Huang Jing

Lee Foundation Professor on U.S. – China Relations
Director, Centre on Asia and Globalisation
Ph.D. Political Science, Harvard University

Prof Huang is a Lee Foundation Professor on US-China Relations and Director of Centre on Asia and Globalization at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy. He is an internationally recognised expert on Chinese politics, China’s foreign relations and security issues in Asia-Pacific. Prof Huang has written three books, edited five books, and contributed numerous journal articles, policy papers, and op-eds on Chinese politics, China’s development strategy, China’s foreign policy, US-China relations, China-India relations, the military, and security issues in the Asia-Pacific.

His book, Factionalism in Chinese Communist Politics (Cambridge University Press, 2000), won the prestigious MasayoshiOhira Memorial Prize in 2002. He is also a columnist for several English and Chinese newspapers and magazines. Prof Huang is on the Board of Directors of the Fujitsu-JAIMS Foundation Japan, the Advisory Board of the European-House Ambrosetti, the Steering Committee of the NUS Research Institute in Suzhou, and the WEF Global Agenda Council. He also serves as a Senior Overseas Economic Analyst for China’s Xinhua News Agency. Prof Huang was formerly a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution (2004-2008). He also taught at Harvard University, Utah State University and Stanford University.

Prof Huang received his Ph.D. in Political Science from Harvard University, MA from Fudan University, and BA from Sichuan University. Prof Huang was a Residential Fellow at the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center in 2012 and is a Richard von Weizsäcker Fellow at the Robert Bosch Academy.

Research Areas
• Asian security
• China development policy
• China provincial-central government relations
• China-India relations
• Energy policy
• Environmental policy and economics
• International security
• Sustainable development
• Water management, governance and policy