Chen Wang

2021-2022 AWC Post-Doctoral Fellow

Chen Wang is an America in the World Consortium Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Political Science at Duke University. His research focuses on a variety of subjects in international security, including leaders in international politics, the causes and consequences of political violence, China’s foreign and security policies, and the impact of emerging technologies on decision-making.

His book manuscript, Repression and Political Violence on China’s New Silk Road, is currently under contract with the Cambridge University Press (with Philip Potter). He has recently published in British Journal of Political Science, as well as policy outlet Political Violence at a Glance. 

Prior to Duke, he was a Pre-doctoral Visiting Scholar in the Institute for Security and Conflict Studies (ISCS) at the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs and a Research Fellow associated with the National Security Policy Center (NSPC) of the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy at the University of Virginia (UVA). He holds a B.A. in economics, M.A. in international economics from the University of International Relations, Beijing, M.S. in applied economics from Johns Hopkins University, and a Ph.D. in political science from UVA.