Jennifer Rudolph is Professor of Asian History and International and Global Studies at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts, where she is also the Director of the university’s China Hub and its project centers in Hangzhou and Taipei. Previously, she served as the Executive Director of the Harvard China Fund and Harvard’s Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, and she continues to be a Research Associate there. A member of the National Committee on US-China Relations, her current research focuses on political identity in Taiwan. Her most recent book The China Questions: Critical Insights into a Rising Power (Harvard University Press, 2018), co-edited with Michael Szonyi, has been published in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and soon Russian. The China Questions II: Critical Issues in the US-China Relationship will be out in August 2022 (Harvard University Press, 2022).
Professor Jennifer Rudolph, an expert on modern Chinese political history, lends her thoughts about the potential impact of Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan in a Financial Times article which was picked up by several other media outlets including The Irish Times.