Rory Truex is Assistant Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University. His teaching and research focuses on Chinese politics and theories of authoritarian rule. Current projects focus on the People’s Congress system, repression and human rights, and public opinion. He received his Ph.D. in Political Science from Yale University in 2014 and his B.A. from Princeton University in 2007.

Last Updated: July 13, 2020



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