The center brings together students and scholars at Duke Kunshan University, Wuhan University, and other institutions across China and around the world to pursue a common scholarly interest in contemporary Chinese affairs. Many of the center’s activities are open to the broader community.
Two social scientists with primary expertise on contemporary China—Yu Wang at Duke Kunshan University and Melanie Manion at Duke University—together direct the center and coordinate its activities.
Associate Professor of Anthropology at Duke Kunshan University
Keping Wu is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Duke Kunshan University.
Vor Broker Family Professor of Political Science, Duke University
Melanie Manion is Vor Broker Family Professor of Political Science at Duke University.