A food safety factory shutdown has Americans hunting for baby formula. Readying themselves for a covid-19 lockdown, Chinese in Beijing emptied store shelves. Emerging from lockdown, some in Shanghai are visiting well-provisioned markets. U.S.-China agricultural trade is booming, but many are still being left hungry. Food security, sustainability and safety remain issues.
Dube, Clayton 杜克雷
USC U.S.-China Institute
USC U.S.-China Institute
3502 Watt Way, ASC G24
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Clayton Dube（杜克雷) has headed the USC U.S.-China Institute since it was established in 2006 to focus on the multidimensional U.S.-China relationship. USCI enhances understanding of complex and evolving U.S.-China ties through cutting-edge social science research, innovative graduate and
Dube previously managed the UCLA’s Asia Institute, part of a U.S. Department of Education designated National Resource Center. He also headed the Asian studies
Dube has produced documentary films and consulted on others. He headed the team producing the twelve-part Assignment: China documentary series on American media coverage of China since the 1940s. He wrote USCI’s popular newsletter for more than a decade, collaborating on it with multimedia editor Craig Stubing from 2020 to March 2022. He is frequently called upon by American and Chinese broadcast and print media to comment on current affairs.
Dube’s research has been supported by grants from the U.S. Department of Education and the Committee for Scholarly Communication with China. His research focuses on how economic and political change in China since 1900 affected the lives of people in small towns, on how Americans and Chinese see each other, and how governments work to influence those views. He’s written teaching guides on Chinese history, many reviews, and served as associate editor for Modern China, an academic quarterly published by Sage Publications, from 1998 to 2002. Dube received the 2012 Perryman Fund Social Studies Educator of the Year award. Dube serves as a director of the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia. He's also a Center on Public Diplomacy fellow. He's served on the executive committees of the Center for International Studies and the Center for International Business Education and Research. He serves on the Education about Asia editorial board and served on the LinkAsia (LinkTV) advisory board. Since 2012, he's moderated Chinapol, a large private discussion list for China specialists in academia, media, government, and research units.
2011 The State of the Chinese Economy / YouTube version
2012 Taiwan Election / YouTube
2013 The Obama – Xi Sunnylands Summit seen through the press and popular culture in the U.S. and China / YouTube
2013 Tinted Lenses: How Americans and Chinese View Each Other / YouTube version
2014 Building US-China Trust (panel) / YouTube version
2015 #MillennialMinds / YouTube version (Outline of the Future)
2016 Growing Pains, Closing Remarks (USCI | YouTube)
2016 The China Card (USCI | YouTube)
2018 Finding Solutions (USCI | YouTube)
2018 A Time of Uncertainty: the US, Taiwan, and China (USCI | YouTube)
2018 Roundtable Discussion: U.S.-China Trade War (USCI | YouTube)
Tensions evident in the recent European Union-China virtual summit reflect the increasing skepticism in Europe toward China and the worries over Ukraine and economic ties as well as human rights and environmental issues.