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David Shambaugh

Former Fellow


    August 1, 2002 — May 1, 2003

    Professional affiliation

    Professor and Director of the China Policy Program, George Washington University

    Wilson Center Projects

    "Hanging On: The Chinese Communist Party Since the Collapse of Global Communism"

    Full Biography

    David Shambaugh is Gaston Sigur Professor of Asian Studies, Political Science, & International Affairs and the founding Director of the China Policy Program in the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University. He was formerly the Editor of The China Quarterly and Reader in Chinese Politics at the University of London's School of Oriental & African Studies (SOAS), and a Fellow (2002-03) and Acting Director of the Asia Program (1987-88). Professor Shambaugh has published more than 30 books, including most recently, China’s Future (2016), China & the World (2020) and Where Great Powers Meet: America and China in Southeast Asia (2020).