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Yichen Guan

Ph.D. Candidate, Government

Yichen Guan is conducting research surrounding a central question: does minority education encourage ethnic minorities’ political participation in China? To address this question, she will conduct a survey and in-depth case studies in Xinjiang and Ningxia Provinces to investigate theRead More

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Jingkai He

Ph.D. Candidate, Government

Jingkai will be conducting a 9-month research project in China, as part of a cross-national study, to explain authoritarian regimes’ ability to manage domestic popular threats, which is a crucial factor in explaining the variation in authoritarian regimes’ durability. HeRead More

Xiaoqian Hu 胡小倩

S.J.D. Candidate, Harvard Law School

Xiaoqian Hu is an SJD candidate at Harvard Law School. Her doctoral dissertation, "Property and Authority: A Legal-Anthropological Study of China's Great Rural Transformation," studies how Chinese rural citizens negotiate with local governments for access to land, government subsidies, andRead More

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