Ph.D. in Political Science, Johns Hopkins University
Ling Chen recently received her PhD from Johns Hopkins University. She was previously a Shorenstein postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University. Her research interests include politics and political economy of China and East Asia and her articles have appeared in New Political Economy, Politics & Society, Review of International Political Economy, and The China Journal. More | Contact
PhD, Associate Professor, Shenzhen University
Wen Chen is deputy director of Contemporary Chinese Politics Research Institute, and deputy director of Social Management Innovation Institute, Shenzhen University. He is also Member of International Political Science Institute. His research interests include urban politics, local Governance, and social movement. He has hosted over 20 research projects, published over 30 papers in academic journals and 5 books.
Ph.D. in Financial Management, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics
Fan Zhihua received his doctor's degree from Southwestern University Finance and Economics in Financial Management in 2010. As a Rajawali Fellow, Fan will conduct a research project on SOEs and income distribution in China.
UN Habitat, Myanmar
Eben Forbes began his career in New York City working as a housing specialist for homeless adults. He has lived and worked in India, Nicaragua, and most recently Myanmar, where he served with UN Habitat and facilitated post-disaster housing recovery and land administration efforts. Eben holds a masterâ€™s degree in International Affairs from Columbia University. More | Contact
Associate Professor & Associate Provost, Tsinghua University
Guo Yong is an associate professor and associate provost for Student Affairs at Tsinghua University. He received his Ph.D. in Management from Tsinghua University in 2006. Guo is an expert on anti-corruption measures in China. More | Contact
Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong (DAB)
Christy Hui is the executive assistant to the Chairman of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong (DAB), the largest political party in Hong Kong. Hui conducts research, drafts policy, plans elections strategy, and speaks publicly on behalf of DAB and its membership of over 20,000. Hui's research is focused on democratic development, efficient governance, and government innovation. More | Contact
Psychometrician, Hong Kong Society of Counseling and Psychology
Vice President, Hong Kong CPPCC Youth Association
Crystal is a special education instructor and a certified Wechsler IQ test consultant. As a Rajawali fellow, she will conduct research on improvements of the special education system for the students with disabilities in Asia, which are aimed at providing students with disabilities with equal opportunities for education and encouraging greater social acceptance of disabilities in China. More | Contact
Social Critic / Blogger
Li Chengpeng is a widely followed social and political commentator in China. Li received his B.A. from Sichuan Normal University in Chinese Language and Literature in 1990. As a Rajawali Fellow, Li will conduct a research project on community self-governance in the U.S. More | Contact
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Tsinghua University
Li Guangjun recently worked as a research fellow at the school of Architecture at Tsinghua University. He is currently researching institutions and development, and public policy and urbanization. He received his Ph.D. from Tianjin University. More | Contact
Deputy Director for Technical & Economics Research, Development Research Center (DRC)
Mingjie Ma is the Deputy Director-General of the Department of Techno-Economies Development Research Center of the State Council of China. He received his Ph.D. in Management from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. At the Ash Center, his research focuses on how innovation drives economic growth, and how policies impact the regional and national innovation systems.
Director, Macroeconomics and Strategy Studies, National Institute for Development Strategy, Vietnam
Huong Nguyen received a PhD in Economics of Development from the National Institute for Development Strategy and a masterâ€™s degree in Economics of Development from the Institute of Social Studies (Netherlands) and the National Economics University in Hanoi. More | Contact
Korean Consulate General, Boston, MA
Joongsuk Park is the Consul for the Korean Consulate General in Boston. In this role, he assists and supports the citizens of the Republic of Korea residing in the New England area. He joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) of the Republic of Korea in 1997 and also served as South Koreaâ€™s diplomat in Sri Lanka (2002-2005), Ukraine (2005-2007), and Fiji (2009-2012). More | Contact
CEO and President, China Technological Innovation Corporation, Beijing
Jason Tseng received a B.S. in mechanics from Nanjing Institute of Technology (Southeast University), a M.E. in vehicle engineering from Beijing Institute of Technology, and a D.E. in automobile engineering from Tsinghua University. More | Contact
School of Civil Engineering, Tsinghua University
Dingyun Wang is a postdoctoral scholar at Tsinghua University School of Civil Engineering. He received his PhD in management from Fudan University. His research at the Ash Center will focus on a comparative project examining budget reform and local governance in the U.S. and China. More | Contact
Chairman, HEDA Group
Fresh from his post as Research Scholar at Columbiaâ€™s School of International and Public Affairs, Kaiyuan Wang will perform a comparative study of state governance in the United States and China. He received his MBA from Peking University.
Associate Professor, School of Marxism, Minzu University of China.
Yan Jiefeng is an associate professor at Minzu University of China. He received his Ph.D. in law from Renmin University in 2008. Yan is currently engaged in researching political parties and democracy with a special focus on intra-party democracy. More | Contact
Director & Deputy CEO, Shuanghui International Holdings Ltd.
Yang Zhijun is the director and deputy CEO of Shuanghui International Holdings Limited, where he has been affiliated since 1996. Yang received a bachelorâ€™s degree from China Sichuan University in 1996 and an EMBA degree from Iowa University in 2005. At the Ash Center he will be conducting a research project on the acquisition, integration and management of overseas businesses by Chinese corporations. More | Contact
Deputy Director for International Economics Research, Development Research Center (DRC)
Qi Zhang is the Deputy Director-General of the Research Department of Foreign Economic Relations at the Development Research Centre of the State Council of China. She obtained a Masterâ€™s degree in Economic Policy Management from Columbia. Her research covers Chinaâ€™s foreign economic relations.
Vice Chairman, Investment Banking Asia, UBS
Zhao Ju is the Vice Chairman, Investment Banking Asia, UBS. He also has extensive professional working experience with such firms as China Galaxy Securities Co., Deutsche Bank, China Construction Bank, and China Agricultural Trust & Investment Co. Zhao has his MBA from Peking University and his Bachelor's degree from Tsinghua University. More | Contact
Li Fang is a Ph.D. candidate at the Institute of Education of Beijing Institute of Technology. She is also a research assistant of the Center for Industrial Development and Environment Governance (CIDEG), Tsinghua University. Her research interest includes education policy, innovation policy. Currently she focuses on studies of innovation in higher education. More | Contact
PhD Candidate, School of Public Affairs, Xiamen University
Huayun Liu is a PhD candidate at Xiamen University studying political theory and issues related to representation theory and political thought. He holds a master's degree in philosophy and a bachelorâ€™s degree in law from Jiangxi Normal University. More | Contact
PhD Candidate, School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University
Wu Tian received her bachelorâ€™s degree in political science from Peking University and is a combined master-doctoral program graduate student majoring in public policy and management at Tsinghua University. Her research focuses on public leadership and she is working as a research assistant at the China Research Center for Public Leadership. More | Contact
PhD Candidate, Center for Crisis Management Research, Tsinghua University
Long Peng is a PhD candidate at the Center for Crisis Management Research at Tsinghua Universityâ€™s School of Public Policy and Management. His research focuses on emergency management and risk management, and he is currently working on a project commissioned by the National Natural Science Foundation of China on â€˜The Top Design on the National Emergency Management System of China.â€™
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Ph.D. Candidate, School of Government, Sun Yat-sen University
Wang Guanglong is a PhD candidate majoring in Public Administration from Sun Yat-sen University. His research interests include the evolution and operation of Chinese party-state system with a special focus on the policy innovation, policy making, incentive design, and policy implementation of Chinese government bureaucracy. More | Contact
PhD Candidate, Peking University
Yuan Zhao is a PhD candidate at Peking University majoring in public administration. She received her masterâ€™s degree in human resource management in public sectors from Peking University. Her research interests include human resources, government performance, and official systems of promotion. More | Contact
Lecturer & Academic Affairs Manager, Fulbright Economics Teaching Program
As a lecturer at the Fulbright School, Le teaches Microeconomics for Public Policy and Regional and Local Development. She is also a research coordinator for the Lower Mekong Public Policy Initiative, an USAID-funded socioeconomic and environmental policy research project for the Lower Mekong region. Her research focuses on sustainable development. Le holds a masterâ€™s degree in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School. More | Contact
Lecturer of Economics, Fulbright School, Ho Chi Minh City
Ngan Dinh is a lecturer of economics at the Fulbright School in Ho Chi Minh City. Ngan's research interests include issues in the labor market, public health, and organizations. She is currently engaged in research on the sero-prevalence of human infection with avian influenza, labor mobility and urbanization, and a study on incentives among state workers in Vietnam. More | Contact
Non-Resident Research Associate, Myanmar Program / Ph.D. Candidate, SOAS
Bo Bo Nge is a research associate with the Myanmar Program, contributing to the Program's research agenda pertaining to Myanmar's peace process and economic development. Nge is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Financial and Manage Studies at SOAS, University of London.
Lecturer in Law and Governance, Fulbright School, Vietnam
Pham Duy Nghia is widely recognized as one of the leading scholars of economic law and public governance in Vietnam. He has authored a textbook, Introduction to Law, analyzing the law from public policy perspectives, and developed two innovative courses for the Fulbright School Masterâ€™s in Public Policy program: Law and Public Policy and Public Governance. More | Contact
Director, Public Policy Program, Fulbright School, Ho Chi Minh City
Nguyen Xuan Thanh is the director of the Public Policy Program at the Fulbright School in Ho Chi Minh City. He has been a permanent member of the Fulbright School faculty since 2002. Thanhâ€™s work is focused on public investment, infrastructure development, and energy. His recent and ongoing research projects include a study of Ho Chi Minh Cityâ€™s transportation infrastructure. More | Contact
Director of Research, Fulbright School, Ho Chi Minh City
Vu Thanh Tu Anh is the director of research at the Fulbright School in Ho Chi Minh City. Tu Anhâ€™s primary research interests include Vietnamese industrial policy; the political economy of reform, especially of state owned enterprises; provincial development policy; and public finance. He recently completed a comparative study of Vietnamese industrial policy with Dwight Perkins. More | Contact
Rajawali Senior Fellow / Executive and Corporate Director
Jeffrey R. Williams (éŸ‹å‚‘å¤«) is a Rajawali Senior Fellow at the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation of Harvard Kennedy School. An independent consultant and corporate director based in Shanghai, China, he currently divides his time between China and the United States. More | Contact
Rajawali Senior Fellow / Ph.D. in International Relations, University of Cambridge
Dalena Wright was formerly a Special Assistant to USAID's Administrator for the Former Soviet Union and Eastern and Central Europe (1993-2000), Deputy Presidential Representative in Bosnia (1995-1997), and Staff on Capitol Hill. Wright received her Ph.D. from University of Cambridge. More | Contact
Karen Agustiawan is an Asia Energy and Sustainability Initiative senior visiting fellow at the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard Kennedy School. Her research focuses on Indonesiaâ€™s tremendous potential for renewable energy as well as examining the countryâ€™s energy challenges more broadly. She has held various technical and managerial positions in within Mobil Oil Indonesia, Mobil Oil Dallas USA, CGG Petrosystems Indonesia, Landmark Concurrent Solusi Indonesia and Halliburton Indonesia. She Joined Pertamina, the national oil and gas company of Indonesia in 2006 as expert staff to the CEO for upstream businesses. In March 2008, Agustiawan was appointed as corporate senior vice president, upstream. She was appointed as President Director of PT Pertamina (Persero) in February 5, 2009 and re-appointed as President Director/CEO of PT Pertamina (Persero) in March 5, 2013.