Susan (Chan) Shifflett is a program associate at the Wilson Center’s China Environment Forum. Prior to joining the Wilson Center, Susan was a junior associate at The Asia Foundation. As a graduate student, she interned at the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Global Food Security, writing research briefs on food and water security. From 2007-2010, she lived in Beijing where she serv...
Director, Partners for Democratic Change
ExpertiseChange and conflict management; governance and civil society development
Co-Founder, Aie Serve
Abbas Sibai is from Beirut Lebanon, part of Leaders of Democracy Fellows Program at Maxwell School, Syracuse University NY. He is passionate about creating new initiatives related to active youth participation, environment and health issues. Lately he developed "Live Love Beirut" a crowd source platform for youth mobilization in Lebanon. He is also Program Manager and Communications cons...
Ministry of Natural Resources and Wildlife, Government of Québec
Journalist, Cox Newspapers
Professor and Chair, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada.
Jennifer Turner has been the director of the China Environment Forum at the Woodrow Wilson Center for 13 years. She has created meetings, exchanges and publications focusing on a variety of energy and environmental challenges facing China, particularly on water, energy and climate challenges, as well as environmental nongovernmental organizations, environmental journalism, and environmental govern...
Director of Graduate Studies, Department of International Relations, Bilkent University, Turkey
Associate Professor, Department of Politics and Law, Montclair State University Senior Research Scholar, Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University
I first developed the concept for my monograph, China as a Risk Society, as a result of my experience as a Fulbright lecturer in Hong Kong in 2002-2003, the year of the SARS crisis, when I observed a complete turnaround in China’s relations with its neighbors due to the Chinese government’s mishandling of the epidemic. Although I have written a great deal over the past decade about great pow...
Center for Legal Assistance to Pollution Victims (CLAPV)