Legal scholar and well-known human rights activist Teng Biao gave a talk at USC on the state of human rights in China.
Research by faculty
Zhang, "Association Between Changes in Air Pollution Levels During the Beijing Olympics and Biomarkers of Inflammation and Thrombosis in Healthy Young Adults" 2012
Using the 2008 Beijing Olympics as their laboratory, University of Southern California (USC) researchers have found biological evidence that even a short-term reduction in air pollution exposure improves one’s cardiovascular health.
USC research on the impact of economic growth on life satisfaction.
Sun, "Population and employment distribution and urban spatial structure: An empirical analysis of metropolitan Beijing, China in the post-reform era," 2009
USC Dissertation in Urban Planning.
Rui, "China's fragmented political structure and the effect on environmental policy enforcement---on the water pollution control in the tributaries in the Three Gorges Reservoir area," 2008
USC Dissertation in East Asian Area Studies.
Lee, "An analysis of teaching certification practices for higher education in ancient and modern China," 1986
USC dissertation in Education.
USC dissertation in Comparative Literature.
USC dissertation in History.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for an online talk with Julia Strauss on her new book, which focuses on the period 1949 to 1954 and compares how the Communist Party in China and the Nationalist Party in Taiwan sought to consolidate their authority and foster economic development.
The USC U.S.-China institute presents a webcast with award-winning journalist Dexter Robert. His new book explores the reality behind today’s financially-ascendant China and pulls the curtain back on how the Chinese manufacturing machine is actually powered.