Weiwen Yin is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the China and the World Program. Weiwen's research and teaching interests include comparative and international political economy, international law and organizations, economic history, and quantitative methods, with a regional focus of East Asia. His publications appear in Journal of Conflict ResolutionInternational Relations of the Asia-PacificChina: An International Journal, and Japanese Journal of Political Science. In 2019, his research was funded by the Japanese Studies Fellowship, Japan Foundation.

Weiwen recently completed his Ph.D. in political science from Texas A&M University. Before his Ph.D. study, Weiwen received his B.A. at the School of International Studies, Peking University, M.P.P. at the University of Tokyo, and M.A. in political science at Central European University. During 2015-2016, he was also working as a research assistant at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore.

Weiwen Yin's personal website: https://www.weiwenyin.org/


Fall 2020 office hours: 2-5 p.m. every Friday.




Yin, Weiwen. “Climate Shocks, Political Institutions, and Nomadic Invasions in Early Modern East Asia.” Journal of Conflict Resolution 64.6 (2020): 1043-1069. 

Yin, Weiwen. “Domestic Arbitral Institutions and Foreign Direct Investment.” Online in International Relations of the Asia-Pacific. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/irap/lcaa003.