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Critical Issues Confronting China Series featuring Jessica Chen Weiss – How to Avert a Crisis Over Taiwan and Stabilize US-China Tensions

November 16 @ 12:00 pm 1:15 pm

Speaker: Jessica Chen Weiss, Michael J. Zak Professor for China and Asia-Pacific Studies, Cornell University

Jessica Chen Weiss is the Michael J. Zak Professor for China and Asia-Pacific Studies in the Department of Government at Cornell University. From August 2021 to July 2022, she served as senior advisor to the Secretary’s Policy Planning Staff at the U.S. State Department on a Council on Foreign Relations Fellowship for Tenured International Relations Scholars (IAF-TIRS). Weiss is the author of Powerful Patriots: Nationalist Protest in China’s Foreign Relations (Oxford University Press, 2014). Her research appears in International OrganizationChina Quarterly, International Studies Quarterly, Journal of Conflict ResolutionSecurity StudiesJournal of Contemporary China, and Review of International Political Economy, as well as in the New York Times, Foreign Affairs, Los Angeles Times, and Washington Quarterly. Weiss was previously an assistant professor at Yale University and founded FACES, the Forum for American/Chinese Exchange at Stanford University. Born and raised in Seattle, Washington, she received her Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego in 2008, where her dissertation won the 2009 American Political Science Association Award for best dissertation in international relations, law and politics. Weiss is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations. 

Also available on Zoom. Register at: https://harvard.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_qJNv4p3ZQcqNS46yeKhHiA

Organizer

Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

Venue

CGIS South S020, Belfer Case Study Room

1730 Cambridge St.
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

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