Jeffrey Ding is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at George Washington University. Previously, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Stanford University Center for International Security and Cooperation, sponsored by Stanford’s Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence. His research has been published in European Journal of International Security, Foreign Affairs, Review of International Political Economy, and Security Studies, and his work has been cited in The Washington Post, The Financial Times, and other outlets. He also writes a weekly “ChinAI” newsletter, which features translations of Chinese conversations about AI development, to 14,000+ subscribers including the field’s leading policymakers, scholars, and journalists. Ding holds a Ph.D. in International Relations from Oxford University, where he studied as a Rhodes scholar.

Last Updated: June 2, 2023

The U.S. May Be Overstating China’s Technological Prowess

Johanna M. Costigan & Jeffrey Ding
China’s technological prowess is frequently invoked by U.S. policymakers hoping to get votes, attention, or enough bipartisan support to pass a bill. Competition with China was a central motivating factor in federal legislation like the CHIPS and...



Will China Set Global Tech Standards?

Graham Webster, Helen Toner & more
In early February, the European Commission issued a sweeping strategy for setting global technology standards. Coming on the heels of Beijing’s latest standards strategy, released in October, it reflects Europe’s efforts to push back against China’s...



China’s Zoom Bomb

Wang Dan, Donald Clarke & more
In the lead-up to the 31st anniversary of the Tiananmen Square demonstrations this spring, Zoom, the U.S.-based company whose online meeting platform has rocketed to global prominence amid the COVID-19 pandemic, received requests from China’s...