Assistant Professor of GovernmentKirner-Johnson 105
Alexsia T. Chan's research focuses on the political economy of development, authoritarian politics, and Chinese politics. Currently she is working on a project examining public service provision for migrant workers and methods of social control in China. Chan's other research explores the relationship between international trade policy and protest.
She holds a master's degree and doctorate in political science from the University of California, Berkeley. She has a bachelor's degree in political science and economics from Rutgers University. She was a Mellon C3 postdoctoral fellow at Middlebury College in the Department of Political Science.
Recent Courses Taught
Politics in China
Comparative Political Economy
Chinese Foreign Policy
Chan, Alexsia T. and Kevin J. O’Brien. 2019. “Phantom Services: Deflecting Migrant Workers in China.” The China Journal 81: 103-122.
Chan, Alexsia T. and Beverly K. Crawford. 2017. “The Puzzle of Public Opposition to TTIP in Germany.” Business and Politics 19(4): 683-708.
Appointed to the Faculty: 2016
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
M.A., University of California, Berkeley
B.A., Rutgers University