Harry Harding

Harry Harding is a specialist on China and U.S.-China relations. His major publications include Organizing China: The Problem of Bureaucracy, 1949-1966China’s Second Revolution: Reform after MaoA Fragile Relationship: the United States and China since 1972; and the chapter on the Cultural Revolution in the Cambridge History of China. He is presently working on a sequel to A Fragile Relationship with the working title A Broken Engagement: the United States and China from Clinton to Trump.

Presently University Professor and Professor of Public Policy and Faculty Senior Fellow in the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia, he is also Adjunct Chair Professor in the College of Social Science at National Chengchi University in  Taipei. He has previously  held visiting or adjunct appointments at numerous universities, including most recently the University of Hong Kong  and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Harding served as the founding dean of UVA’s Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy between 2009 and 2014. Before joining the Batten School, he held faculty appointments at Swarthmore College and Stanford University,  founded the Asia Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in 1979-80, and was a Senior Fellow in the Foreign Policy Studies Program at the Brookings Institution in 1983-1995. From 1995 to 2005 he was Dean of the Elliott School of International Affairs at the George Washington University, and from 2005 to 2007 was Director of Research and Analysis at Eurasia Group, a political risk research and advisory firm based in New York. He has served on the boards of several educational and non-profit institutions as well as on the U.S.-China Joint Commission on Science and Technology and the U.S. Defense Policy Board. A graduate of Princeton in public and international affairs, he holds a Ph.D. in political science from Stanford University.

何汉理是一名中国与美中关系学专家。他的主要著作包括:《组织中国:官僚问题 1949-1966》、《中国的第二次革命:毛泽东之后的改革》、《脆弱的关系:1972年以来的美国和中国》、以及《剑桥中国史》中有关文化大革命的一章。如今,他正在创作《脆弱的关系》的续篇《损毁的联结:论从克林顿到特朗普以来的美国与中国》。


在2009到2014年间,何汉理担任弗吉尼亚大学弗兰克巴顿公共关系学院的院长。在来到巴顿学院之前,他曾在斯沃斯莫学院和斯坦福大学任教。1979至1980年间,他在伍德罗威尔逊国际学者中心创立了“亚洲项目”。1983至1995年间,他在布鲁金斯机构担任对外政策项目的高级学者。1995至2005年间,他在乔治华盛顿大学担任艾略特国际事务学院的院长。2005至2007年间,他在位于纽约的政治风险研究与咨询公司Eurasia Group担任研究与分析部长。他在多家教育与非营利机构、中美联合科技委员会、以及美国国防政策委员会皆曾任职。他毕业于普林斯顿大学,专业为公共与国际事务,同时拥有斯坦福大学的政治科学学位。