Anthony J. Spires is Deputy Director of The University of Melbourne’s Centre for Contemporary Chinese Studies. He was previously Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Director of the Centre for Social Innovation Studies at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. His research focuses on the development of civil society in China, including philanthropy, governmental regulation, and the cultures of non-profit organizations. He has published widely in leading journals, including The China Journal, China Quarterly, Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, and The American Journal of Sociology. A graduate of Occidental College, Spires holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from Yale University.

Last Updated: November 11, 2021



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