Gregory Chin

Associate Professor of political economy, York University

Gregory Chin is an Associate Professor of political economy at York University (Canada), where he teaches Chinese politics, global governance, and East Asian political economy. He is the former China Research Chair, director of the Global Development Program and senior fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), in Waterloo, Canada. He is the author of China’s Automotive Modernization: The Party-State and Multinational Corporations (2010), and has published in a number of journals including, most recently, The China Quarterly, Harvard Asia Quarterly, International Affairs, International Journal, Journal of International Affairs, Review of International Political Economy, The Washington Quarterly and Foreign Policy magazine. His writings have been translated into Chinese, Spanish and Italian. Dr. Chin was First Secretary in the Canadian Embassy in China from 2003-2007, where he was responsible for Canadian foreign aid to China and North Korea. From 1999-2003, he worked in Canada’s Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, and the Canadian International Development Agency. He was a member of the Interdepartmental China Analysts Group of the Privy Council Office. He has held visiting fellowships at Peking University (1997-98) and the University of Cambridge (2010). His current research focuses on China’s growing financial and monetary profile, and its role in global governance.

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