Jean C. Oi, PhDDirector, Stanford China Program; Lee Shau Kee Director, Stanford Center at Peking University; William Haas Professor in Chinese Politics, Department of Political Science; and Senior Fellow, FSI
Within a few short years of its founding, the Stanford China Program has established a reputation as one of the top research programs in the country focusing on contemporary China. Read more »
Shorenstein APARC, SCP News
Jean Oi was appointed to the Academic Advisory Council of the newly founded Schwarzman Scholars international scholarship program. Read more »
Limits of China's village democracyShorenstein APARC, SCP in the news: Wall Street Journal on November 9, 2012
Activists in Wukan, in Guangdong province, have discovered there are limits to grassroots democracy. New research by Jean C. Oi, showing a high percentage of upper-level government overseers in China's villages, highlights the boundaries of the power of local elected officials.
Shorenstein APARC News
What if you had the opportunity to work at a leading independent media company in China, or behind-the-scenes on a popular television show in Korea? The 25 students who participated this past summer in Stanford’s East Asia Internship Program gained hands-on experience living and working in East Asia. Read more »
China must invest more in rural children, say Stanford scholarsShorenstein APARC, AHPP, SCP in the news: YaleGlobal Online on March 14, 2012
As China's economy grows so does the prevalence of social inequality. In a YaleGlobal Online article, a team of Shorenstein APARC China experts says the country must invest more now in education and public health programs for its rural children or it will face major growth challenges in the near future.