Teng Biao grew up in a rural village before attending law school at Peking University and focusing on human rights. While his early successes were lauded by the Chinese government, he was later abducted and tortured by police. He fled to the United States with his family and now teaches at Hunter College in NYC.
USCI Board of Scholars 2016-2017
Alastair Iain Johnston
Governor James Albert Noe and Linda Noe Laine Professor of China in World Affairs, Government
David M. Lampton
Dean of Faculty,
George and Sadie Hyman Professor of China Studies
Director, Chinese Studies Program
Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
Professor, International Relations
Director, Center for American Studies
Executive Vice Dean, Insitute of International Affairs
(January, 2009 and February 2009 presentations, September, 2010 documentary)
Ezra F. Vogel
Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences, Emeritus
(November, 2011 presentation)
Dali L. Yang
Professor, Political Science
University of Chicago
Chair Professor, Division of Social Science
Director, Center on Environment, Energy, and Resource Policy
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)
(April, 2007, October, 2009, and October 2011 presentations)
Professor Margaret Lewis examined the US government's use of criminal prosecutions to address a broad "China" threat is at tension with the criminal justice system.
The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a webinar with David Zweig to look at how tensions between the United States and China have impacted scientific collaboration and research.
Bob Davis and Lingling Wei, authors of Superpower Showdown, will help us understand the ramp up of US-China economic tensions and the far-reaching consequences of the stand-off.