Speaker: Dr. Diana Fu, University of Toronto
Diana Fu is assistant professor of Asian politics. Her research examines the relationship between popular contention, state power, and civil society in contemporary China. She is the author of “Mobilizing Without the Masses: Control and Contention in China,” (Cambridge Studies in Contentious Politics Series and Columbia University’s Studies of the Weatherhead East Asia Institute). Articles that are part of this broader project have appeared in Governance (2017), Comparative Political Studies (2017), The China Journal (2018), among others.
She graduated for Oxford University with distinction where she studied as a Rhodes Scholar. She was a Walter H. Shorenstein Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford University and a Predoctoral Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her writing and research have appeared in The Economist, Foreign Affairs, The Washington Post, Boston Review, Nick Kristof’s On the Ground Blog (The New York Times), PostGlobal, and Global Brief.