Andrew G. Walder, PhDDenise O'Leary and Kent Thiry Professor, H&S; and Senior Fellow, FSI; and Director-Emeritus, Shorenstein APARC, and the Division of International, Comparative and Area Studies
Within a few short years of its founding, the Stanford China Program has established a reputation as one of the top research programs in the country focusing on contemporary China. Read more »
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Karl Eikenberry and Andrew Walder were inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences on Oct. 6, joining eight Stanford professors and a university trustee who were elected to the organization this year. Read more »
Fractured Rebellion a 'groundbreaking book,' says China BeatShorenstein APARC in the news: China Beat on December 1, 2011
Fractured Rebellion is the first full-length account of the evolution of China's Red Guard Movement in Beijing, the nation's capital, from its beginnings in 1966 to its forcible suppression in 1968. A recent China Beat review praised Andrew Walder's 2009 book as "groundbreaking" and as "[bringing] meaning to a whirlwind of events."
Andrew Walder discusses China's political "holding strategy"Shorenstein APARC, FSI Stanford Op-ed: Boston Review on July 11, 2011
China's Soviet-style political system has not kept pace with the dramatic changes taking place within the country's social and economic systems, suggests Andrew Walder in a recent Boston Review op-ed. Keeping the lessons of the former Soviet Union in mind, he says, China's government has instead utilized a "holding strategy" to maintain its political institutions over the past twenty years.
Jean Oi and Andrew Walder play key role in development of SCPKUShorenstein APARC in the news: Stanford Report on March 31, 2011
Scheduled to open in January 2012, construction is well underway for the Stanford Center at Peking University (SCPKU), a state-of-the art, multimillion dollar facility with research and event space available for the use of all Stanford departments. The center is anticipated to further develop the university's ties with and presence in Asia, and to increase the amount of Stanford activities taking place there. Jean Oi, director of the Stanford China Program, will also serve concurrently as the director of SCPKU. She and Andrew Walder, the Denise O'Leary and Kent Thiry Professor of Sociology, have played a key role in the development of SCPKU since originating the idea for the center in 2006.
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