Julian Gewirtz is currently working in the Biden Administraiton on China matters. He was a joint Weatherhead East Asian Institute / China and the World Program fellow for the 2020-2021 academic year. Before that he was an Academy Scholar at Harvard University's Weatherhead Center for International Affairs. He is the author of Unlikely Partners: Chinese Reformers, Western Economists, and the Making of Global China (Harvard University Press, 2017) and a new book on the tumult, legacies, and historical manipulation of China's 1980s (Harvard University Press, 2021). He received his doctorate in modern Chinese history in 2018 from Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar. He has been a Lecturer in History at Harvard, a Fellow in History and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, and a Special Advisor at the U.S. Department of Energy. His research is published in the Journal of Asian StudiesPast & Present, and Foreign Affairs. He has also written on Asia for publications including The Guardian, Wall Street Journal, the Washington PostPolitico, Caijing, Caixin, and Harper’s. (Twitter: @JulianGewirtz)

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