Experts available to discuss issues related to China’s leadership transition
ANN ARBOR—University of Michigan experts are available to discuss the anticipated once-in-a-decade leadership transition at the Chinese Communist Party’s 18th Congress this month.
Mary Gallagher, director of U-M’s Center for Chinese Studies, can discuss the new leadership’s political challenges. She is an associate professor of political science whose interests include comparative politics of transitional and developing states as well as labor issues. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org . More about Gallagher: http://www.lsa.umich.edu/polisci/people/ci.gallaghermary_ci.detail
Linda Y.C. Lim, professor of strategy at the Ross School of Business, can discuss U.S.-China trade relations, the need for domestic economic and financial reforms; China’s changing economic role in the world; and multi-country manufacturing supply chains in Asia. Her research focuses on the influence of domestic politics; economic policy and culture on business structure; and strategy and operations. She can be reached at (+1) 734-763-0290 or email@example.com. More about Lim: http://www.bus.umich.edu/FacultyBios/FacultyBio.asp?id=000119685
Nicholas Calcina Howson, professor of law, can discuss legal system and political-legal institutional issues in China. He writes and lectures widely on Chinese law topics, focusing on the Chinese judiciary and administrative agencies, corporate and securities law and constitutional law. He has acted as a consultant to the Ford Foundation, the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and various Chinese government ministries and administrative departments, in particular with respect to the formulation of key PRC statutes. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or (cell) (+1) 917-495-0033. More about Howson: http://web.law.umich.edu/_FacultyBioPage/facultybiopagenew.asp?ID=328
Philip Potter, assistant professor at U-M’s Ford School of Public Policy, can discuss Chinese foreign policy, security issues and the Xinjiang region. His current research projects explore the relationship between interdependence and international conflict; the impact of public opinion and media on foreign policy; and the role of networks in transnational terrorism. He can be reached at (+1) 734-615-6905 or email@example.com. More about Potter: http://fordschool.umich.edu/faculty/Philip_Potter A recent video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=otfba9EcApY&feature=relmfu
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