Simone van Nieuwenhuizen is a researcher at the Australia-China Relations Institute at the University of Technology Sydney. She has held research and project roles at the University of Sydney China Studies Centre, the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy, and the Lowy Institute for International Policy. She holds a Master of International Relations in Diplomacy from Peking University, completed entirely in Chinese, and a Bachelor of Arts in Languages from the University of Sydney.

Van Nieuwenhuizen is co-author of China and the New Maoists (Zed Books, 2016) with Kerry Brown. Her research interests include Chinese foreign policy and diplomacy, and China-Middle East relations. She speaks Mandarin Chinese and Arabic, and is studying Russian.

Last Updated: July 25, 2018



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