Steven Goldstein 戈迪溫
Sophia Smith Professor of Government, Emeritus, Smith College
Research interests: Chinese domestic and foreign policy, mainland China-Taiwan relations and US-Taiwan relations.Read More
Nara Dillon 温奈良
Senior Lecturer on Government
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.Read More
Anthony Saich 托尼·赛奇
Daewoo Professor of International Affairs
Anthony Saich is the director of the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation and Daewoo Professor of International Affairs, teaching courses on comparative political institutions, democratic governance, and transitional economies with a focus on China.Read More
Joseph Fewsmith 傅士卓
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).Read More
Robert S. Ross 陆伯彬
Professor of Political Science, Boston College
Robert S. Ross is Professor of Political Science at Boston College. He received his Ph.D. in Political Science from Columbia University in 1984.Read More
Alastair Iain Johnston 江忆恩
Governor James Albert Noe and Linda Noe Laine Professor of China in World Affairs
Alastair Iain Johnston is the Gov. James Albert Noe and Linda Noe Laine Professor of China in World Affairs in the Government Department at Harvard University. He has written on socialization theory, identity and political behavior, and strategic culture, mostlyRead More
The nexus between Africa and China is in critical need of further study, beginning with the development of an integrative research agenda based on a careful survey of the field. With this in mind, the Harvard University Center for African Studies, the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, and the Harvard University Asia Center have launched a four-year Africa-China Initiative, which began in fall 2015.
Meritocracy in China and India Project
To date, the FC and SAI have sponsored two roundtable discussions (April 24, 2015, and November 23, 2015) to explore the concept of “talent” or “meritocracy” in order to identify promising themes and directions for more targeted conferences to be held during the next two academic years. The first two roundtables, held at Harvard, brought together a total of twenty-three scholars of both India and China primarily located in the Boston region.
Each semester, the Fairbank Center Collection of the H. C. Fung Library at Harvard University acquires new books in English and Chinese. Below is a list of new books collected in spring 2021. To see more additions to the collection, check out (no pun intended) the...
Read and download our 2018-2019 Annual Report here. The 2018–19 academic year was a challenging time for all of us at the Fairbank Center who devote ourselves to the study of China. The U.S.-China bilateral relationship continues to deteriorate and there are few...