• Publications Coordinator
  • jamesevans@fas.harvard.edu
  • (617) 495-0711

James Evans coordinates digital communications, media relations, publicity outreach and graphic design at the Fairbank Center. Previously, James worked in public affairs for Weber Shandwick in Beijing and London and the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, and has a background in public policy and digital communications across China and Europe. James read Philosophy, Politics and Economics at the University of Oxford before studying Chinese language at Beijing Language and Culture University. He is currently enrolled in Harvard’s Regional Studies East Asia program, where he is writing a thesis on China’s foreign relations with the Third World. His research interests include modern Chinese history and government, China’s foreign policy, and China’s relations with the developing world.

James is the Editor for the Fairbank Center’s Blog, and the host and producer of our “Harvard on China” podcast.

From the Fairbank Blog: 

Taiwan’s ‘Pink’ Vote
Part of the Fairbank Center’s “Taiwan Votes” blog series on Taiwan’s 2020 general election, this blog post examines how pro-LGBTQ voters — many of them young — have become an increasingly important demographic for President Tsai Ing-wen.

INFOGRAPHIC: China’s Economic Governance
The Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University presents a visual guide to the leaders of China’s economy. By Yuan Wang, Research Associate at Harvard Business School, and James Evans, Publications Coordinator at the Fairbank Center.

INFOGRAPHIC: China’s Leaders of Party and State after the 13th NPC and CPPCC
The Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies presents a visual guide to China’s leadership after the “Two Meetings” of March 2018, and the new leaders’ ties to Xi Jinping. By Yuan Wang and James Evans.

UPDATED INFOGRAPHIC: A Post-19th Party Congress Guide to China’s New Leadership
The 19th Party Congress saw a reshuffling of China’s leadership. The Fairbank Center presents an updated visual guide to what we know about China’s new leaders of party and state. By Yuan Wang and James Evans.

INFOGRAPHIC: How the CCP Rules, a Guide to China’s Leaders of Party and State
As leaders meet in Beijing for the 19th Party Congress, the Fairbank Center presents a visual guide to understanding China’s elite politics. By Yuan Wang and James Evans.

From the “Harvard on China” Podcast: 

Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies