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William Alford
William Alford

William Alford 安守廉

Henry L. Stimson Professor of Law; Director, East Asian Legal Studies Program

William P. Alford is a scholar of Chinese law and legal history. His books include To Steal a Book is an Elegant Offense: Intellectual Property Law in Chinese Civilization (Stanford University Press 1995)

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Harvard Law School | Austin 301 | Cambridge, MA 02138
Barry Bloom
Barry Bloom

Barry Bloom

Joan L. and Julius H. Jacobson Professor of Public Health; Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor

A leading scientist in the areas of infectious diseases, vaccines, and global health and former consultant to the White House, Dr. Barry Bloom continues to pursue an active interest in bench science as the principal investigator of a laboratory researchingRead More

665 Huntington Avenue | Building 1, Room 805 | Boston, MA 02115
Peter Boi
Peter Boi

Peter K. Bol 包弼德

Vice Provost for Advances in Learning; Charles H Carswell Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations

As Vice Provost, Peter K. Bol is responsible for HarvardX, the Harvard Initiative in Learning and Teaching, and research on the science of learning. Together with William Kirby, Bol teaches ChinaX (SW12x), a Harvard course that has a global enrollmentRead More

2 Divinity Avenue | Cambridge MA, 02138
Paul Cohen
Paul Cohen

Paul A. Cohen 柯文

Professor of History Emeritus, Wellesley College

Paul Cohen retired from Wellesley College in 2000 after teaching Chinese history for 35 years. He has been affiliated with the Fairbank Center since 1965, and he continues to research and write in the field of Chinese history, focusing mainlyRead More

Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies | CGIS South Building | 1730 Cambridge Street | Cambridge MA 02138
Richard Cooper
Richard Cooper

Richard Cooper

Maurits C. Boas Professor of International Economics

Richard N. Cooper is Maurits C. Boas Professor of International Economics at Harvard University. He is a member of the Trilateral Commission, the Council on Foreign Relations, the Executive Panel of the US Chief of Naval Operations, and the BrookingsRead More

1737 Cambridge Street | Cambridge, MA 02138
Nara Dillon
Nara Dillon

Nara Dillon

Lecturer on Government; Lecturer on East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Nara Dillon received her B.A. in history from Williams College and her Ph.D. in political science from the University of California, Berkeley. From 2003 to 2007 she taught Chinese politics and comparative politics as an Assistant Professor at Bard College.

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Mark Elliot
Mark Elliot

Mark C. Elliott 欧立德

Vice Provost for International Affairs; Mark Schwartz Professor of Chinese and Inner Asian History; former Director of the Fairbank Center

Mark C. Elliott is the Mark Schwartz Professor of Chinese and Inner Asian History in the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations and the Department of History at Harvard University.

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2 Divinity Avenue | Cambridge MA, 02138
joseph fewsmith
joseph fewsmith

Joseph Fewsmith

Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University

Joseph Fewsmith is Professor of International Relations and Political Science at Boston University. He is the author or editor of eight books, including, most recently, The Logic and Limits of Political Reform in China (January 2013).

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156 Bay State Road Room 401 Boston, Massachusetts 02215
Rowan Flad
Rowan Flad

Rowan Flad

Professor of Anthropology

His research focuses on the emergence and development of complex society during the late Neolithic period and the Bronze Age in China. He has conducted excavations at a salt production site in the eastern Sichuan Basin and has recently completedRead More

Peabody Museum 567 | 11 Divinity Avenue | Cambridge MA, 02138
arunabh ghosh
arunabh ghosh

Arunabh Ghosh

Assistant Professor of History

Arunabh Ghosh is a historian of modern China, with research and teaching interests that span the social, economic, and intellectual histories of twentieth century China, transnational histories of science and statecraft, and Sino-Indian history.

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CGIS South | 1730 Cambridge Street | Cambridge MA 02138
merie goldman
merie goldman

Merle Goldman 戈德曼

Professor of History Emerita, Boston University

Merle Goldman is the author of a number of books on modern Chinese history and culture. Her last two books, China’s Intellectuals: Advise and Dissent (1981) and Sowing the Seeds of Democracy in China (1994), were selected by the NewRead More

stephen goldstein
stephen goldstein

Stephen Goldstein

Sophia Smith Professor of Government, Smith College

Research interests: Chinese domestic and foreign policy, mainland China-Taiwan relations and US-Taiwan relations.

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Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies | CGIS South Building | 1730 Cambridge Street | Cambridge MA 02138
Susan Greenhalgh
Susan Greenhalgh

Susan Greenhalgh

Professor of Anthropology

Susan Greenhalgh is Professor of Anthropology and John King and Wilma Cannon Fairbank Professor of Chinese Society at Harvard University. Before moving to Harvard, she was Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Irvine and, before that, Senior ResearchRead More

Tozzer Anthropology Building 308 | 21 Divinity Avenue | Cambridge MA 02138
Janet Gyatso
Janet Gyatso

Janet Gyatso

Hershey Professor of Buddhist Studies

Professor Janet Gyatso is a specialist in Buddhist studies with concentration on Tibetan and South Asian cultural and intellectual history.

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Divinity 419 | Cambridge MA, 02138
william hsiao
william hsiao

William Hsiao

K. T. Li Professor of Economics

William Hsiao is the K.T. Li Research Professor of Economics in Department of Health Policy and Management and Department of Global Health and Population, at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from HarvardRead More

Harvard Global Health Institute | 104 Mt. Auburn St., 3rd Floor | Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
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