and other publications. In 2015, Ming co-founded Yuanjin Photo, a Chinese-language WeChat blog covering photojournalism and documentary photography.Ming moved to the U.S. at the age of 18 in pursuit of a journalism degree. She holds a M.S. from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and a B.A. from Colorado State University-Pueblo. She is a recipient of SPJ Colorado Pro Chapter’s Helen Verba Award and Denver Press Club Student Scholarship.

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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 wrote in Shanghai, China, where he focused on a...

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 wrote in Shanghai, China, where he focused on a range of topics, including Chinese politics, the environment, business, and religion. His work has been published in a range of publications, including The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, Sierra, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, National Geographic, The National Interest, Mother Jones, and others.Minter's first book, Junkyard Planet: Travels in the Billion Dollar Trash Trade, is an insider's account of the global waste and recycling industry. Minter is a widely-cited expert on the global trade in recyclables, and he has lectured on the topic around the world...

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Minxin Pei is the Tom and Margot Pritzker ’72 Professor of Government and director of the Keck Center for International and Strategic Studies at Claremont McKenna College. Pei was previously a senior...

Minxin Pei is the Tom and Margot Pritzker ’72 Professor of Government and director of the Keck Center for International and Strategic Studies at Claremont McKenna College. Pei was previously a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and served as the director of its China Program from 2004 to 2008. He was an assistant professor of politics at Princeton University from 1992 to 1998. His research focuses on democratization in developing countries, economic reform and governance in China, and U.S.-China relations.Pei is the author of From Reform to Revolution: The Demise of Communism in China and the Soviet Union (Harvard University Press, 1994) and China’s Trapped Transition: The Limits of Developmental Autocracy (Harvard University Press, 2006). His research has been published in Foreign Policy, Foreign Affairs, The National Interest, Modern China, China...

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Carl Minzner is Professor of Law at Fordham University. An expert in Chinese law and governance, Minzner has written extensively on these topics in both academic journals and the popular press. His...

Carl Minzner is Professor of Law at Fordham University. An expert in Chinese law and governance, Minzner has written extensively on these topics in both academic journals and the popular press. His op-eds have appeared in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and the Christian Science Monitor.He has served as Senior Counsel for the Congressional-Executive Commission on China. He was a 2006-2007 International Affairs Fellow for the Council on Foreign Relations, and a Yale-China Legal Education Fellow at the Xibei Institute of Politics and Law in Xi’an, China. He has also worked as an Associate at McCutchen & Doyle (Palo Alto, CA) and as a Law Clerk for Hon. Raymond Clevenger of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.Minzner holds a B.A. from Stanford University, a M.I.A. from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, and a...

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Wilfredo Miranda Aburto is a Nicaraguan journalist working for Confidencial, a Nicaraguan newspaper. Additionally, he is an investigative reporter for the news show Esta Semana. He collaborates with...

Wilfredo Miranda Aburto is a Nicaraguan journalist working for Confidencial, a Nicaraguan newspaper. Additionally, he is an investigative reporter for the news show Esta Semana. He collaborates with the Mexican newspaper El Excelsior and has published stories in newspapers in El Salvador, Guatemala, Venezuela, and Argentina, as well as other media outlets in Nicaragua. He also has experience in television and radio. He graduated from the Universidad Centroamericana in Nicaragua with a major on Communications.

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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 taught Chinese and Vietnamese history, Comparative...

Jonathan Mirsky was born in New York in 1932 and educated at Columbia University, Cambridge University, and the University of Pennsylvania. He has taught Chinese and Vietnamese history, Comparative Literature, and Chinese at Cambridge University, the University of Pennsylvania, and Dartmouth College.In 1974, Mirsky moved to England. From 1993 to 1998 he was based in Hong Kong as the East Asia editor of The Times (London). Previously he wrote for The Observer, The Economist, and The Independent. He is a regular writer for The New York Review of Books, Literary Review, and The Spectator, as well as a contributor to a range of other journals.Mirsky broadcasts frequently on radio and TV and was part of the BBC team in China during the Queen of England's visit in 1986. He has accompanied Prime Ministers and Foreign Secretaries to Beijing, has interviewed the Dalai Lama, Zhou Enlai, Deng...

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Ryan Mitchell is an Assistant Professor of Law at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He received his J.D. from Harvard Law School, and his Ph.D. in Law from Yale University, where he was also a...

Ryan Mitchell is an Assistant Professor of Law at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He received his J.D. from Harvard Law School, and his Ph.D. in Law from Yale University, where he was also a Mellon Foundation Humanities Fellow. His research focuses on legal history and theory, Chinese law, and international law. Previously, he worked as an attorney on Chinese human rights and legal development issues in Washington, D.C. and Beijing. He is a member of the State Bar of California. 

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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 Modern China at Oxford University. His most recent...

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 Modern China at Oxford University. His most recent book is Forgotten Ally: China's World War II 1937-1945 (titled China’s War with Japan, 1937-45 outside North America), which won the 2014 RUSI/Duke of Westminster’s Medal for Military Literature, was named as a 2013 Book of the Year in the Financial Times and The Economist and was named a 2014 Choice Outstanding Academic Title. He is a regular presenter of the arts and ideas program "Free Thinking" on BBC Radio 3 in the U.K...

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Charmain Mohamed is currently the Advocacy Advisor for the Norwegian Refugee Council response on Syria. She served as Executive Director of Asia Catalyst from 2013 to early 2016. A a respected and...

Charmain Mohamed is currently the Advocacy Advisor for the Norwegian Refugee Council response on Syria. She served as Executive Director of Asia Catalyst from 2013 to early 2016. A a respected and experienced human rights advocate and activist, Mohamed has lived and worked in Asia for most of the past 15 years. She has worked for the U.N., Human Rights Watch, and the Norwegian Refugee Council, both in emergency contexts and on long-term issues, in countries such as Indonesia, East Timor, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, and most recently in Palestine.Mohamed holds an Masters in Human Rights Law from the School of Oriental and African Studies in London and a B.A. (Hons.) in Southeast Asian Studies and Indonesian Language from the University of Hull. Mohamed is fluent in English, Indonesian, and Malay.

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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 major news stories in China during that period (the...

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 major news stories in China during that period (the Olympics, Tibet unrest, Xinjiang riots, Sichuan quake, etc.), she also covered the ongoing war in Afghanistan and Gaddafi’s capture in Libya as well as the Haiti quake and the Japan quake-tsunami. Mong now lives in London, where she is responsible for managing international news coverage for NBC News. Before joining NBC in 2002, she worked at CNN, APTN, CNBC Asia, and Asia Society in Hong Kong.Mong is a graduate of the University of Chicago and the School of Oriental & African Studies (SOAS). She is the recipient of two Emmys, a Gracie Award, and Headliner Award.

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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 correspondent for the Italian agency Contrasto and since...

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 correspondent for the Italian agency Contrasto and since 2003 he has lived between Italy and Russia pursuing long-term independent projects. He has devoted himself to the study of social issues, conflict, and relations between power and the individual. Known for his specific interest in the post-soviet area, he published his first book, Dusha—Russian Soul, in 2007, followed by La Linea Inesistente in 2009, Red Thistle in 2012, and Spasibo in 2013. His projects have brought him numerous awards, including several World Press Photo prizes, and grants such as the Aftermath Grant, European Publishers Award, and Carmignac Photojournalism Award. He regularly contributes to leading publications internationally. His photography projects have been presented...

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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 history in 1979 at the University of Illinois...

Southern California-based Laszlo Montgomery is the creator and presenter of the China History Podcast. Montgomery began studying Mandarin and Chinese history in 1979 at the University of Illinois. For twenty-five years, he has worked for China consumer product manufacturers, helping them build market shares in the U.S. Part of his China career brought him to Hong Kong for nine years beginning in 1989. Usually the sole Westerner in the Chinese company, Montgomery learned early on the benefits and importance of building bridges and appreciating the good things about China and Chinese culture.After receiving inspiration from the early pioneers of the history podcasting genre, Montgomery launched the China History Podcast in June 2010, about the same time as the first Sinica Podcast. From his home in Claremont, California, he produces a steady flow of podcast episodes that introduce topics...

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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, The Far Eastern Economic Review, Asiaweek, The...

Paul Mooney is an American freelance journalist who has reported on China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong since 1985. His articles have appeared in Newsweek, The Far Eastern Economic Review, Asiaweek, The International Herald Tribune, The San Francisco Chronicle, the Asian Wall Street Journal, South China Morning Post, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and other leading international publications. He has won eleven journalism awards for his work in China, where he was based from 1994-2012.

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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 Tibetan regions, Xinjiang, and other provinces,...

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 Tibetan regions, Xinjiang, and other provinces, on issues ranging from human rights, civil society, ethnic conflicts, the environment, the arts, film, and activism, among others. Born in Peru, she has lived and studied in the U.S., France, Cuba, Spain, and more recently in China. She has directed and produced documentary films on HIV/AIDS, poverty alleviation, the environment, and Tibet, prior to becoming a full-time journalist. She is currently working on a book in Spanish on how Chinese intellectuals see China's social changes, their views on ideology, religion, ethnic rights, the rule of law, civil society, and governance...

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Lyle J. Morris is a Senior Policy Analyst at the RAND Corporation. His research focuses on maritime security in the Asia-Pacific, coast guards of Asia, and Chinese military modernization.

Lyle J. Morris is a Senior Policy Analyst at the RAND Corporation. His research focuses on maritime security in the Asia-Pacific, coast guards of Asia, and Chinese military modernization.

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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 translations by over fifty Chinese poets. His...

Canaan Morse is a translator, editor, and poet. Previously the co-founder and Poetry Editor of Pathlight: New Chinese Writing, he published work in translations by over fifty Chinese poets. His translation of Ge Fei’s novel The Invisibility Cloak won the 2014 Susan Sontag Prize for Translation, and is forthcoming in 2016 as part of the New York Review of Books Classics series. He is currently editing two anthologies of Chinese literature and translating the work of Taiwanese poet Yang Xiaobin.

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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 was a visiting scholar at Peking University in 1987...

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 was a visiting scholar at Peking University in 1987-89, and a visiting professor for five years at the Beijing Foreign Studies University, where he taught courses in Translation Theory and Psycholinguistics. In the early 1990s, he worked as a research assistant in the Cognitive Science department at Indiana University, and with a joint cross-cultural psychology research project with the University of Michigan and the Chinese Academy of Sciences Institute of Psychology. Moser is currently Academic Director at CET Chinese Studies at Beijing Capital Normal University, an overseas study program for U.S. college students, where he teaches courses in Chinese history and politics. Moser also worked at China Central Television (CCTV) in Beijing as a...

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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 from 2004 through 2012, where he did agency and...

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 from 2004 through 2012, where he did agency and in-house public relations for the China operations of foreign multinational companies. Much of Moss’ work has involved the risks afflicting foreign companies operating in China, including labor relations, litigation, and regulatory and product quality issues. He has also analyzed the Chinese government’s public communication in large scale domestic crises.Moss has written on China technology and business for CNET Asia, Media Magazine, Foreign Policy, and China Economic Review. While living in China he also authored Imagethief, a widely-read blog on communication and media in China, and was a regular contributor to the Sinica podcast on China current affairs.

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Thomas S. Mullaney is an Associate Professor of Chinese History at Stanford University. He is the author of Coming to Terms with the Nation: Ethnic Classification in Modern China and principal editor...

Thomas S. Mullaney is an Associate Professor of Chinese History at Stanford University. He is the author of Coming to Terms with the Nation: Ethnic Classification in Modern China and principal editor of Critical Han Studies: The History, Representation, and Identity of China’s Majority. He received his B.A. and M.A. degrees from the Johns Hopkins University, and his Ph.D. from Columbia University under the direction of Madeleine Zelin.His most recent project is a two-part volume that examines China’s development of a modern, nonalphabetic information infrastructure encompassing telegraphy, typewriting, word processing, and computing. This project has received three major awards and fellowships, including the 2013 Usher Prize, a three-year National Science Foundation fellowship, and a Hellman Faculty Fellowship. The first of these two books, The Chinese Typewriter: A Global History of...

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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 relations since he first arrived in China from Zimbabwe...

Tendai Musakwa is a Shanghai-based journalist specializing in tax planning and offshore investment. Tendai has been interested in Africa-China relations since he first arrived in China from Zimbabwe in 2004, and has an educational background in China studies and political science. He is a regular contributor to the China Africa Project.

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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 Southern Africa. Musewe is also the founder and...

Vince Musewe is an independent economist and columnist based in Harare, Zimbabwe. His writings appear in many leading newspapers and blogs throughout Southern Africa. Musewe is also the founder and Chairman of Phambili Investments.

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Tom Nagorski became Executive Vice President of Asia Society following a three-decade career in journalism. Prior to joining Asia Society, he served most recently as Managing Editor for International...

Tom Nagorski became Executive Vice President of Asia Society following a three-decade career in journalism. Prior to joining Asia Society, he served most recently as Managing Editor for International Coverage at ABC News. Before that he was Foreign Editor for World News Tonight, and a reporter and producer based in Russia, Germany, and Thailand.Nagorski was the recipient of eight Emmy awards and the Dupont Award for excellence in international coverage, as well as a fellowship from the Henry Luce Foundation. He has written for several publications and is the author of Miracles on the Water: The Heroic Survivors of a World War II U-Boat Attack.

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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 the Study of Human Rights and chair of the...

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 the Study of Human Rights and chair of the Morningside Institutional Review Board (IRB) at Columbia. Nathan served as chair of the Department of Political Science, chair of the Executive Committee of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, and director of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute. Before coming to Columbia in 1971, he taught at the University of Michigan. His teaching and research interests include Chinese politics and foreign policy, the comparative study of political participation and political culture, and human rights. Nathan is co-chair of the board of Human Rights in China, a member of the board of Freedom House, and a member of the Advisory Committee of Human Rights Watch, Asia, which he chaired from 1995 to 2000...

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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 University of California, San Diego. Naughton is...

Barry Naughton is the So Kwanlok Chair of Chinese International Affairs at the Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies at the University of California, San Diego. Naughton is an authority on the Chinese economy, with an emphasis on issues relating to industry, trade, finance, and China’s transition to a market economy. Recent research focuses on regional economic growth in the People’s Republic of China and the relationship between foreign trade and investment and regional growth. His book, Growing Out of the Plan: Chinese Economic Reform, 1978-1993 (Cambridge University Press, 1995), is a comprehensive study of China’s development from a planned to a market economy that traces the distinctive strategy of transition followed by China, as well as China’s superior growth performance. It received the Ohira Memorial Prize in 1996.

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Peter Navarro is President-elect Donald J. Trump’s appointed director of trade and industrial policy and head of the White House National Trade Council, a group created by Trump in December 2016...

Peter Navarro is President-elect Donald J. Trump’s appointed director of trade and industrial policy and head of the White House National Trade Council, a group created by Trump in December 2016. Navarro previously was a professor at the Merage School of Business at the University of California-Irvine. With a Masters of Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government and a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard, Navarro has written extensively on Asia as well as lived and worked there. He has published 10 books, including Seeds of Destruction, Always a Winner, and The Coming China Wars. He has appeared on the BBC, CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, NPR, and 60 Minutes. He has written for publications ranging from Barron’s and The New York Times to The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post.Navarro’s film Death By China, narrated by Martin Sheen, was shown in more than 50 theaters around the U...

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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 Executive Director of Human Rights Watch, of which he...

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 Executive Director of Human Rights Watch, of which he was a founder in 1978. He worked for fifteen years at the American Civil Liberties Union, including eight years as National Executive Director. He served as an adjunct professor of law at New York University for more than a dozen years, and has also taught at Georgetown University Law School and the University of Siena (Italy). In the fall of 2012, he served as Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Paris School of International Affairs of Sciences Po. Neier is a frequent contributor to the New York Review of Books and has published in periodicals such as The New York Times Magazine, The New York Times Book Review, and Foreign Policy. For a dozen years, he wrote a column on human rights...

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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 of Cambridge and PCLL from the University of Hong...

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 of Cambridge and PCLL from the University of Hong Kong. She holds a doctorate in philosophy from Boston University, and she received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in philosophy from the University of Hong Kong. Ng was formerly a Member of the Legislative Council of the HKSAR, representing the Legal Functional Constituency. First elected in 1995, she stepped down in 2012 after serving the public for 17 years as a legislator. She has a long list of past service in public committees including the Central Policy Unit (1989-90) and the Operation Review Committee of the ICAC (1999-2004). She is also a noted commentator and writer in both English and Chinese. Ng was appointed Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Ming Pao Daily News from 1986-1987 and...

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Jason Q. Ng is a research fellow at The Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto Munk School of Global Affairs, where he co-authored, with Lotus Ruan, Jeffrey Knockel, and Masashi Crete-Nishihata,...

Jason Q. Ng is a research fellow at The Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto Munk School of Global Affairs, where he co-authored, with Lotus Ruan, Jeffrey Knockel, and Masashi Crete-Nishihata, the report “One App, Two Systems: How WeChat Uses One Censorship Policy in China and Another Internationally.” Ng wrote the book Blocked on Weibo: What Gets Suppressed on China’s Version of Twitter (And Why). He is also a research consultant at China Digital Times, where he helps develop censorship monitoring tools. His research and writing have been featured in publications including Le Monde, The Wall Street Journal’s “China Real Time” blog, The Atlantic, BBC World Service, VICE, and Foreign Affairs. Ng was previously a 2013 Google Policy Fellow and has worked as a book editor at The New Press and Metropolitan Books. He graduated from Brown University and studied East Asian Studies at the...

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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 correspondent for Caixin Media. At Caixin, he served as its...

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 correspondent for Caixin Media. At Caixin, he served as its correspondent in Washington, D.C., New York, Cairo, and London.Ni covered the 2012 U.S. general election and extensively reported on the debt crises in Europe from London, Berlin, and France. During the “Arab Spring” in Egypt in 2011, he was one of the very few Chinese journalists reporting from Cairo’s Tahrir Square.In November 2011, with a colleague Ni won a runner-up place in the London Foreign Press Association’s annual awards in the category ‘Financial/Economic Story of the Year.’He holds a Masters degree from the University of Oxford, where he was the recipient of the Hoare Family/China-Oxford Scholarship in the field of Social Science. He was also the China Fellow at Columbia...

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Matthew is an artist, photojournalist, and cinematographer based out of Beijing and New York City. His work delves into urban development and notions of cultural progress through a variety of mediums...

Matthew is an artist, photojournalist, and cinematographer based out of Beijing and New York City. His work delves into urban development and notions of cultural progress through a variety of mediums including photography, video, and installation. His images of China have appeared in The New Yorker, National Geographic, Wired, Guardian, The New York Times Magazine, Le Monde, and Foreign Policy, amongst many others. Matthew continues to concentrate on two projects entitled “Counterfeit Paradises” and “Kapital Creation.” These are his main outlets for exploring China’s rapid socioeconomic changes.

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Nicholas Norbrook is the Managing Editor of The Africa Report, helping to set up the magazine in 2005. He has been a producer for Radio France International, and has lived and worked in West Africa...

Nicholas Norbrook is the Managing Editor of The Africa Report, helping to set up the magazine in 2005. He has been a producer for Radio France International, and has lived and worked in West Africa. In 2011, he won the Diageo Business Reporting award for Journalist of the Year.

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Joseph S. Nye, Jr., is University Distinguished Service Professor, and former Dean of the Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. He received his Bachelor’s degree summa cum laude from Princeton...

Joseph S. Nye, Jr., is University Distinguished Service Professor, and former Dean of the Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. He received his Bachelor’s degree summa cum laude from Princeton University, won a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford University, and earned a Ph.D. in Political Science from Harvard. He has served as Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs, Chair of the National Intelligence Council, and Deputy Under Secretary of State for Security Assistance, Science and Technology. His most recent books include The Power to Lead; The Future of Power; Presidential Leadership and the Creation of the American Era; and Is the American Century Over? Nye is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the British Academy, and the American Academy of Diplomacy. In a recent survey of international relations scholars, he was ranked as the most...

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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 social capital, with a particular emphasis on the...

Ojumi Okumu is a doctoral candidate at the University of Technology, Sydeny. He researches the impact that Chinese corporations are having on African social capital, with a particular emphasis on the effects in his home country of Kenya. Prior to embarking on his Ph.D. studies, Ojumi worked in the corporate sector as the Operations Marketing Manager with Coca-Cola Africa in Nairobi and as the General Manager of JECHI Ltd. in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. 

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Eric Olander is the founder of the China Africa Project and co-host of the weekly China in Africa Podcast. He has over 25 years of journalism experience at many of the world’s leading news...

Eric Olander is the founder of the China Africa Project and co-host of the weekly China in Africa Podcast. He has over 25 years of journalism experience at many of the world’s leading news organizations, including CNN, the BBC World Service, and FRANCE 24, among others. He has lived, studied, and worked extensively throughout Greater China and Africa. Olander is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley and received his Masters degree from The University of Hong Kong. He currently lives in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

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Alexa Olesen is a Brooklyn-based writer who focuses mainly on China, particularly on politics, culture, and the one-child policy. She covered China for eight years as a correspondent for The...

Alexa Olesen is a Brooklyn-based writer who focuses mainly on China, particularly on politics, culture, and the one-child policy. She covered China for eight years as a correspondent for The Associated Press and has spent more than a decade living in Beijing, on and off, since 1993. She recently collaborated with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists on its Offshore Leaks China project.

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

Steven M. Oliver is a Ph.D. student in the Political Science Department at University of California, San Diego. Steven’s dissertation addresses the incentives of local government officials in the People’s Republic of China to manipulate publicly reported information on environmental quality as well as the consequences of their actions. This research further touches on the informational dilemmas faced by the leaders of authoritarian regimes and the challenges they pose to leaders in managing subordinate officials. While pursuing his PhD, Steven has been a recipient of the 2009 NSEP Boren Fellowship as well as the 2006 Department of Homeland Security Fellowship.In addition to environmental issues in contemporary China and politics under authoritarian regimes, Steven’s research interests also span the field of security and international relations. Ongoing projects include examining the...

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Tom Orlik is Bloomberg’s Chief Asia Economist based in Beijing. Orlik leads a team providing in-depth analysis of Asia macroeconomic data and policies, and how they will impact financial markets...

Tom Orlik is Bloomberg’s Chief Asia Economist based in Beijing. Orlik leads a team providing in-depth analysis of Asia macroeconomic data and policies, and how they will impact financial markets globally. The focus of his research is on China. Previously, Orlik was the chief China economics correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, and China economist for Stone & McCarthy Research Associates. Prior to coming to China, he was an advisor to the UK Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund and policy analyst at the British Treasury. He is the author of Understanding China’s Economic Indicators, a guide to working with China’s economic data. Orlik has a Master’s in Public Policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and a Bachelor’s in English from University College London.

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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. His book Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth,...

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. His book Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China (Farrar, Straus & Giroux) is based on eight years of living in Beijing.Previously, Osnos worked as the Beijing Bureau Chief of The Chicago Tribune, where he contributed to a series that won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting. He has received the Asia Society’s Osborn Elliott Prize for Excellence in Journalism on Asia, the Livingston Award for Young Journalists, and a Mirror Award for profile-writing. He has also worked as a contributor to This American Life and a correspondent for FRONTLINE/World, a public-television series. Before his appointment in China, he worked in the Middle East, reporting mostly from Iraq.

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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 the U.S., he has covered a broad range of economic,...

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 the U.S., he has covered a broad range of economic, business, and social issues. In 2013, he won his second Asia Society Osborn Elliott Journalism Prize and George Polk Award for his role in Bloomberg’s groundbreaking coverage that for the first time documented the fortunes amassed by China’s leaders. The “Revolution to Riches” series revealed the wealth accumulated by the family of President Xi Jinping and traced how business dynasties created by the heirs of Mao’s comrades-in-arms contribute to China’s rising inequality.Before joining Bloomberg, Oster was a Beijing and Hong Kong-based correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, covering energy and the environment. In 2008, he was the recipient of both the George Polk Award for environmental...

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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 Bishan Commune, a group of intellectuals who...

Ou Ning's cultural practices encompass multiple disciplines.As an activist, he founded U-thèque, an independent film and video organization, and Bishan Commune, a group of intellectuals who devote themselves to the rural reconstruction movement in China. As an editor and graphic designer, Ou Ning is known for his seminal book New Sound of Beijing. As a curator, he initiated the festival Get It Louder (2005, 2007, 2010) and launched the sound project in China "Power Station," co-organized by Serpentine Gallery and Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art. As an artist, he is known for urban research projects such as San Yuan Li, commissioned by the 50th Venice Biennale (2003), and Da Zha Lan, commissioned by the Kulturstiftung des Bundes.Ou Ning is a frequent contributor of various magazines, books and exhibition catalogues...

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Malin Oud is an international development and human rights professional with 15 years’ experience of policy dialogue and development cooperation in North East Asia, including as head of the Raoul...

Malin Oud is an international development and human rights professional with 15 years’ experience of policy dialogue and development cooperation in North East Asia, including as head of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute’s China Office from 2001 to 2009, as Consultant to the United Nations Office of High Commissioner for Human Rights, and as Program Manager at Sida, the Swedish development agency. She studied Chinese language, Chinese law, and international human rights law in Lund, Kunming, and London, and has an M.A. in International Development from Melbourne University. Since 2011, she has been the Managing Director of Tracktwo, a consultancy specialized in sustainability and responsible business, based in Stockholm. She is also a Senior Advisor at the Institute for Human Rights and Business. ...

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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 major interests concentrate on China’s political...

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 major interests concentrate on China’s political transformation, state-society relations, and the geopolitics of Northeast Asia.Prior to joining Asia Society, Ouyang worked as a journalist in China. He served as a Senior Reporter at Phoenix Weekly, Senior Editor at Newsweek Select (Newsweek’s Chinese edition), International Editor at Caijing magazine, and Senior Editor with Caixin Media. He has received awards for his reporting from Phoenix Weekly, the Asian Development Bank, and the Reuters Foundation.Ouyang earned his B.A. in Journalism from China Youth University for Political Sciences in Beijing, and his M.A. in Regional Studies-East Asia from Harvard University. He was a Harvard-Yenching Fellow from 2010-2012.

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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 Transformation of Geopolitics (Cambridge University Press,...

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 Transformation of Geopolitics (Cambridge University Press, 2007) and The Rise of China: How Economic Reform is Creating a New Superpower (W. W. Norton and Company, Inc., 1993), along with books on risk analysis and strategic planning. Previously he was Director of the Center for Asia Pacific Policy at RAND Corporation. For twenty-one years, he headed investment bank research teams, serving as Managing Director and head of research at Bankers Trust in Hong Kong, Managing Director of Research for BankBoston’s regional headquarters in Singapore, and Head of Asia Strategy and Economics for Nomura in Hong Kong. He also spent eight years at Hudson Institute, where he managed research projects for the Department of Defense, National Security Council, NASA,...

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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.

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 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.S.-China Relations. He studied and lived in...

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.S.-China Relations. He studied and lived in France after graduating high school and has studied Chinese at National Taiwan University.

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