Kerry Brown is on the Board of Advisors for Young China Watchers (YCW). Kerry Brown is Executive Director of the China Studies Centre at the University of Sydney,and Professor of Chinese Politics. He was previously Head of the Asia Programme at Chatham House.
YCW launched its second chapter in Shanghai in 2010. As China's financial capital, YCW Shanghai has tapped many experts covering China's economy and financial sector, as well as urbanization. Our speakers have included:
- Jonathan Woetzel, Director of McKinsey & Company, Director of the McKinsey Global Institute in Asia and Co-Chair Urban China Initiative
- Shen Dingli, Vice Dean of the Institute of International Affairs of Fudan University
- The Honorable Ken Jarrett, former US Consul General in Shanghai
YCW Shanghai has co-sponsored many of its events with the Hopkins China Forum, organized by The Johns Hopkins University and its affiliated alumni associations worldwide. Our partner has brought in visiting professors from leading policy graduate program, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins.
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Adam Webb is Resident Professor of Political Science at Johns Hopkins University’s Hopkins-Nanjing Centre. He received his AB in Social Studies from Harvard and his PhD in Politics from Princeton. He was also a Visiting Scholar at the American Academy
Dr. Francisco González is the Riordan Roett Senior Associate Professor of Latin American Studies at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). His research interests include the political economy of Latin America, global and regional energy issues,
Sam Crane is Chair of the Political Science Department at Williams College, where he teachers Chinese Politics and Ancient Chinese Philosophy. He completed his Ph.D. in Political Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and taught at Georgetown University and The Hopkins-
Jonathan Woetzel is a Director with McKinsey & Company based in Shanghai. Dr. Woetzel currently leads McKinsey’s Cities Special Initiative globally, convening our work with urban authorities in over 40 geographies worldwide. In his 27 years with the Firm, 26 of