• Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Government

Years of Affiliation: Shum Fellow from 2020-2021

Josh Freedman is a PhD candidate in the Department of Government at Harvard. His research focuses on technocracy, bureaucracy, and the politics of science and expertise in contemporary China. Before coming to Harvard, he lived and worked in Beijing and in Washington DC, researching and writing about social and economic policy issues in both China and the United States.

Research interests: bureaucracy, inequality, comparative political theory, politics of science, social policy

Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies